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Laxitives

Patient: MY NAME IS SHEILA, I HAD LAP BAND ABOUT TWO MONTHS AGO, PRIOR TO THAT I STAYED CONSTIPATED ALMOST ALWAYS, AND WHEN I DID GO IT WAS VERY PAINFUL, I TRIED STOOL SOFTINERS AND LAXITIVES FOR MONTH AFTER MONTHS, BUT SINCE SURGERY THE WEIGHT LOSS HAS BEEN SLOW, SO I STOPPED THE STOOL SOFTINERS AND DOUBLED UP ON THE LAXITIVES, NOW I TAKE 6 A DAY, THREE IN THE MORNING, THREE AT NIGHT. I WAS WONDERING IF THERE WOULD BE ANY RISKS TO ME FOR TAKING THAT MANY A DAY AND IF SO…WHAT. THANKS SHEILA

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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