Top
30
Doctor insights on: Can Cheese Cause Constipation

Share
1

1
Does cheese cause constipation?

Does cheese cause constipation?

Constipation: Constipation refers to inability to pass stool, having to strain to pass stool, or passing hard stools. It is a function of diet, water intake, medication and lifestyle. Many hard cheeses can contribute to constipation while soft cheese(ricotta, cottage) can cause looser stools.
Eating cheese without sufficient fiber, fluids and fresh fruis and vegetables can contribute to constipation. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
2,510 doctors shared insights

Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more


2

2
Does ricotta cheese cause constipation?

Does ricotta cheese cause constipation?

Sort of: Cheese is notoriously constipating mainly because it has absolutely no fiber content. If you eat your cheese with things that are high in fiber (like, say, a salad), you should be fine. ...Read more

3

3
Fresh mozzarella cheese causes constipation?

Fresh mozzarella cheese causes constipation?

Unlikely: It would be very unlikely that eating fresh mozzarella would cause constipation. ...Read more

5

5
Eczema on face & stomach cramps come after eating kefir & ice cream. Cheese only cause constipation. Could I be allergic to dairy with diff symptoms?

Eczema on face & stomach cramps come after eating kefir & ice cream. Cheese only cause constipation. Could I be allergic to dairy with diff symptoms?

Not an allergy: Stomach cramps suggest lactose intolerance (LI) which develops when the small intestine does not make enough lactase, the enzyme needed to digest the lactose found in dairy products. Symptoms include nausea, diarrhea, cramps, bloating & gas. Your icon suggests you are black; LI is much more common in those of African descent. Limit lactose containing foods and try lactase enzymes or drops. ...Read more

6

6
Husband began having diarrhea after eating chili cheese dog Sat. Evening & still has it (with some constipation now) since then. Is this normal?

Husband began having diarrhea after eating chili cheese dog Sat. Evening & still has it (with some constipation now) since then. Is this normal?

Diarrhea: Based on my calculations it has been about 5 days of abnormal bowel habits? Diarrhea is generally self limiting and not in need of investigation unless a patient has fever, recent antibiotic use, blood in the stool, severe pain or symptoms lasting greater than 3 weeks. ...Read more

8

8
What cheeses will not make you constipated?

What cheeses will not make you constipated?

Cheese myth: A Scandinavian study demonstrated that cheese has no proclivity to constipate and is an old wives tale ...Read more

10

10
I ate a lot of cheese, now I'm constipated. I took mirlax 2 days in a row but stool still hurts. It's been 3 days. Help!

I ate a lot of cheese, now I'm constipated. I took mirlax 2 days in a row but stool still hurts. It's been 3 days. Help!

Give it more time: I would continue to take miralax, (polyethylene glycol) one cap full once per day and make sure to drink plenty of water, if you do some exercise this might give you the urge to go. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more

12

12
My husband had ricotta cheese last night which he usually doesn't have and now he has been up all nite with stomach pain could he be constipated from me?

My husband had ricotta cheese last night which he usually doesn't have and now he has been up all nite with stomach pain could he be constipated from me?

See a doctor: The abdominal pain may or may not be related to eating the cheese. Persistent abdominal pain should be evaluated, as there are many possible causes, some serious. ...Read more

13

13
Does risotto cause constipation?

Risotto: Is an italian rice dish. If you have a diet that is high in this type of carbs and is lacking in vegetables, fruits, whole grains and other sources of fiberconstipation is more likely. But risotto does not in and of itself cause constipation. ...Read more

14

14
Can mebervine cause constipation?

Can mebervine cause constipation?

Not listed: as a side effect of this medicine. Known side effects include: allergic or hypersensitivity reactions such as anaphylactic reactions
angioedema
face edema
skin rash or rashes
urticaria ...Read more

15

15
Could over eating cause constipation?

Could over eating cause constipation?

Overeat/Constipation: Overeating may cause constipation by increasing the intestinal waste. This may lead to improper colon function and distension of the colon possibly affecting the muscle tone and natural peristalsis or wave like motions of the intestine which propel the waste materials towards the anal opening. A well-balanced diet high in fiber and water decreases constipation. See your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

16

16
What causes constipation and how can I treat this?

What causes constipation and how can I treat this?

Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. ...Read more

17

17
What would cause constipation and what would be the cure?

What would cause constipation and what would be the cure?

Hard, dry poop: Constipation is caused by dry, hard stool which often becomes retained in the rectum & colon. Stay well hydrated (at least 8 – 8 oz glasses of water per day). Eat 5 vegetable & 4 fruit servings per day – get that fiber in. Avoid junk carbohydrates. Stay physically active. You can also consider an otc laxative. ...Read more

18

18
What are the causes of cronic constipation and how to clear yourself?

What are the causes of cronic constipation and how to clear yourself?

Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. ...Read more

20

20
Do apples cause constipation?

Apples: Do not cause consolation. They actually help bowel movements. Please see doctor to determine the cause. In general, avoid binding foods like cheese and carbs. Eat high fiber foods like fruits and vegetables. Walk daily. Drink water. Peace and good health. Prunes are good. ...Read more

21

21
Can kalms cause constipation?

Can kalms cause constipation?

Kalms: Kalms is valerian root extract used to help reduce the effects of stress. It should not cause constipation, but also won't really do anything to help with constipation in my experience. Magnesium added to this may be quite helpful. ...Read more

22

22
Do bananas cause constipation?

Do bananas cause constipation?

They can: I often use bananas as a natural therapy in infants to firm up their runny poo. Along with pasta, apples, bread & some cheeses, these foods tend to slow the stool as it moves thru the intestines. The effect tends to be volume related, so a little may not constipate while a lot may. ...Read more

23

23
Does beano cause constipation?

I checked quite a: Few sites ; the only side effect that was noted was rare sensitivity. Beano has 150 galu (galactosidase units) of alpha-d-galactosidase derived from aspergillus niger mold. ...Read more

24

24
Does honey cause constipation?

Does honey cause constipation?

No: It doesn't have any effect on bowel motility. Actually, diarrhea is more likely in some people who can't process the sugars in honey. ...Read more

25

25
Does beer cause constipations?

Does beer cause constipations?

Alcohol: Either beer, whiskey or wine and cafeine intake all dehydrate and can contribute to constipation. Cut these out and replace with 80-100 ounces of water, juices, gatorade type fluids and this should resolve. ...Read more

26

26
Do almonds cause constipation?

Doubtful, since a: 1 oz. Serving of whole almonds (28 to 30 almonds) contains 3 g of dietary fiber. (14 % of the rda). ...Read more

27

27
Can stress cause constipation?

Can stress cause constipation?

Stress constipation: Stress can definitely cause constipation. An anal fissure can make the constipation even worse by causing the internal sphincter to tense, which makes it hard to defacate. Pain and blood-streaked french fry- like stool results. It is painful and a vicious circle. Surgical treatment of the fissure may help as may steroid suppositories. I don't know of any psychotherapy studies on these dynamics. ...Read more

28

28
Does rice causes constipation?

White rice: I.E. Without the cusp that contains the vitamins necessary for its processing in the body, is the major cause of thiamine deficiency disease. Constipation is often a symptom of that. ...Read more

30

30
Can granola cause constipation?

Hard to Say: Many foods can contribute to constipation. Typically, the nuts, grains, and dried fruit in many granolas should help maintain regular stools, but this requires plenty of water intake. Even with high-fiber foods, inadequate fluids can cause constipation to occur. That said, examining diet, fluids, and exercise overall, rather than a single component, will yield the most complete answer. ...Read more

Dr. Troy Reyna
401 doctors shared insights

Constipation (Child) (Definition)

The difficulty passing stool or infrequent stools. ...Read more