Constipation can be quite severe at times. There are several over-the-counter treatments you can do as well. Drinking 6-8 ounces of prune juice a day can help. Also, milk of magnesium can be used. There are several over the counter stool softeners that can help as well.
It can take a day or two for the medicines to begin helping. If you're not getting relief you should follow up with your doctor.
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