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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?

Can't go!: General measures will focus on high fiber diet, reasonable intake of fluids and regular aerobic physical activity. Prunes are pretty effective! ...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