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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: There are many home remedies: increase fiber with prunes. Senna tea, senna in cereals, raisings, orange juice, papaya juice, avocado, banana. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Mineral oil: Try some mineral oil that you can get at a pharmacy, over the counter.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Hieber
49 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: 2-3 tsp karo corn syrup/4 oz water 1-2x's /day for infants < 6 mos. Prune juice, baby prunes or pear juice for babies older than 6 months of age. Prun ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Diet modification: Reduce milk and milk products and increase fiber in diet such as fruits vegetables, and complex cereals.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Fiber,herbs&exercise: Even here in america i've found no better remedy than the classic ayurvedic tonic triphala. A diet rich in fiber from fruits & vegetables is important ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Cattey
41 years experience General Surgery
Diet changes: Try to increase the amount of water anf fiber in you daily diet. You can easily do that by eating more fruits and vegetables, or cereal and bread wit ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
None: Check with your GI doctor instead.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Cod liver oil: Seemed to work when i was a kid...
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Stress management: Techniques as well as proper and regular meal times and quantities of food to help re regulate the bowel. Of course removing those things that are cau ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Any fluids: That are caffeine free and alcohol free; 80-100 ounces per day. High fiber foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and salads. But be sure to b ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
All fruits: Vegetables and grains along with adequate fluid(80-100) ounces per day is effective. Eliminate caffeine and alcohol.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not TRUE!!!: Caffeine contributes to constipation by dehydrating you as it is a diuretic meaning you lose more fluid than you take in. Cut out the caffeine or you ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Sitz bath: This is warm water and epsom salts in a bath.It does work.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Lipman
35 years experience Radiology
Choices: There are number of things that can gently ease constipation. Hydration (fluids) first. Next adding fiber to your diet. Certain foods can help (exs. P ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
None: Contrary to popular belief, the colon does not need cleansing. Toxins do not "stick" to the wall like some marketers lead you to believe. If you sti ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 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 p ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Lum
Dr. Craig Lum answered
24 years experience General Surgery
Constipation: If you are requiring the use of suppositories for constipation, you should also be asking why are you conspitated. Something causing physical near ob ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Diarrhea: The best thing to try initially for chronic diarrhea is psyllium. It can be bought from the natural food store or in the form of products such as Meta ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Royal
31 years experience Holistic Medicine
MAGNESIUM APSARTATE: Muscle cramps can usually be helped by magnesium and potassium complexed with aspartate, the Amino Acid that carries minerals into the cells. There is ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Symptomatic?: If symptomatic healthy foods for your gallbladder, as well as the rest of your body:fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains (whole-wheat bread, brow ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Fluid, fiber,etc: Fluid intake, fruits, veggies, whole grains, flax seed (not the oil), beans and legumes, oils, activity all help to move things through. Non prescript ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Whitaker
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Psyllium fiber: 30 grams a day.
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