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Which constipation treatments work for the person who has had problem for days?
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Dr. Jeannette Gonzalez-simon
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Diet and miralax (polyethylene glycol)
Firstly, to avoid constipation you should eat a high fiber diet with plenty of water intake.
Otherwise you can take 17 grams of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) daily for a few days. This will help you have a soft bowel movement.

In brief: Diet and miralax (polyethylene glycol)
Firstly, to avoid constipation you should eat a high fiber diet with plenty of water intake.
Otherwise you can take 17 grams of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) daily for a few days. This will help you have a soft bowel movement.
Dr. Jeannette Gonzalez-simon
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Drink plenty
If you are that constipated, you need to drink plenty of water( 6-8 glasses of water per day), try using magnesium citrate and use dulcolax and the like .
Follow instructions and modify your diet, increase fibers, be sure to go three times a day to avoid consquence of chronic constipation. See your doctor, be sure you dont have colon cancer etc.

In brief: Drink plenty
If you are that constipated, you need to drink plenty of water( 6-8 glasses of water per day), try using magnesium citrate and use dulcolax and the like .
Follow instructions and modify your diet, increase fibers, be sure to go three times a day to avoid consquence of chronic constipation. See your doctor, be sure you dont have colon cancer etc.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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