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Had Nutrilite Fiber for treatment of bleeding piles, constipated. Can I continue using it and use stool softener ?

I had Nutrilite Fiber for treatment of my bleeding piles,but after having 2 scoops once before lunch and once before dinner the next morning I had constipation while passing the stool though their was no bleeding unlike before..As I use to have stool softening medication to ease my constipations should I continue having the stool softener though I am having Nutrilite Fiber,and lessen the Scoops.?
Asked On : Mon, 8 Apr 2013
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piles is a painful condition.
the treatment for it includes good intake of fiber and fluids.
fiber acts as a stool softner by extracting water from the body to make the digested material soft.hence it helps in passing stools easily.

if you're only taking fiber but not enough water you will land up with constipation.
hence i would advise you not to lessen the scoops but to drink more water.
thank you,
wishing you good health
Answered: Sat, 15 Jun 2013
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