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What does stool softener actually do?

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Dr. Richard Rafoth
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Helps moisten stool

They cause stool to retain more water and thus be softer in consistency.

In brief: Helps moisten stool

They cause stool to retain more water and thus be softer in consistency.
Dr. Richard Rafoth
Dr. Richard Rafoth
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