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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
A new phenomenon?: If this has been present for many years, you may consider eating more fiber in your diet (reduce the carbohydrate intake and more vegetables or fiber ... Read More
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Dr. Alireza Raboubi
15 years experience Family Medicine
Colonoscopy: you will need a complete examination including rectal exam with colonoscopy to r/o mass causing colonic obstruction. please see your health care provi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Medical Examination: You need to have a doctor check and examine you. That is the only way to find out if it is something benign(like hemorrhoids) or it can even be cancer ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
12 years experience Internal Medicine
More info needed: Thanks for your question! Prilosec's main mechanism of action is to decrease acid production. Some of the more serious complications include a form ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sutira Scheef
7 years experience Internal Medicine
Constipation: Constipation is defined as a bowel movement < 3x per week. Constipation is NOT necessarily dangerous but abnormal and may require treatment. It is ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Probably because he: Ingested something long & green that couldn't be absorbed, either a food or a non-food item.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Long poop: you are eating lot of fruits and veggies and it comes out nice and long. Eat lots more and it will come out like a cow plop.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Loss of water: Colon absorbs water from stool and it if sits in the colon it will get dehydrated and hard. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetab ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Bowel movements: Frequency of bowel movements vary greatly from several times a day to just once weekly. What's most important is non-liquid stool that doesn't require ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe it does...: Is this new for you? Have you had testing that distinguishes a "slow transit" system, or tests that suggest inflammation (like crohn's, ulcerative co ... Read More
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A 86-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Round worm..: Ascariasis or round worm infestation. Can be easily treated with Mebendazol 100mg twice a day x 3 days, or Albendazol 400mg once only will clear it. S ... Read More
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