A 33-year-old female asked:
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constipation for over a year.had colonoscopy and was normal. take colace (docusate sodium) bid and fiber daily, drink a lot of water, eat fruit & vegany recommendations?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Add osmotic: Add a small dose of an osmotic agent such as polyethylene glycol, lactulose, or magnesium. Goal is 1 soft bm/day.
Answered on Mar 7, 2018
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