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... It has now been 7 weeks since my first surgery back on December 27th and 3 weeks since the second surgery January 26th. I go back to work on Monday as my FMLA is up and I'm not getting paid but I'm so concerned as how will I be able to function if I have to have a BM at work. ... (6 replies)
Magnesium citrate
Jan 29, 2003
... I have tried raison bran does not work. Metamucil is not doing anything. ... (1 replies)
... I decided to pick up a bottle of mag citrate yesterday. Took the whole thing at 3pm, had a decent BM an hour later and another about an hour after that. ... (3 replies)

... Does it generally work over night? ... (2 replies)
... I talked to my doctor and started on stool softener pills. These made little improvement. Then I talked to the GI doc. and he prescribed glucolax. This has not helped much at all either. In the last few days, I tried suppositories with no result and a mineral oil enema with no result. ... (2 replies)
... m without major help. The Kristlose I've been on for 10 years used to work great. Only thing is I never should have done it every day. But the medicine left me so bloated even after "relief," I was always anxious to drink it again. ... (7 replies)
... I'm sorry. I have no advice. :( assuming probiotics didn't work...or yoga moves on the internal organs or jogging/trampoline...heard moving things around helps. (7 replies)
... I was told to drink one 10 oz. bottle of magnesium citrate at 1 with two dulcolax pills right after. then at 5 another bottle and two more pills. I finished them with no problem. ... (2 replies)
... I got home from surgery at 5pm. Between then and bedtime, I had drank 100oz. This wasn't enough. The next day, I drank a total of 100oz. This too... not enough. The next day also 100oz. Again, not enought. How do I know? ... (0 replies)
... I tried almost all the suggestions on this post and none of them worked, including the laxatives, stool softeners, and enemas. What did finally work was a laxative product called Magnesium Citrate. It comes in a 10 Fl Oz bottle and taking half of it did the trick. ... (2 replies)
... th slow deep breath hold it to the count of 15 again 4 times in a row and keep doing this cycle up to 30 minutes until you have a bowel movement.These exercises work and that way you aren't straining and forcing the stool to come out. ... (3 replies)
... half ago. It was great. In March of this year, that stopped. It just stopped. I have no idea why. I am doing the same things as before. In fact, I didn't have to work on it that much, as surprising as that was. ... (3 replies)
... Miralax and the magnesiun citrate can take up to 72 hours to work because it doesn't work on the feces already in the rectum. ... (2 replies)
... If you are eating right and you dont have a completely sedentary lifestyle, it might be psychological. I sometimes can't go for a while unless I'm in the right state of mind. i.e. I like to play that Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 mission where you are the sniper sneaking through enemy territory. The feeling of covertness gets my bowels a-churnin for some reason. Also, I... (9 replies)
... I believe adding fluids and fiber doesn't always work. My skin is very dry, so I can assume so is the rest of my body. Taking fiber with water doesn't work for me. Eating the whole fiberous foods with their natural juice does help me, esp. if lightly steamed. Try eating applesauce, pears, etc. ... (4 replies)
... was done and about another 30 minutes of waiting in pain they come back and tell me the CT Scan came back normal. But, then they later came back and told me it's not a kidney stone and the reason I'm in pain is because I'm constipated. ... (1 replies)
... ught through it. Usually prior to surgery they will put you on stool softners and even enemas, but I had none of these since I was on an emergency basis. I did not have a bowel movement for 6 days. Let me tell you, my first BM was the worst pain EVER! It was so bad that I actually ruptured the sutures out of my incision. ... (3 replies)
... I've tried milk of magnesia, which did essentially the same as the magnesium citrate but for a shorter period of time. ... (9 replies)
... Hi everyone, I am hoping by not seeing any new post's that everyone's holding their own or doing much better... I now have a new issue that I would like to throw out there for discussion.. ... (119 replies)
... Thanks so much for the tips, when you say the doctor doesn't want you to go till day 2, do you mean the day after surgery? My surgery is 9:00 a.m., should I drink alot that day and does it matter if I don't eat that day? Usually when I wake up from surgery, I am real sick and throwing up. If I don't eat that day,(after surgery) then I probably won't have a bm the next day,... (27 replies)


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