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Is it good to eat nuts when you are constipated?

Is it good to eat nuts when you are constipated?

Not true: You should eat more fibers, such as vegetable, and increase fluid intake and do regular exercise. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more


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Why do I have hemmoroids? Im never constipated and my stool is soft. Is it because i get a lot of foodbits (seeds, nuts)when wipe or wieght lifting.

Why do I have hemmoroids? Im never constipated and my stool is soft.  Is it because i get a lot of foodbits (seeds, nuts)when wipe or wieght lifting.

Hemorrhoid causes: Hemorrhoids are venous structures. Constipation is associated with local trauma to the anal canal as large, hard stool passes. It is also associated with straining. Straining, coughing, lifting all lead to increased venous pressures. So the lifting may be a contributor to hemorrhoids in your case. Care and treatment is the same. Good luck. ...Read more

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My boyfriend says his nuts hurt can it be from constipation? He is constipated from taking prescription narcotics. He says this is the reason it hurts

My boyfriend says his nuts hurt can it be from constipation? He is constipated from taking prescription narcotics. He says this is the reason it hurts

Yes: When the colon is filled with hard stool it can press against the thin skin between the anus and scrotum. This can cause the pain he is feeling. Make sure he is drinking lots of water and taking lots of fiber. Contact his MD tomorrow to discuss options to help relieve constipation and may need to consider change to pain management. ...Read more

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Can i become constapated for eating to many macadamia nuts being that they have fiber?

Can i become constapated for eating to many macadamia nuts being that they have fiber?

Depends: Not from eating the nuts , but if you are not eating enough of other foods and drinking enough water you might get constipated and won't be healthy. Raw nuts are healthy but if roasted the fats in them becom unhealthy. Hope you are eating them raw! ...Read more

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Is yogurt constipating?

No it is not: As a rule of thumb yogurt does not cause constipation. You need to look at other food ingredients you consume. If there is problem with your bm associated with pain/cramps, you better see your doctor for exam/evaluation. ...Read more

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Which foods will constipate the most?

Which foods will constipate the most?

Dairy,fast foods,mea: Dairy products like chese, butter, milk cakes, pastries, cookies, crackers, candy, sugary drinks fast food like pizza, hambergers, frozen dinners, corn chips, french fries red meat rice banana and apple. ...Read more

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Is it bad that I am always constipating?

Is it bad that I am always constipating?

How do you define...: ...constipation & what medical evaluation have you had to rule out metabolic causes (e.g. low thyroid or adrenal conditions), distinguish slow versus normal transit constipation, consider a primary rectal dysfunction that may be treatable with biofeedback, check for structural pathology or extrinsic impingement, intermittent ileus (e.g. pseudo-obstruction), lots more? ...Read more