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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Probably true: But that doesn't mean you need to "de-toxify" just correct the constipation by eating and drinking properly and having daily bm's will clear the toxin ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Stool is not toxic. It is just left over food materials, bile and bacteria. All of these things are present in your colon regardless of how frequent ... Read More
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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Rarely: For the most part i agree with dr vinson but in patients with advanced liver disease constipation is to be avoided. The mechanisms involved are comple ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
15 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Hydration: Staying well hydrated will assist with constipation, but for some people not enough on its own.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
16 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
You should start : Treatment for c-diff. Follow any advice from your doctor(s). Typically c.Diff colitis, lead to diarrhea, and not to constipation. However with a posi ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Need more info: Why were you tested for c. Difficile toxin if you had no symptoms? That makes no sense, nor is it easy to understand why you are being treated. Disc ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes-but no tx needed: The latest c diff test that uses "pcr" (polymerase chain reaction) technology is 98-99% accurate. The test result may be reliable, but, it's importa ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
See answer: There are many reasons for sharp abdominal pains and toxins are very unlikely to be the cause. To learn about abdominal pain go to > http://bit.ly/ ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Reynoso
9 years experience Infectious Disease
Constipation remedy: There is no one size fits all constipation remedy, but pts your age usually have constipation due to lack of fiber in the diet, low water intake, exce ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Constipation: Constipation can be caused by lack of fiber in the diet. Please decrease sugars and fats in diet, and increase foods with fiber, like beans and green ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
See: A GI specialist. Try high fiber soft diet, drink plenty of fluids and increase activity level. Your GI May place you on stool softener, laxatives and ... Read More

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