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How to get rid of constipation?

How to get rid of constipation?

Not easy: Some common sense advice- try drinking lots of liquids daily at least 6- 8 glasses of water, add some prune juice, try some over the counter stool softeners/ laxatives as needed. If constipation gets worse, you may need to see a GI doc. I guess some people just don't have a fast gastro-intestinal motility than others. Make it a habit to poop daily. Otherwise, you will be full of s_ _ _ so they say. ...Read more

Dr. Troy Reyna
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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

A condition in which it is difficult to pass stools because the stools are too firm or too dry. ...Read more


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How to get rid of constipation?

How to get rid of constipation?

No other disease?: Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop through the gut, then the things to try are vegetables, water, prune juice, prunes, fiber+water, Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) Senokot or other senna, milk of magnesia, other laxatives... A doctor can evaluate and prescribe helpful meds too. Exercise also helps. ...Read more

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How to get rid of congestion in a newborn?

How to get rid of congestion in a newborn?

Nasal saline: A nasal wash out of her nose with saline can remove some of the irritants & thin out the mucous. Sometimes you must wash out the nose using saline like a garden hose to be effective. ...Read more

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How to get rid of probiotics mucus in stool?

How to get rid of probiotics mucus in stool?

Probiotics: Probiotics should not cause mucus in the stool. If that situation arises, you should stop the probiotic and see your doctor or a gastroenterologist to identify the cause of the mucus. Good luck. ...Read more

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What’s the best way to get rid of diarrhea in children?

What’s the best way to get rid of diarrhea in children?

Use ORS if needed: Do not use any anti-diarrheal medication.Young children and infants should not be given a clear liquid diet. They should continue a normal diet but avoid high fat items. Nursing mothers should continue nursing. Do NOT give young children: plain water, tea, soda, Gatorade or Juices. They need an Oral Rehydration Solution(ORS). THE FOLLOWING WEB PAGES CONTAIN DETAILED PATIENT INFORMATION: http:// bit.ly/1yjrrsa AND http:// bit.ly/1BTTJbh ...Read more

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How to get rid of this diarrhea?

How to get rid of this diarrhea?

Clear liquid diet: clear liquid diet for 24 hr then soft diet and gradually regular diet ...Read more

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How to get rid of infant jaundice?

How to get rid of infant jaundice?

May need eval: About half of infants will be visibly jaundiced by 5 days of age; some of those will need hospital based treatments like phototherapy or IV hydration, most will clear without help.I would contact your babies doc & discuss the finding with his/her staff.A blood test may be needed to assess the degree of jaundice. ...Read more

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How can I to get rid of spores in feet?

How can I to get rid of spores in feet?

Fungus?: I think what you mean is foot fungus. This is easily treated with over the counter creams like clotrimazole or miconazole. Treat both feet including the ankles even if these areas are not affected. To reduce the chance of reinfection keep feet dry since the fungus requires a damp environment to thrive. Dilute bleach is quite effective at disinfecting surfaces. Toenail fungus is more complex. ...Read more

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How to get rid of baby hiccups?

How to get rid of baby hiccups?

Agree with Dr. F.: I would add that in nearly two decades of pediatrics I have yet to see a baby who is as bothered by the hiccups as the mom is. Usually the mom is worried, and the baby is perfectly fine, hiccuping. A good rule of thumb: if it bothers the baby, it needs to be seen to. If it bothers only the parents, it's probably ok. ...Read more

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How to get rid of the yoyo syndrome?

How to get rid of the yoyo syndrome?

Eat Protein: Yo-Yo syndrome has to do with weight changes. Carbohydrates or starches like breads, buns, donuts, spaghetti are high glycemic foods. They stimulate a craving mechanism related to glucose, insulin, and cycling of glucose in the body. Change to more protein like meats, beans, eggs and less carbohydrates. This will help stop the sugar cravings and glucose cycling in the body. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the hiccups on infants?

How can I get rid of the hiccups on infants?

May Not Need To: Hiccups are spasms of muscles. When an infant is truly bothered by something, they generally cry. And crying breaks the spasm so the hiccups disappear. If the baby does not fuss with hiccups, they are not bothering the baby, so why do anything. A pearl to remeber is that hiccups may be a sign of gastroesophageal reflux. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of baby fat in the belly?

How do I get rid of baby fat in the belly?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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How to get rid of diarrea?

If over a few days,: See a doc. It may not be anything serious, but if it is it can be very bad to let it go on for long. Becoming dehydrated is not at all a good idea and that can happen quickly. For the first day or two, you can try over-the-counter remedies (ask the druggist) and eat or avoid certain foods - eat bananas, blueberries, rice, toast, yogurt, tea - avoid dairy, fatty & sweet foods. But see a doc soon! ...Read more

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How do you get rid of worms in children?

How do you get rid of worms in children?

Internal parasites: in children are generally treated with prescription medications. ...Read more

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How can I most quickly get rid of extreme constipation?

How can I most quickly get rid of extreme constipation?

Long & short of it.: Short term if impacted or really constipated, in he short run a fleets glycerin suppository will help, if not a fleets enema. Once u get over this phase u need to b preventative. By that i mean a high fiber diet, good hydration, and fiber supplements if needed. A visit 2 a dietitian can b very helpful. ...Read more

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How to get rid of mucus in throat fast?

Throat Mucus: Greetings. The fastest way to rid of the mucus in your throat is to gargle with salt water. Also make sure you are drinking enough liquids, sleep with a humidifier and consider Mucinex (guaifenesin). ...Read more

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How can I help get rid of phlegm in my infant?

How can I help get rid of phlegm in my infant?

See below: In infants, due to the proportional size of their airways as compared to ours, mucous sounds a lot worse but is not necessarily bad. When kids cough, cry, scream, vomit up mucous, they are naturally protecting their lungs. Only if respiratory distress and high fevers are occurring with this should you be concerned and get the child seen. Otherwise, suction nose, sit child up and humidy the air. ...Read more

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How to get rid of the common cold with ricola?

How to get rid of the common cold with ricola?

Won't help: Ricola, a popular swiss cough drop can be helpful sometimes to alleviate the sore throat that comes with a cold. It will not treat any symptoms besides a sore throat and maybe a cough to some extent. There are other meds which are better at treating the symptoms of stuffy nose (see related questions) and cough. Nothing can get rid of the cold itself any faster- your body will do that. ...Read more

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How to get rid of baby acne?

How to get rid of  baby acne?

Patience: Baby acne is a common and temporary problem.It usually appears by age 2 weeks and disappears by 3 months. Keeping the skin clean is the major plan. If it persists after 3 months and or intensifies, some normal ace treatments can be beneficial, but the doc should look into unusual hormonal issues as a cause at that point. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more