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What is the most popular way to fix constipation problems?

What is the most popular way to fix constipation problems?

Fiber and fluids: Simple constipation usually responds to a diet rich in fiber (bran, whole grain cereals, fruits, vegetables) and increased fluid intake (water is sufficient). Several significant causes of constipation other than bad diet should be investigated with the help of your doctor e.g. Hypothroidism, hirschprung's disease among others. ...Read more

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Can you give miramax to a 7yo who is having constipation problems?

Can you give miramax to a 7yo who is having constipation problems?

Yes: Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is a non-absorbable sugar. It helps with constipation by creating a more concentrated environment in the intestine which draws more fluid into the intestine, thus softening the stool. Because it is not absorbed into the body, it does not act systemically. It is, as a result, safe and effective for almost all children. Discuss with your pediatrician, of course. ...Read more

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7 year old daughter with constipation and abdominal tenderness x-rayed and had an ultrasound. Ultrasound revealed bright spot on liver. Causes?

7 year old daughter with constipation and abdominal tenderness x-rayed and had an ultrasound. Ultrasound revealed bright spot on liver. Causes?

Need further study.: Your doctor or the final report, written by the radiologist, should tell you if this spot is normal or not. If the report said this is not normal, then the next step will be a CT scan in order to obtain more detail information, and then a biopsy. ...Read more

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Its been four days, i could not go to bathroom.I had a constipation problem.It will pain thought.Please give me the best way to move it out without pa?

Its been four days, i could not go to bathroom.I had a constipation problem.It will pain thought.Please give me the best way to move it out without pa?

Constipation: I cannot see anything in your profile to tell me if you are on any medication or have any medical conditions. But, the first step would be to drink three liters of water in the next hour if that does not help you may need to get to your family medical clinic. ...Read more

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My 5 month old baby is constipated. What can I give him to relive the problem?

My 5 month old baby is constipated. What can I give him to relive the problem?

Water: Most constipation is due to dehydration. Give him or her a little extra water or dilute his milk or formula with water. You can also try mineral oil, which is a clear oil, that you can mix with food or drink and this will naturally soften stool. If baby is throwing up, fevers, or not eating and excessively fussy, you need to contact your pediatrician. Try vaselline on rectum too. ...Read more

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What is the most popular way to fix constipation problems?

Fiber and fluids: Simple constipation usually responds to a diet rich in fiber (bran, whole grain cereals, fruits, vegetables) and increased fluid intake (water is sufficient). Several significant causes of constipation other than bad diet should be investigated with the help of your doctor e.g. Hypothroidism, hirschprung's disease among others. ...Read more

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Cure for constipation problem?

Cure for constipation problem?

Psyllium or others: Get labs done to determine the cause of constipation. Low thyroid can cause it and u correct that w thyroid meds. Meanwhile u can try prune juice, or psyllium ( metamucil) is pretty good. Others include senna or cola e. Try whatever works best for you. Everyone is different. Also eat more fiber. That will help a lot. Good luck! ...Read more

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