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Overcoming laxative abuse constipation

Premium Questions

Dr. Sameer Kumar MD

today morning I inserted laxatives in my vagina by mistake and last night I had unprotected sex with my husband ,I am 36 years old and I got my period on the 11 of October ... I don't know if I should ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sameer Kumar ( OBGYN)
Dr. Saumya Mittal MD

I need a laxative that went kill me! ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saumya Mittal ( Diabetologist)
Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

I am 59 years old suffering from chronic constipation .pl suggest safest laxative and other remedies. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

I have pains in side and my stomach. Also my biles do not move. I have used a laxative and it does not help. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivo Ditah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin MD

I'm on dialysis and take Fosrenol . I have had a loss of appetite. I feel like I my have a bowel slow down. Should I try a laxative? YYYY@YYYY ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin ( General & Family Physician)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr.  Ralph Chambers MD

unfortunately I do abuse laxatives... Ive been for awhile now and no one knows about this. My loved ones know about my past problems and continue to beleive that im ok now but my husband and have been ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ralph Chambers ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Sumanth Mallikarjuna Majgi MD

two years ago. So perhaps that is what caused the appearance of laxative abuse. Medically what else ... from a colonoscopy for chronic diarrhrea. I spoke with him. He said that hep has not used... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sumanth Mallikarjuna Majgi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Sanjay Gusain MD

ONE GASTRO TOLD ME THAT YOU ARE SUFFERING FROM LAXATIVE ABUSE SO ITCANNOT BE CORRECTED SO TAKE ISABGOL ... FOR CONSTIPATION TWICE OR SOMETIMES THRICE DUE TO CONSTIPATION. BUT AS SOON AS I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sanjay Gusain ( Ayurveda Specialist)
Dr.  Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

What is the relation between Laxative Abuse and Hyperparathyroidism? I ve already did some research but most sources only say that HPT may be caused by osteomalacia due to laxative abuse, but... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu MD

Yes, they just reported that my colonoscopy showed melanosis coli from my laxative abuse. I told them there was a problem, I have never used a laxative other than what they give you for the test. I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Paparaja S MD

hi, Dehydration, diarrhoea, excessive sweating and laxative abuse are common causes of low potassium levels. It may also be caused by a lack of potassium in the diet; ...hit thanks plz

Dr.   Srikanth Reddy MD

Hello Its true that taking laxatives like senna everyday is not good. It can lead to laxative abuse which has harmful side effects. Instead he should try isapghol which is dietary fibre. Hope this...

Dr. K. C. Pant MD

No it is only lucrative and relieves constipation.