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Would it be advisable to use miralax (polyethylene glycol) for a few days..Just to see if I have stool that is not being eliminated?

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Dr. James Burns
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No symptoms i would avoid that experiment.
It is best not to train the bowels especially if you have no symptoms of distension, pain, constipation, or nausea. Eat a high residue diet, get plenty of exercise and drink a fair amount of water. Let your GI tract handle itself.

In brief: If you have

No symptoms i would avoid that experiment.
It is best not to train the bowels especially if you have no symptoms of distension, pain, constipation, or nausea. Eat a high residue diet, get plenty of exercise and drink a fair amount of water. Let your GI tract handle itself.
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