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Recommended food after consuming magnesium citrate - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello. I am 17 years old. I have been constipated for a few days. My mom bought me some magnesium citrate from the store & I drank it at 5:45. since then, I have used the bathroom. I have not eaten anything in 7 hours. What do you recommend that I eat after taking the magnesium citrate?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hello. I am 17 years old. I have been constipated for a few days. My mom bought me some magnesium citrate from the store & I drank it at 5:45. since then, I have used the bathroom. I have not eaten anything in 7 hours. What do you recommend that I eat after taking the magnesium citrate?
Doctor :   Nothing u can continue with the normal diet
Doctor :   since you have constipation
Doctor :   u can use rich in fibre diet food
User :   eating food won't upset my stomach? i have to go to school tomorrow & i don't cant be stuck in the bathroom all day
Doctor :   don't worry nothing to worry

Doctor :   take that magnesium twice a day
User :   i have to drink it twice a day??
Doctor :   i think u will be probably alright by tom
User :   okay
Doctor :   since ur relieved and going for bathroom only twice
Doctor :   its regular dose thrice a week
Doctor :   sorry day
Doctor :   thrice a day
User :   so how long am i supposed to drink it for?
Doctor :   may be 3 days untill u feel better
User :   okay. it is normal to not be regular after drinking it right?
Doctor :   ys
Doctor :   ya

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