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Treatments for obstipation?

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In brief: Prevention

Prevent obstipation (constipation) with drinking plenty of liquids, take fiber supplements like metamucil, eat healthy high fiber foods and avoid junk foods, use enemas (fleets) and laxative like MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) from the drug store.
See a doctor if you develop abdominal pain or vomiting.

In brief: Prevention

Prevent obstipation (constipation) with drinking plenty of liquids, take fiber supplements like metamucil, eat healthy high fiber foods and avoid junk foods, use enemas (fleets) and laxative like MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) from the drug store.
See a doctor if you develop abdominal pain or vomiting.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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