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What happens when constipation is prolonged? How to avoid constipation and relieve it?

What happens when constipation is prolonged? How to avoid constipation and relieve it?

Constipation: Constipation can cause tear around anus, faeces getting impacted in gut forming pockets (diverticulosis) which can cause pain abdomen. These pockets can get infected and cause perforation and people can become very sick with these. Drinking plenty of fluids, eating lots of fresh fruit, salads and vegetables helps to prevent constipation. Constipation can be relieved by laxatives. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more


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How do you relieve constipation?

How do you relieve constipation?

Fiber.: Constipation has no cure. We recomend a diet rich in fiber (vegetables & fruits). Take stool softeners (daily) and laxatives as necessary (if no bm in 3 d) if the constipation is new or recent pt. Needs a colonoscopy. Avoid rice or apple associated foods. Increase fluid intake and exercise. Avoid calcium or iron pills. Increase intake of prunes, citrucel. Use suppositories, fleet or fullenemas. ...Read more

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How can you relieve constipation?

How can you relieve constipation?

Diet modification: Increase fruits, vegetables and nuts in your diet. Increase the intake of high fiber cereals and reduce the intake of milk and milk products take a laxative as needed. ...Read more

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How to relieve constipation in toddlers?

How to relieve constipation in toddlers?

Constipation: Reduce milk and milk products. Add additional fiber in the form of fruits and vegetables as well as raisins, figs, dates and nuts. Also give him high fiber cereal to eat. ...Read more

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How can you quickly relieve constipation?

Not a simpe answer: It depends on history, such as how long have you been dealing with this and whatmedications have you been used to to relieve it. A detailed hist and phys isrequired including surgical history. Treatment also depends on the severity of symptoms. Generally speaking increase water intake, high fiber diet, and stool softeners are recomm. Laxatives are ok for prn use at times but should not be used chronic. ...Read more

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What's the best way to relieve constipation?

What's the best way to relieve constipation?

Careful: With taking excess fiber, as too much fiber along with inadequate fluids can make the constipation worse. Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) and a liquid diet only until passing stool is best. Then avoiding recurrent constipation requires 80-100 oz of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid daily with no more than 25 grams of fiber daily. If keeps recurring, you may need a colonoscopy if you haven't had one recently. ...Read more

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What do you suggest to relieve constipation?

What do you suggest to relieve constipation?

Fiber: Slowly increase fiber with a goal of 35grams a day. Stay well hydrated. Exercise / stay active. If fails try some otc miralax (polyethylene glycol). ...Read more

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What do you suggest to relieve constipation?

What do you suggest to relieve constipation?

Constitpation: High fibre diet, increase hydration, 2-3 prunes per day. Sometimes smooth move tea is helpful. If symptoms still persistant see your M.D. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can relieve constipation fast?

Please tell me what can relieve constipation fast?

Hydration ; laxative: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active with regular exercise. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. ...Read more

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What is the best way to quickly relieve constipation?

What is the best way to quickly relieve constipation?

Careful: With taking excess fiber, as too much fiber along with inadequate fluids can make the constipation worse. Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) and a liquid diet only until passing stool is best. Then avoiding recurrent constipation requires 80-100 oz of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid daily with no more than 25 grams of fiber daily. If keeps recurring, you may need a colonoscopy if you haven't had one recently. ...Read more

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What measures are known to help relieve constipation?

Fiber intake: Adults should take at least 40 gram of fiber in a day along with enough water and exercise. ...Read more

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Can there be a way to temporarily relieve constipation?

Constipation: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active if possible. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. ...Read more

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What are some foods/drinks that help relieve constipation?

What are some foods/drinks that help relieve constipation?

Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to relieve constipation the fastest way?

Can you tell me how to relieve constipation the fastest way?

Laxatives - fast.: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active with regular exercise. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. ...Read more

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Please recommend some tips to help relieve constipation fast?

Please recommend some tips to help relieve constipation fast?

Maybe: IF you feel like there is stool in your rectum, a Fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) or glycerine suppository may relieve the blockage and get you going again. IF no stool in rectum, take some Milk of magnesia 1-2 tbsp at bedtime tonite and stay on liquids until you are moving things through again. ...Read more

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What should I do to relieve constipation that lasted for 4 days?

What should I do to relieve constipation that lasted for 4 days?

Constipation: Visit your doctor for possible manual disimpaction, if using water & fiber, laxatives or enemas did not relieve the impaction. ...Read more

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What would you say is the very best natural gentle way to relieve constipation?

So gentle: 2 cap sules aloe leaf at p.M or may be once in 2 weeks 1/4 tea spoon ful epsolmsalt in 8ozs water at night plumbing done. Eat 5 figs, 5prunes and lentils with skin every day. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a suppository to relieve constipation?

How long does it take for a suppository to relieve constipation?

Usually < 1 hour: I depends on the suppository. Some are glycerin and only stimulate the rectum by their irritant properties. Bisacodyl suppositories (dulcolax, etc.) are gut stimulants and generally work better and quicker but can lead to cramps. ...Read more

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Can magnesium cirate be taken on daily basis to relieve constipation?

Can magnesium cirate be taken on daily basis to relieve constipation?

Not a good plan.: This is not a good long term plan. Please consider other solutions before going to this extreme method. You will get caught in a difficult cycle that will require more extreme measures to fix.
Take a step back...
1-increase water intake
2-increase fiber intake
3-supplement with a more gentle agent (like miralax)
4-see your primary doctor and/or a gastroenterologist
good luck in your goal. ...Read more

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What's the best way to relieve constipation after having a hysterectomy?

Vitamin c flush: Vitamin c powder called mixed ascorbate powder supplies 2767mg of vitamin c per scoop you would do one scoop with with cup of water or juice hourly until this causes diarrhea you vit c requirement to relieve constipation is the total you took minus one (last scoop) you can do this daily until your wound heals also helps with your tissue recovery - make sure u have no issues of kidney stones. ...Read more

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Can I take oral glycerine to relieve constipation and how much should I take?

Can I take oral glycerine to relieve constipation and how much should I take?

Why: Do you have constipation. That is not normal and implies not enough of an unprocessed whole foods diet. Do stop all milk dairy and go wheat and rye free. See www. Thepmc. Org. See you MD for standard hostory and ohysical. HRS, MD, FACC www. Thpmc. Org ...Read more

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Might consuming a lot of water relieve constipation in a short amount of time?

May take 3-10 days: But once resolved maintain the high fluid intake to avoid recurrence of constipation. ...Read more

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How to relieve constipation while breastfeeding?

How to relieve constipation while breastfeeding?

Stool softeners: The safest thing would probably be stool softeners. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is theoretically safe but has not been studied enough to give it a higher than c rating for safety in bf. I would consult your gyn first before doing so. ...Read more

Dr. Troy Reyna
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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

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


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