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Hello John, I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.Do you know the name of the stool softener?Do they have any of following complaints;Fewer than 3 bowel movements per weekStraining Lumpy or hard stoolsSensation of incomplete defecation?
don't know name of softener. not aware of any complaints. and, as i said iv'e spent a lot of time with them; 24/7 at their lake home. have taken them and been present when they've talked to their doctor.
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well, this is my suspicion. my parents have gotten weaker in the nursing home. my dad has pretty much lost the use of his legs. so, staff has had to use a mechanical lift to get him on the toilet. my mom needs to be wheel chaired and assisted on the toilet. staff has required them to wear diapers. i suspect they give them stool softners so, they eliminate in the diaper and therefore it's easier for staff to take care of their bowel movements. what is your opinion. thanks, j