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can drinking magnesium citrate actually work to "clean you out"?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
No.: While having laxitive properti!es, it is mild and "does not always" clean you out!
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
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Need examination: Magnesium citrate is effective laxative.If unsuccessful examination is needed to rule out GI obstruction
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