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Is it safe to use stool softeners often if I go a day without moving bowels?

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Dr. Edward Goldberg
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Yes

As long as you are using only stool softeners (docusate) and not laxatives, you are safe using them every day, especially if stool is hard.

In brief: Yes

As long as you are using only stool softeners (docusate) and not laxatives, you are safe using them every day, especially if stool is hard.
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