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Best Diet To Prevent Bowel Fistulas
Less contact: The hypothesis is that one factor in colon cancer is potentially ingested carcinogens(cancer causing) that are in the food we eat. The faster the stool moves through the colon, the less time the carcinogen has in contact with any segment of the colon so it's should be less damaging. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Is there a way to reverse diverticulitis? Diet? Lifestyle? What causes it? How to prevent worsening? How to prevent future Colitis?
If you eat: Adequate fiber in your diet, ie fruits vegetables salads, whole grains, don't waste your money on metamucil or other fiber substitutes and don't forget to drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily. Fluid is necessary for fiber to work properly. Even so this will not prevent 100% of the cases of diverticulitis but it will reduces your chances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To avoid constipation, what is the best way to trans from liquid diet to full liquid diet to foods, with least irritation after diverticulits attack?
None: Crohn's disease's is inherited most of th time. There are environmental, inflammatory and immune sources. Need to chose your parents. ...Read more
Depends: On the cause of the fistula in the first place. Maintain a consistent bowel pattern and avoiding constipation or diarrhea is the best you can do. If the fistula is relate to crohn's disease, keeping your disease in remission by taking your maintenance meds without fail, is the best you can do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid toxic foods: Avoid sugars, fried foods, vegatable oils like canola & soy, meats that are cured wth nitrates & nitrites, aspartame, splenda, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, maragarine, soy based products, sweetened beverages like juice & soda, microwaved foods, artificial colors & flavors. All of these products cause damage to the cells, tissues & organs in your body contributing to various diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the best dietary choices to make when trying to get rid of external thrombosed hemerrhoids? And is there a chance dietary changes and stool sof
External hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are present in 50 % of the US population. There are internal and external, most of the time asymptomatic. The external, if thrombosed, require surgery, as diet will not dissolve the clots. But will soften the stools which is very important.One method is ligation, in which a rubber band is placed around the base of the hemorrhoid. The band cuts off blood circulation and, as a result, the hemorrhoid withers away within days. Another method is sclerotherapy - injection of a chemical solution around the blood vessel to shrink it. A third technique relies on infrared coagulation to destroy the hemorrhoid by burning. And lastly, a surgical procedure known as hemorrhoidectomy is occasionally recommended for extensive or severe hemorrhoids to completely remove them ...Read more
What are the symptoms of Irritable bowel syndrome & what precautions needed to control.Do the stool softeners help in IBS.Any lifestyle change needed!
Constipation or the: runs or a mix of both are IBS symptoms. Your doc can check you for food sensitivities, although a nutritionist or natural doc may offer more sensitive testing in that area. Stress contributes. Yes, look at exercise, stress, food plan. All play a part. Peace and good health. ...Read more
What are the reason for anal fissure and how it progress to pile and hemmorrids?Even patient haves reular fiber diet and good intake of water?
I have severe chronic constipation due to slow colon transit. No laxatives work so doc wants me to try golytely bowel prep daily. Is this safe?
Diverticulis - what sort of diet would effectively prevent diverticulosis? (assuming that diverticuli are present in the colon)
Gout diet: Lowering uric acid: Adjust diet. Take in tart cherry juice +tart cherries, 10/day. Add Lemon extract 2 tblspns/day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 L /day. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can pruritis ani contribute to getting anal fissures? Had surgery, eat a high fiber diet, take softeners and still get reoccurring fissures. What now?
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
A fistula is an abnormal connection between two places. Most commonly, it originates somewhere in the intestine and communicates to another location in the intestine or in the skin. A fistula can develop after abdominal surgery, with inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, anorectal abscess, and ...Read more
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