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Can grapes give you constipation?

Can grapes give you constipation?

No, usually not: Grapes are fruit, with juice and sugar, so they don't tend to cause constipation. Eating too much fruit might cause the loose stools. The main problem in constipation is that the time it takes for food one ate to go through the intestine and out the anus is too long of a time. One must make "intestinal transit" time more rapid. Water plus fiber helps, but sometimes laxatives are needed. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Can ensure or grape juice cause constipation?

Can ensure or grape juice cause constipation?

Not: That i know of. All fluids except caffeine and alcohol help prevent constipation. Caffeine and alcohol contribute to constipation. ...Read more

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Does white grape juice help with constipation?

Does white grape juice help with constipation?

Any: caffeine free/alcohol free fluid will help with constipation. 80-100 oz per day is recommended for someone with a sedentary life, more if you are active or are on certain constipating meds ...Read more

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Can coconut oil, cranberry grape juice help relieve constipation?

Can coconut oil, cranberry grape juice help relieve constipation?

Not ideal: More fibre in the diet plus regular exercise would be the answer. However if you consume enough oil of any kind, you will likely end up with diarrhea. Cranberry grape juice will add a lot of sugar to your diet without helping your bowel. ...Read more

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36 yr old female. Long-term constipation. Today I noticed pain/weird feeling in perineum area & there's a grape sized sore lump to the left side. Why?

36 yr old female. Long-term constipation. Today I noticed pain/weird feeling in perineum area & there's a grape sized sore lump to the left side. Why?

Thrombosis hemorrhoi: This sounds like a thrombesed hemorrhoid or an abscess If you have fever or chills or the skin surrounding the lump is pink and warm then you may have an abscess. If this is the case you should seek medical attention right away. Not treated an abscess can result in sepsis and long term complications like fistula and even incontinence. You should see a doctor such as a colorectal surgeon to tell ...Read more

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I was constipated the next day i had a tender purplish red lump protruding from my anus, the size of a small grape. Is it a hemroid? What do I do?

I was constipated the next day i had a tender purplish red lump protruding from my anus, the size of a small grape. Is it a hemroid? What do I do?

hemorrhoids: Yes you probably have hemorrhoids. There are a number of over the counter medications that can help. They typically worsen after straining such as you describe with constipation. See your doctor if this one persists or becomes painful. ...Read more

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Do grapes casue contipation and bloating?

Do grapes casue contipation and bloating?

No and sometimes yes: Eating grapes is not usually a cause of constipation. Rather, eating lots of grapes would be more likely to cause diarrhea. In all of us, if we ingest enough grapes we will likely develop gas, bloating and diarrhea, in people who have a limited ability to absorb the fruit sugar fructose, ingesting grapes can produce gas, bloating and diarrhea. ...Read more

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Does hot water n honey help for constipation?

Does hot water n honey help for constipation?

Hot water with honey: Drinking hot water with honey in the morning should help. Taking senna everyday is not a good idea, but once in a while is okay for constipation. For chronic constipation, drink lot of water/fluid, increase quantity of fibers in your meals, avoid fried foods, exercise regularly (daily walk for 30 to 40 minutes), chew food well before swallowing, increase vegetables/ fruits, and eat small quantity ...Read more

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Constipation for 7 days. Took laxatives for 6 days n nothing?

Constipation for 7 days. Took laxatives for 6 days n nothing?

See: your doctor. Taking laxatives with no results could be a problem. Worry about an obstruction. See your doctor to get on a proper schedule ...Read more

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Get nauseous every time I eat just the past few days n unusually tired also wake up achey every morning. Constipation every other day. What is this?

Get nauseous every time I eat just the past few days n unusually tired also wake up achey every morning. Constipation every other day.  What is this?

Not sure: these are vague symptoms and it is not possible to know what is casuing them without the benefit of a complete evaluation and an exam. Check with your physician and consider short term use of a laxative until then. ...Read more

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Im 19yrs old grl.I hav experiencd constipation 4 past 2 yrs n recently observd constipation cause as a rslt of drinkin milk?Y is this n what shud i do?

Im 19yrs old grl.I hav experiencd constipation 4 past 2 yrs n recently observd constipation cause as a rslt of drinkin milk?Y is this n what shud i do?

Sounds like milk: Sounds like milk is your problem - you may want to leave it out of your daily diet and see if the problem goes away. Add a daily calcium supplement (taken with food) daily if you need the extra calcium. If this doesn't solve the problem, make sure you are eating a healthy diet without processed foods and with plenty of fiber. Then talk to your md. ...Read more

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2 year child constipation?

Change his/her diet: Constipation often happens with toddlers. They are generally picky eaters. Increase water, fruits, veggies, fruit juices, and fiber. Have a daily poop schedule to encourage taking the time to defecate. If the problem continues you may need to see your doctor for stool softeners or laxatives. ...Read more

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What can help constipation?

Adrenals: When adrenals are stressed - body goes into stress mode so does not have time to poop. So taking adhs (vasopressin) will reset and normalize helps to relieve constipation. The other things that normalize gut galactan, b complex, lecithin, butyric acid, cholrella. ...Read more

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Constipation on daily basis?

Constipation on daily basis?

No: No this is constipation! get on a hi fiber diet, 20-25 grams of fiber per day, drink 80-100 ounces of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluids daily and increase your fluids if you do strenuous work or exercise. Do not use harsh laxatives. You need to eat and drink properly for normal bowel function. ...Read more

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How to deal with constipation?

How to deal with constipation?

No other disease?: Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop through the gut, then the things to try are vegetables, water, prune juice, prunes, fiber+water, miralax, (polyethylene glycol) senokot or other senna, milk of magnesia, other laxatives... A doctor can evaluate and prescribe helpful meds too. Exercise also helps. ...Read more

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How can you stop constipation?

How can you stop constipation?

Having a good bowel: Habit, eating lots of fruits, vegetables, plenty of fluids.Need to go three times a day and it should be easy and soft.May need stool softeners or laxatives to get you going . Be sure to see your physician to rule out other causes eg colon cancer. ...Read more

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How can you cure constipation?

How can you cure 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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What to do about constipation?

What to do about constipation?

Any fluids: That are caffeine free and alcohol free; 80-100 ounces per day. High fiber foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and salads. But be sure to be drinking the fluids. Absolutely more important for constipation than the diet. ...Read more

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Constipation to me what can do?

Constipation to me what can do?

Several things: Besides taking medications like stool softeners(think colace) and laxatives like senna, miralax, (polyethylene glycol) magnesium citrate, etc, you should make sure you are doing several basic "natural" things. Make sure you are staying hydrated - though if you have problems with fluid retention or CHF this can be difficult. Make sure you remain active, this stimulates the colon. Make sure you have good fiber intake. ...Read more

Dr. Troy Reyna
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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

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