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There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more


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Can u lose a lot of weight if you drink prune juice?

Can u lose a lot of weight if you drink prune juice?

Prune Juice: Can work to keep some regular, but rarely provides relief for no bm's in > 2 days. It also has quite a lot of sugar and carbs, so will not be the best answer for diabetics or those trying to lose weight. Weight is rarely related to regularity. Weight is more influenced by what you put in your mouth than what and how much comes out the other end. ...Read more

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I used to drink prune juice once a week but now it doesn't work on me anymore? Even when I took 2 cups instead of 1. Will heating it do the trick?

I used to drink prune juice once a week but now it doesn't work on me anymore? Even when I took 2 cups instead of 1. Will heating it do the trick?

Prune juice that: Gets heated will denature or kill off the nutrition in the juice. If you are using it as a laxative, better to get a food allergy test. Great Plains lab in KS has a good one. Dietary changes can help w/the anxiety and IBS your report in your history also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does drinking prune juice cause bad breath?

Does drinking prune juice cause bad breath?

May or may not: Bad breath (halitosis) is usually a multifactorial occurrence. The most plausible cause is the luffy epithelial layer of the tongue, which can collect and hide millions of bacterias and chemicals, hence the bad taste or odor. Many foods and drinks can exacerbate such process. Other factors are accumulation of plaque & tartar build up between the teeth & restorations, cavities, & sinus drainage. ...Read more

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Can you drink prune juice while taking warfarin?

Can you drink prune juice while taking warfarin?

Yes: Prune juice and warfarin taken together have not been shown to have any harmful effects. The two may be safely taken together. ...Read more

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Can I drink prune juice while taking amitiza (lubiprostone)?

Can I drink prune juice while taking amitiza (lubiprostone)?

Yes: They should not interact. Just keep an eye on whether the combination works too well in which case you may get some diarrhea. ...Read more

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I am a 15 year old male and I have not been able to use the restroom for the past 3 days. I decided to drink prune juice cause people say it's good and can help you with the bathroom so I drinked some and I went yesterday and liquid came out and when I f

I am a 15 year old male and I have not been able to use the restroom for the past 3 days. I decided to drink prune juice cause people say it's good and can help you with the bathroom so I drinked some and I went yesterday and liquid came out and when I f

Constipation: Prune juise actually is good for constipation, try to stay regular by eating high fiber diet, plenty of fluids, cut down on apple, bananas, tea. About the loose stool you got, it happened because part of the stools become fermented & loose & it usually comes out after hard stool. So stay regular & be well. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink prune juice and orange juice with Celiac disease?

Is it safe to drink prune juice and orange juice with Celiac disease?

Celiac: As long as prune juice and orange juice contain only the juices of those fruits, they should be fine. But I would beware of certain additives and preservatives that may contain gluten. For instance, certain stabilizers and thickeners contain gluten. ...Read more

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Does drinking prune juice help flatten your tummy and lose baby weight?

Does drinking prune juice help flatten your tummy and lose baby weight?

Neither!: Juice of any kind is accompanied by calories from sugar and additives. Your best bet is good overall nutrition and exercise without fads or quick fixes. Celebrities we watch looking great shortly after having a baby have the time and luxury of personal trainers and excellent calories sources. ...Read more

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I have trouble with my bowel and at times get constipated. Will drinking prune juice help and of so how often?

Look at your diet: Make sure you have at least 5-7 servings of cooked vegetables, and also some fruit to increase your ruffle in your diet. Processed foods can lead to constipation. Prune juice can help, but get to the cause and address it. Also make sure you drink enough liquids and exercise. These will help you have regular BM. Avoid sugary & diet drinks, desserts, fast/fried foods too. Eat whole organic foods. ...Read more

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Can I drink prune juice and not take stool softener?

Sure: Prunes help bulk the stool, allowing it to move easier through the intestines. ...Read more

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After drinking prune juice, had a LARGE BM after dealing with constipation for weeks, now lower back is sore and or in pain, that normal?

Could be...: It could be that after having constipation for so long your abdominal organs are still sore. Make sure you keep eating a diet high in fibers and water so if there is still some hard stools contained your body disposes of them. If you develop severe abdominal pain or get sicker make sure you get seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is it hard for me to poop? Been drinking prune juice, eating bananas and activia yoghurt once a day and still feel like want to go but nothing.

Why is it hard for me to poop? Been drinking prune juice, eating bananas and activia yoghurt once a day and still feel like want to go but nothing.

Constipation: Constipation may be caused by many different things. You are doing well with your actions, but at times you may be blocked and need something stronger like an enema. If that does not work, see a doctor and get an evaluation and more definitive treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is drinking prune juice while breast feeding bad for the baby?

Is drinking prune juice while breast feeding bad for the baby?

Should be fine: Prune juice intake while breast feeding should be fine. Discontinue if your baby develops diarrhea, excessive gas or rashes. ...Read more

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If a person is exposed to flu virus, can he drink prune juice and eat beans to "flush" his system to avoid getting sick?

If a person is exposed to flu virus, can he drink prune juice and eat beans to "flush" his system to avoid getting sick?

Flu: Is a self limiting viral disease that can have complications. Healthy people with good immune system get over it without sequelae but the old and the young can have bad complications. Rest, and fluids to avoid dehydration is what is recommended. Don't eat things that can cause diarrhea but fluids is needed. You can't flush your system, your system maintains its own balance. ...Read more

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Why is it that everytime I drink prune juice for constipation I have to run to the bathroom with horrible painful diarreah and gas?

Why is it that everytime I drink prune juice for constipation I have to run to the bathroom with horrible painful diarreah and gas?

Osmotic laxative: Prune naturally contains sorbitol which has a mild laxative action. Prunes also contain large amounts of phenolic compounds (e.g. Neochlorogenic and chlorogenic acids), which are also though to have laxative properties. Once the cause of your constipation is diagnosed, a non-osmotic laxative may work better for you. Or simply eat a prune or two. ...Read more

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