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Start w/fiber: Often low fiber intake is cause. Increase fluids, foods w/fiber (whole grains, beans, legumes, fruits, veggies). Nonabsorb lax like miralax, easy, tolerated well. Poorly absorbed minerals like magnesium ok (unless bad kidney function, check w/md). Phosphate laxatives not used so much now-kidney issues. Mineral oil on occ;chr.Interferes with vits/min abs; stimulants-work fast, crampy, habituating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trying to incorporate more fiber into my almost 4yr olds diet, what over-the-counter product is safe to give her?
I seem to get sick when i eat food that gives me gas. Lettuce, cucumbers, beans i seem to have a hard time with gas.?
I am 31 and have constant GI problems at work. I'm constantly farting and most of the time the over the counter gas medicine doesn't work. Help!
I believe I have threatenworms.. Doctors think I am delusional. Over counter meds not work..probably getting reinfected.. I have in ears and r blee?
Why: Threadworms are uncommon in adults and never live in/near the ears. Their range is limited to the inside of the intestine.You don't list reasons for your belief,but if it includes rectal itching, that is only one of the possible causes. Local dermatitis from yeast/food allergies/bacterial infections are also causes. If you are treating the wrong thing, your treatments will never work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any prescription medication that will alleviate gas formation tried everything over the counter--charcoal, beano etc.
Unlikely: Gas is from (1) air/carbonation we swallow, (2) inability to break down foods, or (3) production by bacteria. (1) charcoal or devrom; no soda. (2) eliminate (1@ time for 1 week) wheat, dairy, eggs, beans, oats, barley ... Read food labels to for hidden ingredients; read http://www.Drugs.Com/cg/how-to-avoid-and-decrease-problems-with-gas.Html for (3), ask your dr. To give Flagyl 500 mg 3x/day. ...Read more
Omeprazole and beano: Omeprazole that is sold over the counter is half the strength of the prescription strength medicine. If one of the pills doesn't help your symptoms, take two pills at a time, once daily. But they won't help your gas, for that you'll need bean-o. That stuff's excellent - give it a try and you'll see! ...Read more
Depends: Depends on what your skin care needs are... Do you have problems with acne? Dry skin? In general, products that are fragrance-free and lack unnecessary ingredients are preferred. Some safe choices are cerave & cetaphil products. You should see your physician or be evaluated by a dermatologist for more specific recommendations given your skin type. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on goal: Lentils have high protein content. Cannellini beans have higher protein content, but also more carbohydrate and so for losing weight, may not be a better choice. Edamame has high protein, lower carbohydrate content, but soy beans have enzyme inhibitors which may block the action of enzymes for protein digestion. So, may be best to try 1/2 cup of lentils two meals daily, if trying to lose weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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