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How can I take phosphorus?

Phosphorus supplements come in a variety of forms. They can be taken as a tablet, a powder or a liquid. The manner in which the supplement is taken may depend on the condition being treated. For example, a liquid laxative dispensed with an enema might be used for constipation.

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How does phosphorus work?
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