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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Diet modification: Reduce milk and milk products and increase fiber in diet such as fruits vegetables, and complex cereals.

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: There are many home remedies: increase fiber with prunes. Senna tea, senna in cereals, raisings, orange juice, papaya juice, avocado, banana. ... Read More
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Dr. Theresa Redling
34 years experience Geriatrics
Depends: Home remedies include regular exercise, naturel fiber found in fruit, veggies and grains, prunes and hydration. However, if one has used laxatives reg ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
Mineral oil: Try some mineral oil that you can get at a pharmacy, over the counter.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Hieber
50 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: 2-3 tsp karo corn syrup/4 oz water 1-2x's /day for infants < 6 mos. Prune juice, baby prunes or pear juice for babies older than 6 months of age. Prun ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
20 years experience Pediatrics
Fluid, fiber: Increase water intake, increase fiber in food. Apple or prune juice, for adults - psyllium husk, karo syrup.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
25 years experience Pediatrics
Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is a good home remedy for constipation in kids and adults.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Cattey
42 years experience General Surgery
Diet changes: Try to increase the water and fiber in your diet. You can do that by eating more fruit and vegetables on a daily basis. Avoid things that are dehydr ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Proper diet: A healthy child is not constipated. Look to the diet as I have emphasized in many answers. Diet for children in the U.S. Is usually appalling. In the ... Read More
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Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Try OTC laxatives...: Constipation is common and usually caused by a benign process such as change in diet, activity, travel, or medications. Try eating more fiber, taking ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not TRUE!!!: Caffeine contributes to constipation by dehydrating you as it is a diuretic meaning you lose more fluid than you take in. Cut out the caffeine or you ... Read More
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