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bannas good or bad for constipation

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
IBS: Items that are good for IBS are fiber and probiotics

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
No!: Do not do that. It is dangerous. First, the only weight you will lose is stool and water weight - not fat. Second, you will lose lots of electrolyt ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farshad Fani Marvasti
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Constipation: You should definitely see a doctor to make sure you are not getting a bowel obstruction, you should go more urgently if you feel nauseous or more abdo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes.: Your dietary habits will certainly have an effect on your bowel habits. Further, if you have a cold and are experiencing fevers, you may be dehydrate ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Stool softener: Two products that are over the counter should be used. The first is the stool softner colace (docusate sodium) taken every day. If an episode of cons ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Only if it has live: Cultures. Buttermilk, kefir, greek or high probiotic yogurts can ^ growth of healthy gut bacteria and help to keep bowels regular.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you e ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
33 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Fiber fiber fiber: Constipation (going.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Take a laxative: there are many over the counter options that you can try. also drink plenty of fluids. visit your doctor, to see if you need further work up includi ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Constipation: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that ... Read More
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