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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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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 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 cure a severe constipation?

How to cure a severe constipation?

Constipation : Most importantly, drink plenty of fluids. At least 6 to 8 glasses of water a day is recommended. Add fiber to your diet such as bran, prunes and vegetables. Exercise everyday. If you continue to have a problem, add a fiber product such as Benefiber or Metamucil. If you do not get relief, try Miralax (polyethylene glycol). ...Read more

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How to treat severe dysmenorrhoea?

How to treat severe dysmenorrhoea?

Depends on the cause: Treatment of dysmenorrhea depends on the cause of dysmenorrhea. Fibroids or endometriosis would have treatment specific to that disorder. We would usually start with ocps and nsaids (ibuprofen or naproxyn). Maybe a gnrh agonist or surgery could be offered if the pills don't help the pain. ...Read more

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How to relieve very severe constipation?

How to relieve very severe constipation?

Diet vs medication: There are lot of good medications available to help with constipation. The dose and safety will depend on the age of patient. Three steps to treat constipation: good initial clean out , then maintenance and then adjusting diet to help wean off and decrease use of medications. Some patients may need medications for a long time and that is okay depending on what meds they are on. ...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 can I treat constipation?

How can I treat constipation?

Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. ...Read more

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How can you cure chronic constipation?

How can you cure chronic constipation?

Diet: Take a good look at your diet. Are there any foods that you eat that are constipating? Increase the fluid in your diet along with fibre and fresh fruits and veggies. ...Read more

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How to treat chronic gastritis?

How to treat chronic gastritis?

Depends on cause: if h pylori - that can be treated with antibiotics, if NSAIDs - can avoid using them. lot of chronic gastritis is idiopathic though, and there is no specific treatment for that besides trying to get you feel better. ...Read more

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How can i treat severe insomnia?

How can i treat severe insomnia?

Severe Insomnia: Start by ruling out any med conditions w/ your doc. Then consult with a sleep expert to identify the sleep disorder. If its due to poor sleep habits, anxiety, etc. consider getting treatment. You'll likely benefit from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) specifically for insomnia. It's usually short term work. ...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 severe post operative constipation?

How to treat severe post operative constipation?

Fluid and fiber: Foods high in fat tend to constipate you. Foods high in fiber favor looser stools. Fruits vegetable, whole grains are excellent sources of fiber. Also, fiber only works if u are well hydrated. Drink plenty of non-caffinated, non-alcoholic fluids to keep stools soft. Fiber can also be added to a glass of water. If this does not work see a GI specialist, there may be another cause of your issu. ...Read more

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How can I treat severe anemia?

How can I treat severe anemia?

Depends on cause: Anemia is a symptom like fever, and the underlying cause needed to be treated. You should see your primary care provider for an evaluation. You may take oral iron and multivitamin supplements while trying to make an appointment. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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How can I treat severe bloating from antibiotics?

How can I treat severe bloating from antibiotics?

Try these.: #1 minimize antibiotic use #2 limit gas producing foods such as cabbage, onions, broccoli, brussel sprouts, wheat, and potatoes. #3 use probiotics. ...Read more

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How to stop chronic constipation?

How to stop chronic constipation?

Diet and Medicines: First you have to find the cause of it, most likely it is due to lack of fiber in the diet. You can try different laxatives and seek consultation to get further testing. ...Read more

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How to treat flatulance?

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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 can you treat severe scarring?

How can you treat severe scarring?

Depends.: Depends on location, extent (how big), your overall health and of course, ability to pay. Please ask again and give more details. Update your profile and add your current medications, supplements, and chronic medical conditions, if any, ...Read more

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How to treat gastritis?

How to treat gastritis?

What's the cause?: The suffix "itis" means "inflammation". The prefix "gastro" means "stomach." the term "gastritis" thus means an "inflamed stomach." the term is often used imprecisely to mean stomach upset, which can derive from both acid ; non-acid causes, slow emptying of the stomach, h.Pylori infection, atrophic ; hypersecretory problems. Start with acid blockers, diet modification, avoid alcohol/tobacco. ...Read more

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How can I treat severe dandruff?

How can I treat severe dandruff?

Prescription : prescription shampoo or oral medication may help. See your doctor for a prescription. ...Read more

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Constipation how to cure?

Constipation how to cure?

Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more


Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Obstipation (Definition)

Obstipation = severe ...Read more