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I've been constipated for literally a week now. What should I do? Would prune juice be a good option?

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Constipation

Prune juice may help.
. May be caused by a number of things including low fiber diet immobility opioid pain medication electrolyte abnormality low potassium high calcium. Suggest metamucil pick up hydration. If persists or accompanied by fever seek medical attention.

In brief: Constipation

Prune juice may help.
. May be caused by a number of things including low fiber diet immobility opioid pain medication electrolyte abnormality low potassium high calcium. Suggest metamucil pick up hydration. If persists or accompanied by fever seek medical attention.
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Dr. Kenneth Smith
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Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine

In brief: Prunes and magnesium

Lots of fiber.
Prunes can help. Lots of water between meals. Consider magnesium supplementation.

In brief: Prunes and magnesium

Lots of fiber.
Prunes can help. Lots of water between meals. Consider magnesium supplementation.
Dr. Su Fairchild
Dr. Su Fairchild
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