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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
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
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
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
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
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
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
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
28 years experience Pediatrics
See below: I normally recommend miralax (polyethylene glycol). It is otc. The normal dose is one cap full in b ounces of fluid daily.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
48 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
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
23 years experience Infectious Disease
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
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin Rafie
18 years experience Geriatrics
Stool softeners: I usually recommend a high fiber diet such as prune juice and/or stool softeners such as colace twice daily and/or MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) daily ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
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
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