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Please tell me what can relieve constipation fast?

Please tell me what can relieve constipation fast?

Hydration ; laxative: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active with regular exercise. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Please recommend some tips to help relieve constipation fast?

Please recommend some tips to help relieve constipation fast?

Maybe: IF you feel like there is stool in your rectum, a Fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) or glycerine suppository may relieve the blockage and get you going again. IF no stool in rectum, take some Milk of magnesia 1-2 tbsp at bedtime tonite and stay on liquids until you are moving things through again. ...Read more

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7 months pregnant, what can I do for fast relief from constipation?

7 months pregnant, what can I do for fast relief from constipation?

Push water: Also docussate is a safe stool softener. I usually recommend stopping prenatal vitamins with iron. Taking a couple of children's chewable vitamins will work. A mild laxative like senna can also be used. Consult with you ob. ...Read more

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Have severe constipation and need relief fast. Never had this problem before. Have tried a bottle of Magnesium Citrate and no help. I know I have not ?

Dr. John Moy Dr. Moy
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Water and salt: Primary cause of constipation is dehydration and lack of sea salt. Are you drinking any water and are you having sea salt intake? if not this is your primary cause. ...Read more

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My mother suffers from constipation, what remedy of household products or foods can she consume to relieve her constipation, fast relief

My mother suffers from constipation, what remedy of household products or foods can she consume to relieve her constipation, fast relief

MOM: And plenty of non caffeinated fluids, 80-100 oz per day. No solid food until full evacuation. If no recent colonoscopy and this problem recurs she should get a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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I am so constipated and I got cramps so bad im crying how can I relieve this fast?

I am so constipated and I got cramps so bad im crying how can I relieve this fast?

Constipation & pain: Is your constipation acute, &/or associated with fever, nausea, vomiting, bleeding? If so, please get medical attention now. On the other hand, chronic constipation with pain raises the possibility of c-ibs. Medical evaluation under the rome 3 criteria can exclude obstruction, ileus, ischemic disease, tumors, dysmotilities of the gut, rectal dysfunction. Treatment depends on possible causes. ...Read more

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I'm on percocet and constipated four days. Is Epsom salt ok. I can't get to a drug store. How would I use it? I NEED fast relief.

I'm on percocet and constipated four days. Is Epsom salt ok. I can't get to a drug store. How would I use it? I NEED fast relief.

May help: A single dose take as directed on the package may help. Do not take more than directed as may cause electrolyte imbalance. You should not use it if if you have any nausea or vomiting. See your doctor form more effective therapy. Amitiza (lubiprostone) is indicated for opioid induced constipation. It is available with prescription. ...Read more

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How do you relieve constipation?

How do you relieve constipation?

Fiber.: Constipation has no cure. We recomend a diet rich in fiber ( vegetables & fruits). Take stool softeners ( daily) and laxatives as necessary ( if no bm in 3 d) if the constipation is new or recent pt. Needs a colonoscopy. Avoid rice or apple associated foods. Increase fluid intake and exercise. Avoid calcium or iron pills. Increase intake of prunes, citrucel. Use suppositories, fleet or fullenemas. ...Read more

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How to relieve from constipation?

How to relieve from constipation?

Psyllium Fiber: Psyllium fiber, one teaspoon every night mixed with with a glass of water is a good place to start. Make sure you purchase unflavored psyllium. ...Read more

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How can you relieve constipation?

How can you relieve constipation?

Diet modification: Increase fruits, vegetables and nuts in your diet. Increase the intake of high fiber cereals and reduce the intake of milk and milk products take a laxative as needed. ...Read more

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How can I relieve baby constipation?

How can I relieve baby constipation?

Fiber and low iron: If formula fed, you can switch your baby to a low iron formula. You can try 2-4 oz of fruit juice (apple, prune or pear juice) or 1 tsp brown sugar mixed with 1 oz of water 2-4x/day. Try pureed prune or pear if your baby is eating solids. A glycerin suppository for babies works also but don't use it too often. ...Read more

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How to get relief from constipation?

How to get relief from constipation?

Lots of good oil: And fruits and vegs in your diet can help. Chinese medicine has a product called cholenix that is essentially rhubarb and people find it helpful. Of course you doc is a valuable resource. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to relieve constipation in toddlers?

How to relieve constipation in toddlers?

Constipation: Reduce milk and milk products. Add additional fiber in the form of fruits and vegetables as well as raisins, figs, dates and nuts. Also give him high fiber cereal to eat. ...Read more

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How can you quickly relieve constipation?

Not a simpe answer: It depends on history, such as how long have you been dealing with this and whatmedications have you been used to to relieve it.A detailed hist and phys isrequired including surgical history.Treatment also depends on the severity of symptoms. Generally speaking increase water intake, high fiber diet, and stool softeners are recomm.Laxatives are ok for prn use at times but should not be used chronic. ...Read more

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How can I get relief from my constipation?

Constipation Tx: Natural fiber such as fruits/vegetables, or medicinal such as metamucil. ...Read more

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What's the best way to relieve constipation?

What's the best way to relieve constipation?

Careful: With taking excess fiber, as too much fiber along with inadequate fluids can make the constipation worse. Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) and a liquid diet only until passing stool is best. Then avoiding recurrent constipation requires 80-100 oz of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid daily with no more than 25 grams of fiber daily. If keeps recurring, you may need a colonoscopy if you haven't had one recently. ...Read more

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What do you suggest to relieve constipation?

What do you suggest to relieve constipation?

Fiber: Slowly increase fiber with a goal of 35grams a day. Stay well hydrated. Exercise / stay active. If fails try some otc miralax (polyethylene glycol). ...Read more

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What do you suggest to relieve constipation?

What do you suggest to relieve constipation?

Constitpation: High fibre diet, increase hydration, 2-3 prunes per day.Sometimes smooth move tea is helpful.If symptoms still persistant see your M.D. ...Read more

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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

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