Stool softener

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Can stool softners cause BM to become to soft? I have been taking stool softner, and this a.m. My BM was extremely soft.

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Brief Answer:
Yes.Stool softeners are meant stools soft.

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Stool softeners are meant to make stools soft so that they can be...

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I just had surgery to remove stones from both of my kidneys and also had stents placed in both of them. I am urinating but I feel like I am not...

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you may be having urinary tract infection which is common with ureteric stents in place.
get a urine culture and sensitivity done and take a course...

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Hi my grandson is 19 years old and has suffered with constipation for a number of years, he is taking a stool softener which has helped a lot....

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Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

Constipation is usually related to diet but in some persons there can be other causes.
In terms of diet it...

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