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do beans make you constipated

A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Enema and fiber: For immediate relief you may try fleet's enema and for long term relief take a fiber supplement, such as metamucil.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Exercise,hydrate mor: drink more juices and sport drink like Gatorade in addition to the water, in summer we need at least 6-7 liter of fluid assuming you do not work outdo ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
No good idea : Drinking mineral oil is not a good idea. If a youngster is constipated there are problems that need a proper evaluation by a doctor and the problems c ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: Undigested food , particularly LEGUMES (beans etc) is common HOWEVER WATCHING YOUR STOOLS IS NOT! Unless instructed to do so or looking for an acciden ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Safiyya Shabazz
18 years experience Family Medicine
Try Miralax (polyethylene glycol): It's pretty gentle, is available otc, tastes fine mixed in a drink & you can take more for a stronger effect. Adding a dose of senna or bisacodyl migh ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Should not be: Yogurt is a type of dairy product and in most cases it is one that may stimulate your bowels to have a movement.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Dairy,fast foods,mea: Dairy products like chese, butter, milk cakes, pastries, cookies, crackers, candy, sugary drinks fast food like pizza, hambergers, frozen dinners, c ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
How do you define...: ...constipation & what medical evaluation have you had to rule out metabolic causes (e.g. low thyroid or adrenal conditions), distinguish slow ver ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Food allergy: Food allergic symptoms can be extremely varied and can be very severe causing anaphylaxis (throat closing, dizziness, shortness of breath) or milder, ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience Phlebology
Depends on goal: Lentils have high protein content. Cannellini beans have higher protein content, but also more carbohydrate and so for losing weight, may not be a be ... Read More
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