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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

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Can vitamin E capsules cause constipation?

Can vitamin E capsules cause constipation?

No, not usually: Vitamin e is is a fat-soluble vitamin and does not usually cause constipation. Minerals like iron sulfate which many people take, can cause constipation though. ...Read more

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Can vitamins cause constipation in preemies?

Can vitamins cause constipation in preemies?

Yes: Yes, as there may be iron in the vitamin however, with premies, there can be many other causes of constipation as well and before you stop the vitamins you should speak with your pediatrician about this. ...Read more

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Does taking to many vitamins cause constipation? I have been exercising more and stopped taking as many vitamins an always been constipated

Does taking to many vitamins cause constipation? I have been exercising more and stopped taking as many vitamins an always been constipated

Find cause: Other physicians will give you better guidance generally, but if constipation's more than a rare problem, ask your physician whether it would be wise to check you for hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d cause constipation?

Can vitamin d cause constipation?

Yes it can in some: Vitamin D does cause constipation in some people and it may be dose related.Best way to get viT D is by sitting in the sun with your arms,face and legs exposed.Some take vitD and calcium combonation and that causes more constipation ...Read more

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Will vitamin d supplement cause constipation?

Will vitamin d supplement cause constipation?

Yes: Vitamin d has been reported to cause constipation. In your case, there is no blood test to determine if constipation is caused by vitamin d. It would be reasonable to stop the vitamin d for 1-2 weeks to see if the constipation resolves. If it does, you are likely confirming this as a side effect. ...Read more

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Can gummy vitamins cause constipation? the only real change in 3.5 yr old's diet in last 2 months & he used to be reg. Has gas but hard/painful stool

Can gummy vitamins cause constipation? the only real change in 3.5 yr old's diet in last 2 months  & he used to be reg. Has gas but hard/painful stool

Stop it: The logical approach is to stop the gummy vitamin for a week or two to see if this is the cause for the constipation. Do note that most people (except pregnant women) , do not need a multivitamin. In fact, it may do more harm than good. ...Read more

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I got a virus 2 years ago and ever some then my stomach has been bothering me with constipation, low vitamin d, malabsorption and depression. Cause?

I got a virus 2 years ago and ever some then my stomach has been bothering me with constipation, low vitamin d, malabsorption and depression. Cause?

Gastroenterologist: You need to be seen and fully evaluated by a GI doctor, and this will mean subjecting yourself to endoscopy and possible small bowel biopsy. This may or may not have anything to do with the viral infection you had, but there is no way to tell without a full assessment. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Terrible constipation recently.  take my vitamins in morning along with new biotin 5000mcg.?

Terrible constipation recently.  take my vitamins in morning along with new biotin 5000mcg.?

Dr visit & laxatives: After clearing constipation with laxatives, and seeing a doctor if the symptoms are persistent, recurrent, unusual, or worrisome; one can eat breakfasts of carrots, onions, greens, cauliflower, and strawberries . . . All of which are reported to have biotin and fiber (fiber may help prevent constipation). Biotin pills probably won't help resolve constipation, but the veggies and fruits can help. ...Read more

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Dr. Troy Reyna
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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

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