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What's the most effective way to prevent constipation in children?

What's the most effective way to prevent constipation in children?

Water: Ensure they are taking plenty of fluids, fresh vegetables, fruits, and fiber in the form of cereals and multigrain breads. A good rule of thumb is one ounce of water for every pound of body weight every day. ...Read more

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Guidelines from reputable health agencies suggest some steps parents can take to reduce their child's chances of having food and other allergies, although there are no guarantees of success. If either or both parents have a personal or family history of allergy, for example, asthma, eczema, hay fever, perennial allergic rhinitis (allergy to animals, dust mites, or molds) the following is recommended: * Avoid common allergenic foods, in particular peanuts and tree nuts, during pregnancy and while nursing -- peanut protein, as well as components of cow's milk, eggs, and wheat, are ...Read more


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Have there been any significant advances in the treatment of constipation in children?

Have there been any significant advances in the treatment of constipation in children?

A new medicine: While dietary changes are still the mainstay there is a medicine called polyethylene glycol that is usually safe and effective. Ask your doctor if it is right for your child. ...Read more

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Can constipation in children give groin pain?

Yes: Dilation of the rectum and/or pressure on the pelvic structures form dilated colon can indeed cause discomfort that goes into the pelvic and groin area. Increase fiber, increase fluids and if continued constipation, talk to doc about use of stool softeners like miralax (polyethylene glycol). ...Read more

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Can eating crunchy peanut butter in a pb&j sandwich make you constipated?

Can eating crunchy peanut butter in a pb&j sandwich make you constipated?

Perhaps, if dry...: There are many reasons for relative constipation. Have your md review your current medications for constipation as side effect. Fiber (with enough water) very helpful, and you need to titrate up to full doses or you will get gassy. A healthy, fiber filled diet always good, and don't forget to drink more water. Regular exercise also excellent for getting those bowels moving. ...Read more

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I seem to have more frequent BM’s when I eat peanut butter. If I eat it too often, loose stool. Usually constipated. No history of allergies.

I seem to have more frequent BM’s when I eat peanut butter. If I eat it too often, loose stool. Usually constipated. No history of allergies.

Fat malabsorption: You may not be able to absorb the fats in pea nut butter and that could cause loose stools. Try using pea nut products in moderation. ...Read more

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Are peanuts good for constipation?

Are peanuts good for constipation?

Constipation: Constipation can be helped by various maneuvers including high fiber diet. Any food that contains high fiber would be a good choice. Http://www. Laendo. Net/english/constipation-89998601. ...Read more

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Do peanuts make you constipated?

Do peanuts make you constipated?

They shouldn't: They shoul not. A diet low in fiber and overall fluids is the most common cause ...Read more

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Will peanuts make you constipated?

Will peanuts make you constipated?

Sure, pls consider: Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts & peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions, & up to 15 million Americans suffer from food allergies. Short of a true allergic reaction, too much of a good food is not necessarily a good thing. If you ate peanuts to excess, sure you could get constipated. ...Read more

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If I'm constipated, should I stay away from peanuts all day? Or Eat fruits all day till dinner Time and make sand which? (turkey bacon, egg, lettuce)

If I'm constipated, should I stay away from peanuts all day? Or Eat fruits all day till dinner Time and make sand which? (turkey bacon, egg, lettuce)

Hydration and fiber: Constipation can frequently be relieved with increased dietary fiber and drinking plenty of water. One of the colon's primary jobs is to reabsorb water from the stool before it is excreted. If you are not drinking enough water the stool can become dry and hard, leading to constipation. Fruits and vegetables are a good source of dietary fiber. ...Read more

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I have a bad tummy ache and feel constipated. Only additional food I consumed out of normal are fried peanuts yesterday and pomegranate juice today?

I have a bad tummy ache and feel constipated. Only additional food I consumed out of normal are fried peanuts yesterday and pomegranate juice today?

Fried foods: Can cause many people problems. The fried peanuts may not be sitting well.

Pomegranate juice is rich in antioxidants and can be very beneficial.

Drink plenty of water. You may find that papaya enzyme may help as well. Or it may be an accumulation of things you have eaten or the beginning of a stomach bug. ...Read more

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Past week been constipated, if I go stools r peanuts or thin and yellow, lump in throat, pain in rectum, fullness in intestine. Any thoughts appreciated.

Past week been constipated, if I go stools r peanuts or thin and yellow, lump in throat, pain in rectum, fullness in intestine. Any thoughts appreciated.

Constipation: Hello and welcome to HralthTap, there are multiple cause for constipation, looking into your Med list I can Pin it down to amlodipine and if you are taking any pain killers. There may be other reasons but I need more history. If you fell comfortable We can talk about it in detail. Thank you! ...Read more

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My 14 year old eats too much peanut butter can it cause any harm? I'm very concerned.

Varied Diet: This depends on a number of things. Your child's remaining nutrition? Does he have any underlying neurological disorder or developmental disorder like autism? What is his height and weight? ...Read more

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Does peanut butter cause diahrea?

Does peanut butter cause diahrea?

Not usually: Not unless you are allergic to peanut butter. Even with allergy, diarrhea is an unusual manifestation of allergy. ...Read more

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Is it possible for peanuts to cause headaches, but not peanut butter?

Is it possible for peanuts to cause headaches, but not peanut butter?

Possible: It is definitely possible. Many patients have allergies to peanuts. These allergies typically manifest as itching, rash or shortness of breath however it is possible to have a headache. I suspect the type of peanuts in the peanut butter are different or they have lost their headache inducing properties after being processed. I suggest trying a different type of nut that you can enjoy! ...Read more

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Wat would cause my bms to go from brown hard log like to very soft mushy green. Peanut butter like.

Wat would cause my bms to go from brown hard log like to very soft mushy green. Peanut butter like.

Bowel shape, smell,: Color are dominated by diet. The colon absorbs water, and the rectum stores stool. That left "mushy" may have oily/fatty residue not well digested. Make a diary of what you eat, and what you poop. Fruits and vegetables tend to help bm flow freely and less hard. Bananas, rice tend to constipate. ...Read more

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Is it true that a diet high in peanut butter can cause gallstones?

Is it true that a diet high in peanut butter can cause gallstones?

Not directly.: Although peanut butter itself doesn't directly cause gallstones, a diet high in fat and cholesterol and low in fiber does appear to play a role, among other factors. It would probably be good to cut back on the peanut butter if you are eating it all the time. ...Read more

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Does eating peanut or using peanut butter causes a gout flare up? What is the usual dose of colchicine during a flare up?

Does eating peanut or using peanut butter causes a gout flare up? What is the usual dose of colchicine during a flare up?

Peanut and gout: No, peanut foods wll not trigger gout. Colchicine dose is 0.1. Mg /d.Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. And avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. ...Read more

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Does peanut butter cause kidney stones?

Does peanut butter cause kidney stones?

No: There are a variety of food substances which are linked to either reduced or increased kidney stone incidence. However, peanut butter does not seem to be among them. ...Read more

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Can peanut butter sealed in a plastic, peanut sealed in a plastic, vegetable sealed in a plastic, tomato sealed in a plastic and butter cause cancer?

Can peanut butter sealed in a plastic, peanut sealed in a plastic, vegetable sealed in a plastic, tomato sealed in a plastic and butter cause cancer?

Can?: In California, we have mandatory signs posted everywhere (yes, everywhere) that essentially say, "There are things here that cause cancer." In modern life, we just assume everything can cause cancer... which means it is not useful to ask the "Can it cause cancer" question when the chances are low. So, assume plastic wraps and containers can cause cancer, but presume the chances are very low. ...Read more

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Does peanut butter cause heart burn?

Does peanut butter cause heart burn?

Yes: Meats and proteins can cause heart burn.

High-risk meats are ground chuck, marbled sirloin, chicken nuggets and chicken wings; low- to moderate-risk meats and proteins include lean ground beef, scrambled eggs, fried eggs, fried fish, hot dogs, ham, peanut butter, baked beans and tuna salad. ...Read more

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Does any type of foods like peanuts, chocolate, or peanut butter cause acne?? Also What causes acne, and how do I get rid of it?

Does any type of foods like peanuts, chocolate, or peanut butter cause acne?? Also What causes acne, and how do I get rid of it?

See below: There are multiple factor in the causation of acne. You may consult this site for home remedies. You may need to try more than one treatment to find one that suits you.
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment ...Read more

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Will eating a lot of peanut butter and peanuts during pregnancy cause a peanut allergy for the baby?

Will eating a lot of peanut butter and peanuts during pregnancy cause a peanut allergy for the baby?

NO: This has never been definitively proven and would essentially mean anything a pregnant mother eats in excess would be a possible allergen to the baby, which is not the case, or babies all over the world be allergic to ice cream, etc. What is important, is to try and breast feed for the first year, as immunoglobulins that can be transferred to the growing baby through mom's breast milk can help. ...Read more

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Constipation In Children (Definition)

Constipation is when bowel movements happen less often than normal or the stools tend to be hard and difficult to pass. Constipation has numerous causes which you will learn ...Read more


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Constipation (Definition)

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