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Do laxatives help lose weight?

I have hemroids whisch is very embarrasing and i went to this doctor who gave me some kind of laxative and other things to treat the hemroids i just curious does it help to lose wieght?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:52 PM on Mar. 17, 2009 in Health

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  • Taking laxatives to lose weight is a very bad idea!!!

    Answer by ria7 at 2:52 PM on Mar. 17, 2009

  • It will help you lose water weight, but not real weight.

    Answer by kboney29 at 2:54 PM on Mar. 17, 2009

  • Im not taking it to lose weight im taking it for the hemroids because im very constapated and the doctor thinks i should take it so i can go to the bathroom better i just want to know if it will help lose weight and he told em to take them for 3 to 6 weeks and i asked him if i would lose weight and he just said it depends on a persons bodyu but i would liek to know from anyones personal experience if it will help i would like it to help but like i said im not doing it for the weight loss its a plus btu not the main reason

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:56 PM on Mar. 17, 2009

  • Me again thats good i guess because isnt water weight the one that makes you look fat and the fatt that peopel are most interested in losing¿?

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:57 PM on Mar. 17, 2009

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