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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Fiber laxative: Try taking a fiber laxative like metamucil. Increase the dose gradually to suit your needs. Drink enough water to keep hydrated and exercise about 30 ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Fiber and water: You should increase your intake of dietary fiber and water. You may take more fiber foods or use a fiber laxative like Metamucil. Drink enough water s ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Green stool per se is not a problem. If you were prescribed accutane you should consult the doctor who prescribed it. For green stool check this site ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
33 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Normal result: The green mucusy stuff is probably bile washed out of the small intestine by the laxative effect of the magnesium--you make about 2 liters of it daily ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Green stool: Green stool may also be caused by iron in certain multivitamins,bile secreted by the gall bladder and some coloring agents in food. To improve constip ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: Ibs is usually a reflection of poor diet. The nervous system of the bowel is very complex. If sugar figures high in your diet cease taking it and ta ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Color of stool is affected by your diet. It does not mean one has colon cancer. However, if you see bright red blood/bleeding in your stool- then you ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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GI consultation: This may be dietary ; however, you should be evaluated by a GI expert. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is a gentle laxative powder mixed with water and ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: What you described is not a cause for concern. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk pro ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Late period: Not necessarily. Consider repeating the pregancy test in a week if you still haven't had your period.
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