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can psyllium cause constipation

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes but can be gassy: People who eat lots of fiber tend to have lots of gas, as the undigested fiber is a picnic for billions of bowel microbes and bacteria. There are repo ... Read More
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Constipation infant: Would try prune juice first.usually consitpation is insufficient fluids, so increasing fluids can help. Fluids should be a mix of water and electr ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: That should be fine.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
I like psyllium.: When it comes to the management of an otherwise normal bodily function, it's always nicer to manage it'd naturally. As such, I would prefer you try p ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Please Drink Water: It is most likely not eating enough. That is quite a large amount of fiber. I would hope you have drunk one to two liters of water to flush that throu ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
One option: Talk with your physician about treatment with acupuncture. I have found that this can work well for constipation. In the meantime add lots of water &a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Belly bloat: Fine r can produce abdominal gas thereby bloating your belly.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Woodworth
25 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Fiber is healthy for general health and is helpful with colon function (i.e. Constipation). However, as with all good things there is another aspect. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
It's possible.: Psyllium absorbs and attracts water thus causing thirst. If your sugar is normal, there's no need for alarm. Cut down on it and drink more water. Take ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
23 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: It is a naturalsource of fiber, it bulks uo the stool.To hrlp with good bowel movement. Need to take it with adequate water.
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