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Is there a way to get gentle, quick relief of constipation?

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Dr. Amir Bastawrous
Surgery - Colorectal
2 doctors agree

In brief: Fiber

Start with fiber and water. Then add each one if the first doesn't work 1.
Fiber 2. Magnesium 3. Mineral oil 4. Miralax see your doctor if things don't improve.

In brief: Fiber

Start with fiber and water. Then add each one if the first doesn't work 1.
Fiber 2. Magnesium 3. Mineral oil 4. Miralax see your doctor if things don't improve.
Dr. Amir Bastawrous
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Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

The current mainstay of acute treatment of constipation can involve stool softeners and/or polyethylene glycol, both of which are over the counter.

In brief: Yes

The current mainstay of acute treatment of constipation can involve stool softeners and/or polyethylene glycol, both of which are over the counter.
Dr. Howard Hack
Dr. Howard Hack
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