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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Short or long term?: If this is just a one time thing for a few days, usually just some extra fluids and/or juice. You could do a one-time infant glycerin suppository as w ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
2% milk or soy milk: Some toddlers do get constipated from the casein in milk, especially if they are also getting a lot of other dairy in their diet, such as cheese and y ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Fiber and water: Increasing fiber intake combined with adequate free water is the basis of constipation prevention, furthered by avoiding binding foods including dairy ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Natural fixes: In general, the juices from fruits with a "P" loosen stools.Prune juice (full strength) is the most helpful,and for a 1 yo a couple ounces 1-2X/d may ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Avoid constipation: Hemorrhoids are exacerbated by constipation and the "pushing" necessary. Foods high in fat tend to constipate you. Foods high in fiber favor looser ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Increase fluids: Most important to constipation is to make sure the child is getting plenty of fluids. At 12 months, can add a few ounces of water to daily milk intake ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Needs calcium: Dairy is an easy source of the calcium needed for babies to build bone. They need the equivalent of 4 cups a day. If you are convinced cow mild consti ... Read More
A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Needs soft stools: Constipation is a frustrating problem in children who have had a painful bm in the past. Try "p" fruits peaches, pears and prunes, increase fluids an ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Constipation: Make sure his/her diet contains juices and fiber. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) or Lax a day daily until a soft daily bowel movement may help. All the ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
23 years experience Pediatrics
Diet: Make sure diet includes fiber rich fruits and vegetables. I also recommend pear juice for constipated kids, just until the constipation resolves and t ... Read More

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