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dietary prevention of colon loading without constipation

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Discomfort: Certainly a colon filled with hard stool can be uncomfortable, but not damaging. Constipation prevention tips include lots of water, fiber in diet (w ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: If your colon did rupture, you would become ill quickly and seriously. Be well.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes, but: There is a correlation between chronic constipation and diverticular disease which includes diverticulitis. Not everyone with chronic constipation get ... Read More
A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Remedies...: There are new remedies for relief of chronic constipation available by prescription. Ask your gastroenterologist about either Amitiza (lubiprostone) ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Obstruction: Cancer can obstruct the flow of fecal matter in the colon and the obstruction may become severe enough to cause obstruction. The cancer may be ring sh ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
31 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: can have harmful effects, it's OK to dis impact feces if one does not injure the rectum
A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
DIET NOT constipated: Not constipation per se , but diet may a factor: diets high in whole grain, fruits, and veggies have been linked with a lower risk of colorectal canc ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: However not among the most common cause for individuals your age. Family history is critical as well in evaluating young patients with constipation. T ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Cause: The next step will be finding the cause for your colon blockage in order to be able to address it. Talk to your doc about possibly seeing a gastroente ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Robey
6 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Severe constipation is concerning because of how uncomfortable it can be the impact it can have if uncontrolled; however the xray with no obstruction ... Read More
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