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How to treat blocked eyes docts?

How to treat blocked eyes docts?

Office Irrigation: Blocked tear ducts (adult) are identified and most often treated in an office visit by dilation of the puncta opening and irrigation with saline solution. This is done sitting up in the "slit lamp" used by all eye mds. If this is not successful, then a surgical procedure may be needed (called a dcr) if the problem is significant. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Bowel Obstruction (Definition)

Occurs when either your small or large intestine is partly or completely blocked. The blockage prevents food, fluids, and gas from moving through the intestines in the normal way. The blockage may cause severe pain ...Read more


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How can I treat bowel obstruction?

How can I treat bowel obstruction?

You cannot: Bowel obstruction is a medical emergency and you should go to an er right away. It can be caused by foreign objects, tumors, serious vascular problems, bowel twisting, or an infolding termed intussecption. These may need surgical intervention and the er is the point of entry for the next steps. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat bowel obstruction?

No home remedies: Bowel obstructions are potentially life-threatening emergencies that require urgent hospital evaluation and management: first, to diagnose the exact cause, and then to come up with a treatment plan. Some may simply require bowel rest, IV fluids, tube decompression of the stomach, and "time"; others will require emergency surgery. ...Read more

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How to treat colitis?

How to treat colitis?

Number of meds: There are a number of meds that can be used Dependent on your age, medical condition, site of involvement, extent of involvement, other meds you are taking, and your response to meds. This can be addressed by your GI DR, and you should be followed by one. ...Read more

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How to treat constipation?

How to treat constipation?

Constipation: Please send more information. E.G. What age group are you asking about and what other symptoms are present? How long has the condition lasted and what has been tried in the past? ...Read more

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How to treat constipation?

Fluids and fiber: Increase fluids/water and increase your fiber intake. If this doesn't work, talk to your doctor about whether a more extensive bowel regiment is indicated. ...Read more

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How to treat diarrhea?

How to treat diarrhea?

Cause?: Try to figure out what is causing your diarrhea. For symptom relief, start with immodium. ...Read more

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How to treat flatulance?

Simethicone: Consider over-the-counter simethicone to help treat flatulence. Avoid foods commonly associated w/gas eg beans. Look for medications that inhibitor metabolism eg orlistat & Alpha glucosidase inhibitors as left over products can serve as fuel source for other commensal bacteria. ...Read more

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How to treat blocked nose ? Plz help , i cannot breath well

How to treat blocked nose ? Plz help , i cannot breath well

OTC meds: Try OTC decongestants. If this is a chronic problem, can be due to many things. Best approach is to see an ENt doc who can examine you and determine cause, recommend options. ...Read more

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How to cure intestinal obstruction?

How to cure intestinal obstruction?

NG tube or surgery: If intestinal obstruction is due to adhesions post surgery, an attempt to reverse the partial twist using a nasogastric tube is a first attempt to be used. If the amount of ng drainage increases and gas does not pass per rectum, surgery is needed. Here, removal of adhesion and untwisting of bowel can help. Occassionally a side to side bypass has to be used. ...Read more

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What can you do for blocked bowels?

See a MD: Blocked bowel generally means obstruction and requires immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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How to treat hemrroid?

How to treat hemrroid?

Several ways: They are often caused by constipation or large stools. Pregnancy can increase the chance in women. Start by eating more fiber to regulate yourself, increase fluid intake. There are otc creams that can help with hemorrhoids, so try them first. If severe or thrombosed, a specialist may be needed to treat them, possibly including surgery. Good luck. ...Read more

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Silent ischemia, how to naturally treat it?

Silent ischemia, how to naturally treat it?

Silent ischemia: You naturally treat it by going to your dr. And follow the advice. Generally this will include diet, exercise and not smoking. Often there will be a recommendation for medications you can swallow by a natural swallowing mechanism. ...Read more

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How to prevent constipation and being able to poop everyday?

How to prevent constipation and being able to poop everyday?

Water and fiber: Take fiber foods and drink enough water so that your urine is colorless. If you are not able to increase your intake of fiber foods, you may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink lots of water. Consult this site for fiber foods: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948 ...Read more

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How can you treat small bladder?

How can you treat small bladder?

Medication: Anticholinergic medications are usually effective in increasing functional bladder capacity. (oxybutynin er, Detrol or vesicare (solifenacin) are all good). Sometimes bladder hydrodistension under general anesthesia can help. Try ; avoid augmentation cystoplasty, using a segment of bowel to enlarge bladder, unless you have a small neurogenic bladder. ...Read more

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How to treat clogged tear duct?

How to treat clogged tear duct?

Depends: Depends in whom you want to treat it and what caused it. In babies, gentle pressure and rubbing may help, although, if small and not infected, it usually resolves on its own. In adults, pretty much the same. May apply a warm washcloth. If infection is present, you will need to treat that. In some cases, surgical approach is recurred to when the conservative ones fail. ...Read more

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How to treat hemorroids?

How to treat hemorroids?

Diet and fluids: In general eating a high fiber diet and more importantly, drinking 80-100 ounces of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluid per day, more if excercising vigorously, should be adequate enough to keep your hemorrhoids quiet. If in doubt or not successful instituting above, get them checked by a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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How do you treat a blocked tear duct?

How do you treat a blocked tear duct?

See below: Dacryostenosis, clogged tear duct, is usually managed by gentle massages over tear duct. Most of clogged ducts open before 6 months of age. ...Read more

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How to treat hemmoroids?

How to treat hemmoroids?

First,fiber & fluids: Eat foods high in fiber- fruits, veggies, whole grain cereals and breads, drink lots of water. Decrease caffeine and alcohol intake. Don't strain at stool, or read on the toilet. Most people respond to these simple guidelines. Still have concerns? See your doctor or a colorectal surgeon for exam and treatment. Most people do not need hemorrhoid surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Blocked Bowels (Definition)

Blocked bowels = bowel obstruction = small or large intestine is partially or completely closed off preventing normal passage ...Read more


Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more