2 doctors weighed in:
What's the best way to relieve constipation after having a hysterectomy?
2 doctors weighed in

Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: Vitamin c flush
Vitamin c powder called mixed ascorbate powder supplies 2767mg of vitamin c per scoop you would do one scoop with with cup of water or juice hourly until this causes diarrhea you vit c requirement to relieve constipation is the total you took minus one (last scoop) you can do this daily until your wound heals also helps with your tissue recovery - make sure u have no issues of kidney stones.

In brief: Vitamin c flush
Vitamin c powder called mixed ascorbate powder supplies 2767mg of vitamin c per scoop you would do one scoop with with cup of water or juice hourly until this causes diarrhea you vit c requirement to relieve constipation is the total you took minus one (last scoop) you can do this daily until your wound heals also helps with your tissue recovery - make sure u have no issues of kidney stones.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
Thank
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Water and Miralax (polyethylene glycol)
Surgery slows down the movement of the intestines.
Pain medication does too setting patients up for constipation. Staying hydrated with plently of water and taking a supplement like MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) can help overcome this problem.

In brief: Water and Miralax (polyethylene glycol)
Surgery slows down the movement of the intestines.
Pain medication does too setting patients up for constipation. Staying hydrated with plently of water and taking a supplement like MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) can help overcome this problem.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Adam Levy
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
33 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors