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A question about laxative abuse. If you need the laxatives, is daily use still considered abuse?

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Dr. Carin Van Gelder
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Yes

No one should need laxatives.
See a pmd, GI doc or colorectal surgeon who is familiar with performing motility studies. Stool softeners without the laxative effect are safer.

In brief: Yes

No one should need laxatives.
See a pmd, GI doc or colorectal surgeon who is familiar with performing motility studies. Stool softeners without the laxative effect are safer.
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
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