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Food That Make You Constipated
Lack of fiber: Constipation is due to character of the GI tract and lack of sufficient fiber in the food. Some cases are due to side effects of medication. You may try to increase your fiber intake by eating vegetables, fruits and whole grains. If that does not work try taking a fiber laxative like metamucil. ...Read more
Constipation: Prunes and dried fruits.Get a more detailed answer ›
I suffered from food poisoning in feb & i was constipated now I have hemorrhoids and i need to find a way to get rid of them or make them less painful?
For 3 days.Intermittent(nausea. Bulging.Left abdominal discomfort.very constipated.2 tired.Zantac mild relief. Food n water makes it worse. Diagnosis?
Please suggest what food can you mix into mineral oil (the constipation treater) to make it taste better?
No need to mix: Anything but if you are using mineral oil i would take a dose independent of meals. If you are constipated go on a liquid diet until resolved. Don't add more roughage to a plugged system any more than you would continue to stuff garbage into your disposal if your sink was plugged up. ...Read more
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
Fruit,Veg,MiraLax: High fiber fruit and vegetables are good to avoid constipation, prunes, prune juice, figs and syrup of figs are best natural laxatives or preventatives. Firm bananas, milk and cheese can constipate. Good "natural type" mediacations are MiraLAX or benefiber. Colace + pericolace are safe + effective to prevent + treat. Senakot, exlax and dulcolax are much stronger + very effective when constipated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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