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I took a colon cleanser for 21 days not realizing the label said "do not take for more than seven consecutive days" what should I do?

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Dr. Edward Neilsen
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In brief: Don't continue

Talk to your doctor about the pros and cons of colon cleansing.
The literature debates both its usefulness and safety. You probably should work on recolonizing your colon with good bacteria found in yogurts and probiotics.

In brief: Don't continue

Talk to your doctor about the pros and cons of colon cleansing.
The literature debates both its usefulness and safety. You probably should work on recolonizing your colon with good bacteria found in yogurts and probiotics.
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Dr. Edward Neilsen
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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Probably no permanent damage...although you may have a few weeks of alternating constipation, diarrhea, and gas....
Dr. Edward Neilsen
See your doctor, I do not recommend colon cleansing. There are much safer, more natural products that work great.
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