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Possibly: Laxatives will not cause a miscarriage directly but the ongoing malnutrition that can follow can put the futus in danger of loss or malformation. ...Read more
Am I allowed to have an OTC laxative after my transfer day? I was put on meds for ohss after retrieval and a strict diet. Still no relief from constip
OHSS: OHSS is a syndrome of multiorgan dysfunction. Generally, ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome is a self-limiting disease for which treatment should be conservative and directed at symptoms, with medical therapy being sufficient for most patients. Women with severe symptoms often require intensive medical care--so without knowing your case, please discuss your question with your treating doctor(s). ...Read more
I have not had a bm in 7 days. I have the pressure to go but when trying...nothing!! I have taken 2 otc laxatives (Correctol) and Miralax yesterday and still NOTHING!! What can i do at this point?? Even went to chiropractor for sciatic pressure and he as
I've seen different types of OTC laxatives (stimulant, saline, stool softeners, etc.). Which would be best for occasional treatment of constipation?
If occasional: it doesn't matter much what you take, but it sounds like you have a number of GI issues. The best way to treat constipation is to avoid it, but taking in adequate fluid and a good amount of fiber, preferably from natural sources (like fruits/vegetables with lots of roughage). Stimulant laxatives can lead to dependency, and I generally recommend avoiding them. Occasionaf milk of magnesia is ok. ...Read more
I think my 1 year old son could benefit from stool softener. Is there a natural remedy or OTC product I can give him? Will prune juice do the trick?
Prune juice / karo: You can try some prune juice or karo syrup. You can give a tablespoon for every 4 oz of milk. Less or more depending on stool frequency. ...Read more
CT-scan showed stool in the right colon. tried OTC stool softener, feeling discomfort pressure, bloating only at the right side every day any solution?
Constipation clearan: use mirilax [polyetheline glycol] at dose on directions but can double and triple it if not effective in 2 days [be carefull can have diarrhea] absorbs water in colon/ stool , also need a stimulant to empty bowel /squeeze the muscles so sennaka or dulcolax[bisacodyl] follow directions but can double it if needed. colace 1-2 twice a day as nec.,can use enema to start, use all , frutis/veg.prune ju ...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
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