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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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Can salad give you constipation?

Can salad give you constipation?

Any source of: Fiber, ie fruits vegetables salads, whole grains when taken with inadequate fluids or excessive caffeine/alcohol can cause constipation or worsening of existing constipation. ...Read more

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What can I give 18 month old for constipation?

What can I give 18 month old for constipation?

Constipation in Peds: For your 18 month old, you have a few options you can try. First you could try pedialyte, which can help with constipation. Also, you could try karo syrup, 5-6 drops in 1 ounce of of water, twice a day. And mylacon drops for gas. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can I give my 6 week old for constipation?

What can I give my 6 week old for constipation?

Constipation: It really depends on the details. How long as it been since the last bowel movement? When a bowel movement is produced, what is the stool like (hard vs mushy)? What are you feeding the baby (formula vs breast milk)? How is the baby behaving? So much of the time what young parents think of as constipation is really normal for an infant. ...Read more

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What can I give my 5 month old for constipation?

What can I give my 5 month old for constipation?

Glycerin suppository: If a 5 month old has been pushing when pooping, or pooping firm poops, a parent can try giving the child 2-3 ounces of regular prune juice, half prune / half apple juice, or plain apple juice. A glycerin suppository can help, and can be tried first, especially in babies don't drink juice (some babies gag on juice). If the constipation is ongoing, the doctor can evaluate and offer more ideas. ...Read more

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What can I give my 6 month old for constipation?

What can I give my 6 month old for constipation?

Constipation: A little Milk of Magnesia will do no harm. The instructions on the bottle will tell you how much but half a teaspoon should be sufficient ...Read more

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Can constipation give you pain at right waistline?

Can constipation give you pain at right waistline?

yes: But so can gall bladder disease and ulcers, and other issues so best to be examined by your doctor and possible referred to a GI doctor. ...Read more

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What can I give for constipation for a 4 year old?

Constipation: To start, try increase his water intake and the fiber in his diet. This means eating more fruit and whole grain instead of white breads/ pastas. If this doesn't work, speak to your doctor about whether he needs to start medication. ...Read more

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Constipation for a five year old, what to give them?

Start with diet: Pear juice, prune juice, increased fiber. If that does not help, MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) (or generi, otc) has been used for years in kids. ...Read more

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