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Dr dx hemorrhoids today and recommended stool softener + mild laxative for 60 days. What should I look out for which would warrant another visit or should I just assume meds will work?
I had an appendectomy 7days i have not had a bowel movement for 10 days I'm on an all liquid diet as requested by gp/taken mild laxatives not helping?
Post Op Complication: You are having a post operative complication. It is inappropriate to be seeking care for the complication from any physician other than the surgeon. Surgeon's must be informed of complications so that they can correct the problem before complications worsen. Please contact your surgeon. You were given written and verbal instructions to take home after surgery on how to do this. ...Read more
My 8 year old son poops his pants and when he does use the bathroom its a log. I have tried a fiber supplement and mild child laxative. What can I do?
I'm not eating much and taking laxatives. I did ketone urine test. I think its between mild and moderate. I'm not diabetic. Is this result ok?
I am 23 years old .I have mild hemoroid and anal fisher for one year .I have constipation and I use laxative .How i treat that ?What drug prescript?
Avoid constipation: Hemorrhoids are exacerbated by constipation and the "pushing" necessary. Foods high in fat tend to constipate you. Foods high in fiber favor looser stools. Fruits vegetable, whole grains are excellent sources of fiber. Also, fiber only works if u are well hydrated. Drink plenty of fluids to keep stools soft. Most fissures will heal with a topical cream./ if not, surgery can help. See a doc. ...Read more
For someone with mild milk intolerance, after drinking milk for years causing laxative effect, would it become habit-forming? What about lactulose?
Lactose intolerance: You do not have the enzyme (lactase) to break down the lactose sugar in milk and thereby the bacteria in your gut have a field day fermenting the sugar and producing the gas and diarrhea. Try lactaid milk or take a couple of lactase tab before drinking milk. Yogurt and cheese however have very little lactose in general. ...Read more
Yes!: Laxatives should only be taken under doctor supervision. Some directly irritate your colon to contract to remove stool and can lead to depending on them for a bowel movement. Others work by removing water from your body & put it into your colon to "flush" the stool out. Both can lead to dehydration and electrolyte imbalance if taken improperly. See your dr if you are having constipation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: Most people have no withdrawal or discontinuation symptoms when stopping wellbutrin (bupropion), no matter how long they've taken it. Of course there's no way to guarantee this in your specific case, but i would consider it a remote possibility. Of course, you should talk to your prescribing doctor before making medication changes. ...Read more
Why are laxatives not working for me? I took two 5mg pills in the past 3.5 hours and absolutely nothing!
I've taken over 50 laxatives the past two weeks, this is the third week(almost) and I was just wondering if it's going to do serious damage?
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