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My baby is havingfsevere constipation.She is given plenty of fluids. We are forced to give her laxative and suppositorie still very painful.?

My baby is havingfsevere constipation.She is given plenty of fluids. We are forced to give her laxative and suppositorie still very painful.?

Diet change: You did not give the age of the baby. It is a very common problem and you often need o give suppositories and laxative (usually miralax, (polyethylene glycol) which is effective and safe), change diet and formula if he/she takes formula, and it still takes time. This may help: http://www.Healthychildren.Org/english/ages-stages/baby/diapers-clothing/pages/infant-constipation.Aspx. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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36 weeks preg. Struggled whole pregnanvy w constipation. Milk of mag colace (docusate sodium) duralax nothing is working can I take a laxative in pill form? Im miserabl

36 weeks preg. Struggled whole pregnanvy w constipation. Milk of mag colace (docusate sodium) duralax nothing is working can I take a laxative in pill form? Im miserabl

Call your OB MD: It is essential that the OB MD who is treating your pregnancy manage your problems without interference from this forum, as he/she knows every aspect of your constipation issues. ...Read more

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Blackishgreen stool water no form, in 1 yr old boy with constipation for 3 months no relief but suppositories what should I do?

Blackishgreen stool water no form, in 1 yr old boy with constipation for 3 months no relief but suppositories what should I do?

See doctor: Black watery stools can be blood from high up in the bowel. Many possibilities such as ulcer or crohn's disease. For this he needs to see a pediatric gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Tried liquid suppository, MOM, mineral oil enema, still no BM from constipation due to meds and bruised ribs! What can I do now for immediate relief??

Magnesium citrate: You have correctly tried transrectal route for relief of your constipation. It is also helpful to treat from above with oral laxatives. One bottle of overt the counter magnesium citrate should work. If not you may need to seek medical care/advice. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get constipation relief?

What is the best way to get constipation relief?

Constipation: If you simply cannot pass stool and feel very uncomfortable, a rectal suppository may induce a bowel movement. If that does not work, opt for a fleet enema. That's a first aid treatment. A high fiber and high fluis diet should be instituted immediately. Further evacuation problems need you to take laxatives; MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) is one. Persistent problems needs evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the steps to take when it comes to constipation relief?

Mild Laxative.: `to start with take 4 tablets of dukcolax ( all 4 tablets as one dose ) at night. Next morning, a good bowel movement will clean your system. Then you can take senokot (senna) ( a vegetable laxative ) one or two tablets at night when needed. This will regulate your system. ...Read more

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For constipation relief would it be better to try milk of magnesia or something else ?

For constipation relief would it be better to try milk of magnesia or something else ?

Constipation: The first thing you should do is go to a Pharmacist. Very likely they will recommend a drug that will work well for you. You should not need a prescription for that. ...Read more

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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?

Soy milk: Soy milk is constipating. Increase fruits and vegetables, nuts, figs, and dates. Increas high fiber cereals and decrease milk and milk products. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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