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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Stimulation: It sounds as if you are doing a good job with your newborn. You are making detailed observations and trying simple maneuvers. Babies poop often, and... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 41 years experience
Fiber.: Constipation has no cure. We recomend a diet rich in fiber ( vegetables & fruits). Take stool softeners ( daily) and laxatives as necessary ( if no bm... Read More
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Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Can't go!: General measures will focus on high fiber diet, reasonable intake of fluids and regular aerobic physical activity. Prunes are pretty effective!
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Dr. Allen Kamrava
Colon and Rectal Surgery 16 years experience
Psyllium Fiber: Psyllium fiber, one teaspoon every night mixed with with a glass of water is a good place to start. Make sure you purchase unflavored psyllium.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Constipation: Please see your doctor to make sure there is no physical cause for your constipation. Ask about how to change diet so you can digest and eliminate wa... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No other disease?: Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Constipation: Reduce milk and milk products. Add additional fiber in the form of fruits and vegetables as well as raisins, figs, dates and nuts. Also give him high ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
General Surgery 20 years experience
Not a simpe answer: It depends on history, such as how long have you been dealing with this and whatmedications have you been used to to relieve it.A detailed hist and ph... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Constipation: Increase hydration and natural fibre intake.
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Plenty of fruits: Vegetables, high in fiber, plenty of fluids , good bowel habits, at least three times a day and stool softeners or laxatives if necessary.Also need t... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jananswered
67 years experience
More Vegetables: Eating okra 9 a vegetable ) twice a week will help.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Exercise: is one component to staying regular.Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 ... Read More
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