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Toddler constipation treatment?

Toddler constipation treatment?

Need to see a doctor: Constipation could be many reasons. Some toddler are not taking enough fibers or not drink enough fluid, but thyroid problem is another possibility. You should the toddler check with the doctor and find out the cause. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more


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What do you think is a good chronic? Constipation treatment?

What do you think is a good chronic? Constipation treatment?

Try this:: A good way to relieve constipation is to eat high fiber cereal (fiber one or all bran) everyday. ...Read more

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What is the most effective constipation treatment?

What is the most effective constipation treatment?

Poor diet and fluids: Not enough fiber and inadequate fluids. You need 20-25 grams of fiber and 80-100 ounces of alcohol free, caffeine free fluids every day, more if strenuous excercise is part of your daily routine. ...Read more

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Lump in groin from constipation, treatment?

Lump in groin from constipation, treatment?

Lump in groin: The question is not very clear, but a lump in the groin may be from a hernia. You should consult a physician for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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That I have c diff toxin b with no diaherra. Have constipation. Treatment anyway with vanco 125mg. Will I get diaherra or make things worse on treatme?

That I have c diff toxin b with no diaherra. Have constipation. Treatment anyway with vanco 125mg. Will I get diaherra or make things worse on treatme?

Need more info: Why were you tested for c. Difficile toxin if you had no symptoms? That makes no sense, nor is it easy to understand why you are being treated. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is constipation codeine withdrawal?

Is constipation codeine withdrawal?

Codeine: No - constipation is due to use of Codeine and other opioids. When withdrawing you gets cramps and the runs. ...Read more

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Is constipation a side effect of tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine?

Is constipation a side effect of tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine?

Yes: Codeine is probably the drug that does this, but why are you taking these two drugs? ...Read more

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Is it safe to take codeine on empty stomach? It causes me constipation

Safe but nauseous: Codeine, and all of the opiate drugs, can cause nausea, especially if taken on an empty stomach. The best way to avoid this is to eat someting like bread or crackers before taking the drug. And all of the opiates also cause constipation- so drink more water and eat fruits and veggies. ...Read more

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4 yr has parainfluenza since Christmas found out went to ER coughing so bad got breathing treatment codeine cough syrup not working what should I do?

4 yr has parainfluenza since Christmas found out went to ER coughing so bad got breathing treatment codeine cough syrup not working what should I do?

Reevaluation: Since your child is not getting any better a reevaluation by your Pediatrician needs to be done. There may be pneumonia present that may need further treatment, or your child may need a home nebulizer or other medications. ...Read more

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For treatment of sudden gout attack (podagra) with sever pain, can 250mg naproxen, 30mg codeine, and 0.5mg colchicine be combined for a healthy person?

For treatment of sudden gout attack (podagra) with sever pain, can 250mg naproxen, 30mg codeine, and 0.5mg colchicine be combined for a healthy person?

Yes, should be safe: But all of these drugs have GI side effects, so don't be surprised if you get nausea, upset stomach, constipation, or diarrhea, especially if you use them for more than a few days. ...Read more

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Have a sinus infection & was prescribed Zithromax & guaifenesin w/codeine. Can this cause constipation? I haven't really eaten but feel quite bloated.

Have a sinus infection & was prescribed Zithromax & guaifenesin w/codeine. Can this cause constipation? I haven't really eaten but feel quite bloated.

After days: Usually only after several days of therapy will the opioid codeine contribute to constipation. If you've been on it for days, it may be the codeine. If you just recently started this regimen, I might suspect something else (diet, lack of hydration or movement). ...Read more

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On codeine for sore lower back. Stomach extremely bloated -> bowel movements normal, don't think it's constipation. Stomach tight, irritable. Norm?

On codeine for sore lower back. Stomach extremely bloated -> bowel movements normal, don't think it's constipation. Stomach tight, irritable. Norm?

Side effect: It's true that codeine often causes constipation but it can also cause gastric irritation and/ or nausea in some patients. If you are intolerant of codeine you may have to get by with extra strength Tylenol (acetaminophen) which doesn't irritate the stomach. You may tolerate codeine if you take it with food and not on an empty stomach. ...Read more

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What's the typical home treatment for constipation?

What's the typical home treatment for constipation?

Fluid, fiber: Increase water intake, increase fiber in food.
Apple or prune juice,

for adults - psyllium husk, karo syrup. ...Read more

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What's the most appropriate treatment for constipation?

Prevention: Best way to treat constipation is to prevent it by having a diet rich in fiber and making sure that you are drinking adequate amounts of fluids (water is best). ...Read more

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Treatment for constipation caused by chia seeds?

Flush thruough fiber: Please flush through with lots of fluids, which can be critical to prevent constipation, and a good fiber laxative will help promote motility of the colon to help expel the seeds.....Perhaps MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) (available over the counter) would help clear the colon. ...Read more

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What is thye effective treatment for constipation while taking an maoi?

What is thye effective treatment for constipation while taking an maoi?

Diet: Go with diet first: increase fluids/fruits and veggies 4 to 5 servings/day. Activa yogurt with active probiotics 2-3 times daily can also help. If worsening, trial otc MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) laxative powder: 1-2 capfuls in beverage daily until your stool is soft like pancake batter. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for constipation and weight gain from it?

See details: You do not experience significant weight gain from constipation. At age 31, you should be evaluated to determine the cause of the constipation. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me which form of iron causes the least constipation as a treatment for anaemia. Thank you.

Can you please tell me which form of iron causes the least constipation as a treatment for anaemia. Thank you.

IV iron: IV iron does not pass through your GI system so it is least constipating. However, IV iron is only used for very severe iron deficiency anemia that is life-threatening. For mild stable iron deficiency anemia, oral iron supplements are used. Liquid iron may be less constipating than iron pills. Talk with your primary care doctor for more advice. ...Read more

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My four and half year old daughter has severe constipation since she was a year old. What is suitable diet for her? Also is there any treatment?

My four and half year old daughter has severe constipation since she was a year old. What is suitable diet for her? Also is there any treatment?

Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) Benefiber: Chronic constipation stretches the rectum. The urge to go decreases & children withhold. The stool becomes drier & harder leading to painful & difficult movements. It requires lengthy & persistent treatment to allow the rectum to regain muscle tone. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is a tasteless, odorless powder that increases the water content of stool. Talk to your pediatrician. Goal: one soft stool per day. ...Read more

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What to do if I am suffering from gass trouble and constipation from last few years and tired off taking medicines. I want some home remedy type treatment.?

What to do if I am suffering from gass trouble and constipation from last few years and tired off taking medicines. I want some home remedy type treatment.?

Not enough fluids: Fiber be it dietary or supplemental should be thought of as concrete mix from home depot. If you add the right amount of water it is not runny like diarrhea or hard from not drinking enough fluids or from excess caffeine and alcohol. More fiber without drinking fluids will make constipation worse.
Avoid caffeine and alcohol, both of which contribute to constipation. Need a minimum of 80-100 oz/day ...Read more

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Treatment of constipation in 3-4weeks old neonate?

Treatment of constipation in 3-4weeks old neonate?

Constipation: If you are breastfeeding a breast fed baby can have a stool with each feeding, go once a day or may take a week to have a stool. He is not considered constipated. If you are bottle feeding, make such he is not getting excessive amounts of milk. You may add a teaspoon or two of dark karo syrup to the formula to help the constipation. ...Read more

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Cause & treatment of constipation?

Cause & treatment of constipation?

Multiple causes: If this is a new change in bowel habits you should get a colonoscopy. If it is lifelong then it is your diet that requires attention. It is a common question and reflects the standard american diet (sad). ...Read more

Dr. Troy Reyna
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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

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