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My six month old is having constipation troubles. I've eliminated squash and applesauce and bananas from his diet. Is there anything else i can do?

My six month old is having constipation troubles. I've eliminated squash and applesauce and bananas from his diet. Is there anything else i can do?

Constipation: If you are bottle feeding , limit his intake to13-20 ounces/day.Also limit his yogurt intake and rice cereal. If you are breast feeding a baby can go as long as a week without stooling. ...Read more

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3 yr old has been constipated for 24hrs and complains tummy hurts. Been giving juice water fruit applesauce and warm bath...he won't try to go bc hurt?

3 yr old has been constipated for 24hrs and complains tummy hurts. Been giving juice water fruit applesauce and warm bath...he won't try to go bc hurt?

You're doing all: the right things. If you're sure that his abdominal pain is from constipation, you may want to try a glycerin suppository to help him go once. If you're not sure, or if it continues, please call his pediatrician to discuss and possibly have him seen. ...Read more

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Does risotto cause constipation?

Does risotto cause constipation?

Risotto: Is an italian rice dish. If you have a diet that is high in this type of carbs and is lacking in vegetables, fruits, whole grains and other sources of fiber - constipation is more likely. But risotto does not in and of itself cause constipation. ...Read more

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Can mebervine cause constipation?

Can mebervine cause constipation?

Not listed: as a side effect of this medicine. Known side effects include: allergic or hypersensitivity reactions such as anaphylactic reactions angioedema face edema skin rash or rashes urticaria ...Read more

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Could over eating cause constipation?

Could over eating cause constipation?

Overeat/Constipation: Overeating may cause constipation by increasing the intestinal waste . This may lead to improper colon function and distension of the colon possibly affecting the muscle tone and natural peristalsis or wave like motions of the intestine which propel the waste materials towards the anal opening. A well balanced diet high in fiber and water decreases constipation. See your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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What causes constipation and how can I treat this?

What causes constipation and how can I treat this?

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 would cause constipation and what would be the cure?

What would cause constipation and what would be the cure?

Hard, dry poop: Constipation is caused by dry, hard stool which often becomes retained in the rectum & colon. Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day). Eat 5 vegetable & 4 fruit servings per day – get that fiber in. Avoid junk carbohydrates. Stay physically active. You can also consider an otc laxative. ...Read more

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What are the causes of cronic constipation and how to clear yourself?

What are the causes of cronic constipation and how to clear yourself?

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 kalms cause constipation?

Can kalms cause constipation?

Kalms: Kalms is valerian root extract used to help reduce the effects of stress. It should not cause constipation, but also won't really do anything to help with constipation in my experience. Magnesium added to this may be quite helpful. ...Read more