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Can Milk Make You Constipated
My 1year old is constipated due to whole milk his ped said after trying half whole milk and formula if still const would go formula which is the best?
My 12 month old bub is on cows milk now I dialut his milk with water he has a veryhealthy diet and plenty of greens but is very constipated and inpain?
Constipation: lack of fiber and hydration. Increase fiber with increased fruits. peaches pears plums and prunes. Increase whole grains in his diet., whole grain bread and noodles. Rice / rice cereal can be constipating. You can mix a tablespoon of corn syrup in 4 oz of wAter. Don't use suppositories or laxative without talking to your Doc. And he should be on undiluted whole milk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My children are constipated constantly, 1 & 3. I add benfiber milk and it seems to help some. Both were on soy as baby, help?
Hard age to work wth: Constipation occurs if digestive debris moves too slowly thru the gut, has excessive moisture extracted &/or the kid decides to skip poos.Foods like apples, pasta, breads slow transit while juices speed it.Most parents stop rx too soon.Fiber or MiraLAX taken daily are fine for months at a time.A simple rx rule is to rx for twice the duration of the pbm.Recurrence is common until kid decides to help. ...Read more
I feel constipated, but little strands are coming out. I've just taken some milk of magnesia. If it doesn't work, what should I do?
Don't strain: Whatever you do, do not strain as this can cause hemorrhoids. You feel constipated. In general you should have a bowel movement at least once a day. I would try at your age some basics like drinking more water, increasing fiber especially greens, and exercising. Mom is ok but you are forcing a bowel movement. If bowel movements continue to be a problem then see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Does lactose free milk cause constipation in infants?My daugther is 1 yr and she started lactaid whole milk, could this be making her constipated?
Not likely: If the only thing that's changed is the addition of lactaid milk it's a possibilty. It depends on what else baby is eating and was eating before the switch. Breast fed babies usually have soft, frequent stools, so if you just switched from breast, i'd expect stools to be firmer. Make sure she's getting 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables each day and the constipation should resolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible that the organic soy milk i'm consuming is constipating me also what are some foods you recommend eating for constipation relief?
How to determine if my 1 and half old baby have large scrotum?his former milk cause him constipated?is it related to that?
Scrotum: send a picture if possible. doubt the two are related ...Read more
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