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Constipated best way to rid constipation

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
A combination of: suppositories and enemas may help solve your constipation. These are available over-the-counter. What you are describing is called a rectal stool... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
Insoluble fiber: Produces more stool.Soluble fiber helps reduce cholesterol. So both are beneficial. Time of day is irrelevant but best to spread out thru the waking h... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
Diet and fluids: A good high fiber diet and plenty of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluids should do the trick...Nothing more nothing less. 80-100 ounces of fluids ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
In most : Cases is it is not enough fiber, not enough fluids and excess caffeine and alcohol. Also some medications contribute to constipation and thus your flu... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 29 years experience
See below: I normally recommend miralax (polyethylene glycol). It is otc. The normal dose is one cap full in b ounces of fluid daily.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
Anti-Aging Medicine 49 years experience
High fiber and ...: Quickest way to cure constipation may not necessarily be the best way because constipation varies in duration, from person to person and can be caused... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 24 years experience
Hydration will help: The colon has 2 functions-one is to store poop, the other is to extract water if you are not drinking enough during the day. Therefore, try to increas... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 26 years experience
Fluid and fiber: Foods high in fat tend to constipate you. Foods high in fiber favor looser stools. Fruits vegetable, whole grains are excellent sources of fiber. Also... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Prunes: High fiber fruits and vegetables. Hydrate well with water.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
Fresh fruits and veg: Fresh fruits and vegetables in their natural state are high in water, and fiber and will help constipation. You might benefit from additional water in... Read More
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