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Are oranges helpful with constipation

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Pears could cause: Gi upset and loose bowel movements in people who are intolerant to sorbitol (a sugar in pears ; some other fruits).
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Yes : Fruits , salads and vegetables are good source of fibre and they help with constipation.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Not usually.: Orange juice does not usually help the bowels move properly. If it is just an occasional problem, you might want to consider prunes. In the long run, ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Cloud
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Constipation: Actually bananas are notorious for causing constipation. Eliminate those, drink plenty of water and watch your dairy products ( they harden the stool) ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Moderation: Eating fruits are generally allowed with diabetes or prediabetes, but you should not go overboard with the amount. Typically 3-4 fruit servings daily ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Any fluids: That are caffeine free/alcohol free whentaken in proper quantities of 80-100 oz per day can prevent constipation. Acidic plays no specific role in con ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Any fluids: Without alcohol or caffeine when taken at 80-100 oz per day can help with constipation due to narcotic usage. Of course getting off the Oxycontin is t ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Probably should: act as a laxative because of a lot of fiber in it.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Metamucil is safe to take during pregnancy.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Baldwin
15 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Hopefully: Generally fiber and water are key to bowel regularity. If these methods do not help, a doctors visit might be in order.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can examine: Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Girish Kalva
25 years experience Internal Medicine
No worries: If you are eating ok, don't worry. Drink lot of water. Bleeding in the stomach causes diarrhea not constipation . Not sure why stool is orange unless ... Read More
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