Some children might benefit from taking a dose of stool softener
every day for the rest of their lives.
Realizing that stool softeners
, such as DSS or Surfak, are acceptable but ineffective unless used daily, with adequate water intake.
Treating the pain and irritation with sitz baths, bulk stool softeners
, and pain medication may be all that's necessary, he says.
16) Acute anal fissure, may heal spontaneously with simple conservative measures including dietary fibre, stool softener
, plenty of water intake along with sitz bath and local anesthetic ointment.
Wiesel-Levison stresses that the Einstein MS Center tries to "stay away from medications, although sometimes a stool softener
such as Colace can be helpful.
Patient was given sitz bath twice daily, and syrup lactulose 20 ml twice daily was used as stool softener
Children with constipation should drink plenty of fluids, eat a diet high in fiber, or take a stool softener
25 mg folic acid, biotin--an important B vitamin, other essential vitamins and minerals, and a gentle stool softener
If you've had surgery and need help to eliminate stools afterwards, a stool softener
may be recommended.
Add or slightly increase the dose of a stool softener
(Surfak or Colace).
The Citracal prenatal pack includes daily tablets containing a balanced dose of prescription-strength vitamins and minerals, including Citracal calcium citrate and folic acid, as well as a stool softener
This is a stool softener
and will help to sooth the tissues in the area.