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In early preg. Have lazy bowels & take miralax (polyethylene glycol). I take 4 capfuls, each 17g, per day, is this safe? Use to take 2 caps , had to up it. How much is safe?
How bad can sphinter of oddi disfuntion get? Because mines is just very lazy and i don't know what else to do? I haven't moved mu bowels x2 weeks
Sphincter of Oddi: The major presenting symptom in patients with sphincter of oddi dysfunction is abdominal pain. The pain is characteristically sharp, postprandial, and located in the right upper quadrant or epigastrium. The pain may be associated with nausea and/or vomiting, may last for several hours, and may radiate to the back or shoulder blades. Fever, chills, and jaundice are uncommon symptoms. ...Read more
Constipation.: You have chronic constipation due to several reasons. Make sure you are not overdose on narcotics or any medications that has side effects of constipation. You can try citrucel or fibercon (these are fiber supplements) and drink adequate amt of water. If this doesn't help, try MiraLAX (otc, one tablespoon in 8 oz of water daily or bid). If no improve, see your GI doc. Others: amitiza, (lubiprostone) linzess. ...Read more
See a doctor: If the doctor and find the true cause, usually can be treated with medication. You need to see a doctor to find the true cause. ...Read more
My 8 year old has lazy bowel and has had it for 5 years. I have seen docs and paediatrics but no results when will this end? Poor child is deppressed.
Meds, routine, 5-2-1: Common problem, but therapy is well-discussed in the fact-sheet from RCH Melbourne:http://www.rch.org.au/kidsinfo/fact_sheets/Constipation/ The important points are: regular effective meds to keep the bowel empty, regular toileting after meals (gastro-colic reflex), healthy diet: 5 - fruit & veg servings daily 2 - maximum time on screens (including iPads etc) 1 - at LEAST 1 hr good exercise daily ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to manage laxatives for a totally dependent lazy bowel with constipation .Diagnosed with Crohn's three months ago ,meds did not help at all.
Specific Carb. Diet-: You need to start- SCD- Specific carbohydrate diet which consists of eating only monosaccarides & total avoidance of complex carbs- polysaccharides. Read "Breaking The Vicious Cycle" by Elaine Gottschall which will give you all the answers. like Paleolithic diet & google & see all the testimonials. ...Read more