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I took a laxative now my stomach is killing me, is this normal?

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Dr. Alvin Stein
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In brief: Probably

The laxative is pushing the intestinal tract to expel the stool contents and this is causing cramping until it is relieved.
To avoid the need for laxatives, consume more fiber in your diet and take probiotics to get your bowels regular.

In brief: Probably

The laxative is pushing the intestinal tract to expel the stool contents and this is causing cramping until it is relieved.
To avoid the need for laxatives, consume more fiber in your diet and take probiotics to get your bowels regular.
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