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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
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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