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Does anyone know of some stool softeners that aren't laxatives but pretty much GUARANTEED to work?

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April 25, 2019 / By Brandon
Question: Okay. This is a little embarrassing but I have horrible constipation and I seriously need help. It has been bad pretty much my entire life, even when I was an infant but now it's worse. Last summer I took my first laxative. At first I only used them if I absolutely had to, and now it's the ONLY thing that can make me go. I've tried stool softeners before and they never do much but make me feel bloated. I've increased water, fats, exercise, fiber. I've tried everything. Even Miralax didn't work. God please help me!
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Adney Adney | 8 days ago
Take a glass of plain water with lot of prunes approx. 1 to 2 hours before bedtime. Have another 2 glasses of water in the morning immediately after getting up from bed. You should be purging in an hour or two. The above worked well for me with no side effect, no harm trying.
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Adney Originally Answered: What can happen if you take too much stool softeners?
Many, if not most stool softeners remain in the intestine and are not absorbed into the blood stream, so the side effects should be limited. Certain softeners such as mineral oil can interfere with vitamin A and D absorption, a potential problem with long-term use. There are multiple causes for constipation. If you have followed your doctor's advice to no effect, ask for a referral to a gastroenterologist. But I have to caution you that most of the success depends on patient cooperation.
Adney Originally Answered: What can happen if you take too much stool softeners?
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Stevania Stevania
There's some stuff called 'Miralax'. It is a bit of a laxative, but it works really, really well. You'll have to go more often, but it's not going to make you suddenly have to run to the bathroom.
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Quibilah Quibilah
Take digestive enzymes with your food and some magnesium supplements afterwards. You have to experiment a bit with the magnesium to reach bowel tolerance. You won't have any problems after that.
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Quibilah Originally Answered: Stool softeners with iron?
Stool softeners work fine, so does milk of magnesia and senna will give you cramps but you'll at least not be constipated. Ask your doc about Miralax, one recently on the market that many like just fine...some pain killers as well are constipating, and many docs scripting pain killers are recommending Miralax. See what your doc says.

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