San Jose, CA
A 23-year-old female asked:
Would miralax work at all if symptoms of hemmhorhoids were actually cancer?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Family Medicine 43 years experience
For MiraLAX : The way that MiraLAX works is to pull fluids into the intestine, soften the stool and allow passage easily. It can be used safely as an adjunct to your diet with high fiber to control constipation. If symptoms persist and you are concerned about other causes, you should see your doctor for a closer evaluation by a gastroenterologist.
18 viewsAnswered Dec 18, 2020
Last updated Dec 20, 2020
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