How is constipation in pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS) treated?

Updated: Jan 30, 2019
  • Author: Alice K Rutatangwa, DO, MSc; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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Constipation occurs frequently, particularly in children with MS-related decreases in mobility. Management includes manipulating the diet, increasing fluid intake, maximizing activity levels, and adding stool softeners and additional fiber/bulk to diet.


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