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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Yes: Drink plenty of water, at least one ounce per pound of body wt. Also incl plenty of fresh fruits and veggies and fiber from cereals.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Fluid and fiber: When u avoid carbs u do not get the type of carb known as "fiber" that is so important 4 soft bowel movements. Fiber holds the water in ur colon and ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Low carb bound up: I was on a low carb diet for 4 weeks. I just started eating normal. Ive been getting frequent constipation ever since and now I'm getting worried ? AN ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
46 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Add some raw broccoli and cauliflower to your diet for the bulk that you need.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
You are not going: to get a high degree of consensus from medical professionals on this question. Many of us believe that if you eat according to dietary guidelines, wit ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
18 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Posssibly: There are many causes of low back pain and hip pain. Often they are related. A bad hip can cause buttock, groin, and/or thigh pain. Sometimes a pin ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
Diet: Consider adding probiotics, increasing your water and see what low carb fibers may be avalible.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Fresh veggies: Fresh veggies are low in carbohydrates and high in fiber, with adequate fluid intake, you should not get constipated. It depends on the type of carb a ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
Probiotics: You may need more probiotics and more fiber in your diet.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Constipation: The population is fixated on there bowels. Generally speaking a bowel movement up to every four days is normal if not painful. There are other causes ... Read More
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