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can salad make you constipated

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Any source of: Fiber, ie fruits vegetables salads, whole grains when taken with inadequate fluids or excessive caffeine/alcohol can cause constipation or worsening o ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Salad is a a fiber: And fiber helps constipation, provided your are drinking enough fluids and minimizing caffeine and alcohol which dehydrate and worsen constipation. If ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Dangerous diet: Eating only salads or any diet that fails to provide adequate required nutrients for a prolonged time will result in constipation, loss of muscle mass ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Fluids + high Fiber: You may be constipated if you are having fewer bowel movements than usual, it takes a long time to pass , and pass hard stools. Being regular is di ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Durga Komaragiri
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Protenaceous foods like tofu can aggravate constipation/ treat accordingly.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Cheese myth: A Scandinavian study demonstrated that cheese has no proclivity to constipate and is an old wives tale
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Sure, pls consider: Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts & peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions, & up to 15 million America ... Read More
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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Probably: just the opposite if it is bad due to bacterial /parasite contamination it will give you severe diarrhea and you may rapidly dehydrate. If you don't d ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Doubtful: I doubt that the pinworms are constipating. The cause of constipation could be a different cause and should be explored. Pinworms can be diagnosed by ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
52 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
If eaten in excess.: If eaten one cup per serving, cherries prevent diarrhea and constipation. Eating too many cherries can cause stomach upset. Cherries contain querceti ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
They shouldnt: they shoul not. a diet low in fiber and overall fluids is the most common cause
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Maybe the other way: Many times it is the other way; that constipation causes hemorrhoid formation or hemorrhoid irritation. Drink plenty of liquids and add fiber supplem ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is more likely to give you diarrhea. Constipation is unlikely.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Green
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Doubtful... but...: It depends on what your mean by how many. 3 or 4 ...Probabbly no effect but 15 or 20... I don't know....Check with a gastroenterologist.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Melatonin: Common ones are dizziness & headaches. Less common are abdominal discomfort, mild anxiety, irritability, confusion, & short-lasting depression.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Deperession make: You eat more or less or not at all . It can make you sleep less or sleep excessively . Vomiting and wanting to vomit may be related to poor self ima ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Significant cornstarch ingestion can lead to constipation.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
38 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Yes: Apple are a highly ferment able fruit and should be avoided. Look up a fodmop diet. This should helped.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Not likely.: There is no real reason why eating ice should make you feel gassy. If you are eating excessive amounts of ice, a condition known as pica, you may need ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ana Adelstein
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
That's 324 Calories: There are about 85 calories in a large meatball & 69 in a large peach. So you'd be eating 324 calories/day. This amounts to a starvation diet that wil ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Constipation: Eat at least five servings of vegetables and four of fruit per day. Increase dietary fiber. Opt for whole grain when possible and avoid junk carbs. A ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience Pain Management
Absolutely: Mersyndol contains codeine, a narcotic pain reliever. All narcotics can result in constipation as they slow transit in the intestines, decreasing move ... Read More

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