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is cucumber good for constipation

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Only if it has live: Cultures. Buttermilk, kefir, greek or high probiotic yogurts can ^ growth of healthy gut bacteria and help to keep bowels regular.

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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
33 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Fiber fiber fiber: Constipation (going.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Would encourage: You to eat whole fruits and vegetables for the fiber rather than wine.
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
No: It is normal food but constipation is a reflection of diet as a whole. My constant answer is god made food only.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pankaj Desai
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Constipation: Several whole grains are good for constipation. Drink plenty of water also.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adeshola Ezeokoli
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really: For constipation, green leafy vegetables, fruits such as apples and oranges.If you are not diabetic, or allergic every morning, a glass of orange juic ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
See previous answers: Check out https://www.Healthtap.Com/#topics/does-pomegranate-cause-constipation. Another source (http://goo.Gl/ywlflm) says there's insufficient evide ... 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Very good: Prune juice or prunes with plenty of water, better yet drink the prune juice warm.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: take them as needed. if constipation does not respond to over the counter laxatives, visit your doctor
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Coke's not good for much of anything. On the other hand, it's not going to make things worse, and it at least it will provide some hydration, which i ... Read More
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 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Walnuts: Walnuts contain the omega three fats, and may be better tolerated than the fish. Try it and good health to you.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
A little: Cranberry juice has sugar, which can help a little the way any juice can. Plus staying well hydrated is important. In regards to it's laxative power, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Mineral oil: + good diet = god made foods and no "junk".
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Whitaker
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Psyllium: Psyllium fiber, 30 grams a day.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Whitaker
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Psyllium fiber: 30 grams a day.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
IBS: Items that are good for IBS are fiber and probiotics
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it is not.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Greenberg
28 years experience Pediatrics
It won't do much: Other than provide a bit of fluids. Fluids themselves are important. Try prune juice.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Lu
Dr. Emily Lu answered
6 years experience Family Medicine
Ginger: Ginger, either in the form of ginger tea, candied ginger, or ginger root extract is known to be good for preventing nausea, prevent vomiting and even ... Read More
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