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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Food to prevent dysmenourrea

Food to prevent dysmenourrea

Possibly: Poor diet in general has a lot to do with pms etc. Get rid of all the sugar stuff, including sweeteners.It may need supplements. ...Read more

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What foods are safest to eat that prevent food poisoning?

What foods are safest to eat that prevent food poisoning?

Washing and cooking: Thoroughly wash raw foods, such as fresh vegetables and fruits; cook foods especially meats to internal temperature of 160 degree. See this site for more info on this subject. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more

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Are there foods I can eat to relieve diarrhea?

Are there foods I can eat to relieve diarrhea?

Yes: To relieve diarrhea you should limit your self to clear liquids until the diarrhea slows down. You can start with foods that will have a tendency to harden the stools like bananas, rice, apples. Avoid milk products and keep up fluid intake to replace stool losses. ...Read more

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What foods you can eat to stop diarhea?

What foods you can eat to stop diarhea?

BRAT diet: Different if (short-term) or chronic diarrhea. Chronic diarrhea needs further evaluation. Bananas, rice (white, digestible), applesauce (has pectin), toast (white, digestible), tea (has tannins, helps). Plenty of fluid, not just water. Miso soup easily digestible. Add boiled, broiled chicken, fish for protein, potato. Probiotics, e.G florastor can help. Hold on dairy; add cooked vegs. Advance. ...Read more

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Can you eat food to prevent cancer? What types of foods can I eat to prevent breast cancer?

Can you eat food to prevent cancer? What types of foods can I eat to prevent breast cancer?

Unclear: There is not clear evidence that certain foods prevent cancer (despite several claims) however not eating certain foods will decrease your cancer rate! obesity is linked with increased cancer rates. ...Read more

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What foods contribute to constipation?

What foods contribute to constipation?

Low fiber: And not enough fluids especially if much of your fluid intake is caffeine and or alcohol both of which dehydrate and constipate. Excess foods with calcium or iron such as cheeses and dairy products can constipate. Even if you ate the right foods but didn't drink the correct amount and types of fluids you could get constipated. Fluids are critical! stop the caffeine! ...Read more

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Can you tell me the safest foods to eat that prevent food poisoning?

Can you tell me the safest foods to eat that prevent food poisoning?

None: Unfortunately, there's no "safe" food that won't evercause food poisoning. This is because of the current agricultural practices in this country. However, at home, wash all of your fruits and vegetables. If you eat meat, try to get organic or free-range/grass-fed/etc rather than factory farmed. Wash your countertops and dishes often during preparation. Cook at high enough temp to kill bacteria. ...Read more

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What foods can you to eat to soften stool?

What foods can you to eat to soften stool?

Fiber : Fiber is the key. Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day & hydrate well with water - at least 8 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Prunes and prune juice are often used of constipation. ...Read more

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Tips to prevent bloating stomach?

Tips to prevent bloating stomach?

Depends: Depends whether this has been a life long issue which is usually a food allergy or intolerance. If this is a relatively new thing, a trip to the gastroenterologist might be advisable. Sometimes new onset bloating necessitates a colonoscopy to rule out colon pathology. ...Read more

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Are there soecific foods to eat to minimize stomach fat?

Are there soecific foods to eat to minimize stomach fat?

No: Eating low fat low sugar foods can decrease the accumulation of body fat, but there's nothing specific to avoid fat in the stomach area. You cannot choose whether fat goes, just like you cannot exercise to lose fat in a specific area. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat to prevent cystitis?

What foods should I eat to prevent cystitis?

Depends: Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder. It can be caused by an infection or by interstitial cystitis. Foods wont prevent infectious cystitis but bladder inflammation can happen to some people when they consume carbonated beverages, caffeine or spicy foods. ...Read more

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What are some easily digestable foods to eat to help soften my bowel movements?

What are some easily digestable foods to eat to help soften my bowel movements?

Depends: Easily digestible foods do not necessarily soften your bowel movements. Easy to digest foods are like the brat diet (bread, rice, apple cause, toast) which are great if you are having indigestion, but they will not soften your bms. If you want to soften your bms you need to either eat a high fiber diet, or use stool softeners such as miralax (polyethylene glycol). ...Read more

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Can probiotics help you avoid diarrhea?

Can probiotics help you avoid diarrhea?

Yes: Probiotics can help replenish the gut with healthy microbes. ...Read more

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How to prevent diarrhea when travelling to asia?

How to prevent diarrhea when travelling to asia?

Good luck: #1 wash your hands whenever you can #2 dink from sources that are bottled or canned #3 avoid drinking from glasses with ice #4 consume only fruits with a skin that can be taken off #5 eat fully cooked food products #6 avoid corner food stands #7 get vaccinated for hepa and typhoid. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods should eat/avoid in order to prevent constipation?

Please suggest what foods should eat/avoid in order to prevent constipation?

Fresh fruits and veg: Fresh fruits and vegetables in their natural state are high in water, and fiber and will help constipation. You might benefit from additional water in your diet. Having 5-7 servings a day of fresh fruits and vegetables should help constipation. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber a day and a gallon of water or fluids a day. ( each fruit is about 2-3 g of fiber) each veggie is about 3 g fiber. ...Read more

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What can prevent spicy food symptoms?

What can prevent spicy food symptoms?

Moderation and...: Are you referring to exacerbation of gerd (acid reflux) with spicy food? If so, try acid reducer medicines (h2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors) and moderate your intake of spicy, greasy foods, mints, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, fizzy drinks. If spicy foods are worsening irritable bowel syndrome symptoms, consider available probiotics, fiber supplements, ask our doctor about antispasm drugs. ...Read more

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Can taking probiotics daily prevent you from getting stomach virus and food poisoning?

Can taking probiotics daily prevent you from getting stomach virus and food poisoning?

Probiotics: Unfortunately probiotics won't help food poisoning. The toxin is already in what your about to eat...bacteria may already be dead. This is not to say that a healthy lactobacillis flora in the gut doesn't do a lot to help prevent injurious events (bacterial and viral alike). ...Read more

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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more