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I took your advice last night and ate a salad for dinner.

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Hey doctor David,I took your advice last night and ate a salad for dinner. Unfortunately due to my laxatives I'm pretty sure the Salad shot right through me as I could see bits of green lettuce in the toilet around 4-5 hours later. Is this normal? Do I need to eat different foods that are high in fiber?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

yes, this can be normal if you used a laxative.

well this means you are not constipated anymore.

you don't need any more laxatives or enemas.

just continue on with eating salads and fruits and vegetables

make sure you wash your lettuce and salad you are eating.