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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Although grapes have fiber sometimes just increasing fibre is not the problem. Although i think apples are a better source of fibre. Decrease your m ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Grapes and bowels: No grapes do not always make you go fruits and vegetables have a lot of fiber which will make you go to the bathroom more often but this is not a di ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Ament
57 years experience Psychiatry
WHAT'S THE PURPOSE?: Most of us don't have to do it this way. Sounds unusual. I wonder how/why you started. Couldyou have a bowel movement with out helping mechanically? ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
^ Fiber: Foods that are high in fiber.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Use a stool softener: Use a stool softener such as colace (docusate sodium) on a regular basis.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Strahil Atanasov
37 years experience Sleep Medicine
No: Caffeine takes 30-50 minutes to achieve peak blood level after consumption and its half live is 3-5 hours. Thus, drinking caffeinated beverages in the ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
When lightheaded: Prolonged vomiting can lead to severe dehydration, which is typically manifested by severe fatigue and lightheadedness when getting standing. If you ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Perhaps: Coffee may act as a diuretic in many folks, and the added fluid intake just adds to the need to urinate. Might drink a few less cups or try decaffein ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Fluid or poo: accumulation, both of which vary during the day. Can be about 1-2 pounds of variance.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Stratas
60 years experience Psychiatry
Fiber: Fiber in food or in capsules
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Meat ; Constipation: Yes. Absolutely. If you have a diet high in meat calories you will need some source of fiber and extra fluid to keep your bowels moving regularly.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on…: Location of burn & how large an area is involved. Burns of face, hands, joints, genital areas can be more serious than those of other areas. Large bur ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
OTC aids to stool: Stool sofeners (colace) moisten & soften hard, dry stools whereas fiber supplements (metamucil) buks stool due to both water-holding & increased bacte ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
None: Avoid caustic soaps. Use emollients or moisturizers, especially after soaking in water. Diet not relevant. Consuming large volumes of water will only ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Fast transit: You have fast transit through your gastrointestinal tract. It may be that there is something wrong and needs to be checked or you have naturally incre ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Acetyl-L-Carnitine: Acetyl-l-carnitine can cause some side effects including stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, and restlessness. It can cause a "fishy" odor of the urine, ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
It might, depends: Lexapro (escitalopram) is an SSRI used to treat depression. Go online and look for the PHQ-9 Depression questionnaire: There are 9 questions. For some ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Weight gain is: reported by many women who take Depo shot for contraception, but not all. I don't think the mechanism is clear, but all weight gain is caused by an ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
If nature: Calls you have to answer. No one should feel embarrassed to go to the bathroom regardless of where you are!
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Starving a child is : Child Maltreatment Syndrome-Abuse. Put a tbsp. of each food/yr. of age on the child's plate, then allow seconds at 3 scheduled sit-down, pleasant fami ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A nutritionist: Do some research & spend the time necessary to find a qualified nutritionist in your area.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
It is understandable: That you forget. Please write down what you want to discuss w/your therapist. I see it all the time and it is very helpful to do this. Peace and go ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Obstetrician: Don't take anything without checking with your obstetrician. Adequate fluid intake, fiber in your diet and a stool softener along with eating natural ... Read More
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