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Is there natural constipation relief?

Is there natural constipation relief?

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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I want immediate constipation relief?

I want immediate constipation relief?

Laxatives: Constipation, if acute and limited, does not need a workup. If chronic or worsening, you may need to see someone. You can try a light otc laxative like milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) with or without a supposistoy lile glycerine. If this fails, magnesuim citrate orally with or without a fllets enema from below will be very effective. If the symptoms persist, see someone. ...Read more

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What are steps to take for constipation relief?

What are steps to take for constipation relief?

Fiber is good but: If you are not drinking enough fluid it can lead to constipation. Remember caffeine and alcohol dehydrate and lead to constipation. Generally i recommend 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluids every day. It will take 10-14 days of this regimen to see improvement. If not better need to have a GI workup for other causes of constipation. ...Read more

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Quick constipation relief needed naturally?

Quick constipation relief needed naturally?

Constipation: If you simply cannot pass stool and feel very uncomfortable, a rectal suppository may induce a bowel movement. If that does not work, opt for a fleet enema. That's a first aid treatment. A high fiber and high fluis diet should be instituted immediately. Further evacuation problems need you to take laxatives; MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) is one. Persistent problems needs evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get constipation relief?

Constipation: If you simply cannot pass stool and feel very uncomfortable, a rectal suppository may induce a bowel movement. If that does not work, opt for a fleet enema. That's a first aid treatment. A high fiber and high fluis diet should be instituted immediately. Further evacuation problems need you to take laxatives; MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) is one. Persistent problems needs evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the steps to take when it comes to constipation relief?

Mild Laxative.: `to start with take 4 tablets of dukcolax ( all 4 tablets as one dose ) at night. Next morning, a good bowel movement will clean your system. Then you can take senokot (senna) ( a vegetable laxative ) one or two tablets at night when needed. This will regulate your system. ...Read more

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What are considered the most effective constipation relief tablets?

What are considered the most effective constipation relief tablets?

Fiber: Shop round 4 store brands as thy r cheaper. The dissolvable powders r more expensive. Also a cheaper way is 2 b on a high fiber diet. ...Read more

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What should I do after constipation relief from enema?

Diet: Diet modification is iin order. Increase the amount of fruits and vegetables, reduce milk and milk products and increase amount of hi fiber cereals and nuts. ...Read more

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What is the best herbal medicine for long-term constipation relief?

What is the best herbal medicine for long-term constipation relief?

Long term: Psyllium products give bulk to the stool and can thus relieve constipation -- but be sure you drink lots of water too. Prunes are a fruit, but can help a lot -- can use them every day, indefinitely. What you want is lots of fruits and vegetables in your diet, along with plenty of water -- that may be the most healthy constipation treatment of all. ...Read more

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Hello Dr. I had a question regarding constipation relief. I took magnesium citrate three days ago and had success but have not had a BM since then?

Hello Dr. I had a question regarding constipation relief. I took magnesium citrate three days ago and had success but have not had a BM since then?

Constipation: May need more. I would move to the DASH eating plan to help.

DASH eating plan.
DASH Diet for Hypertension ISBN 9780743410076

Excerpt From: Thomas J. Moore & Mark Jenkins. “The DASH Diet for Hypertension.” iBooks. https://itun.es/us/CcRDA.l

Get it.
Read it.
Use it.
And all will pass better. ...Read more

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Is it possible that the organic soy milk i'm consuming is constipating me also what are some foods you recommend eating for constipation relief?

Soy milk: Soy milk is constipating. Increase fruits and vegetables, nuts, figs, and dates. Increas high fiber cereals and decrease milk and milk products. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to get constipation relief when on a low calorie diet?

Can you suggest how to get constipation relief when on a low calorie diet?

Low calorie: Has little to do with constipation. Your fluid intake is critical. Drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily, more if you exercise or fly in planes. ...Read more

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Is it safe to self-massage lower abdomen for chronic constipation relief? (Not sure if it helps but would like to try if little risk of perforation

Is it safe to self-massage lower abdomen for chronic constipation relief? (Not sure if it helps but would like to try if little risk of perforation

If medical condition: is ruled out by your doc it is ok. Just be sure to massage in a clock-wise direction. Pease and good health. There is a Chinese medicine product called Cholinex, which has rhubarb in it that can also be helpful. ...Read more

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Are there pressure symptoms of constipation?

Are there pressure symptoms of constipation?

Depends: Constipation is abnormal in itself. "pressure (whatever that means) may be a parallel symptom caused by whatever causes constipation. The commonest cause is poor diet-------- so many health conditions in the U.S. Are due to this and is the reason that it is so often my answer! ...Read more

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What does a decreased rectal and squeeze pressure mean in regards to an ARM study? Dx with slow transit constipation.

What does a decreased rectal and squeeze pressure mean in regards to an ARM study? Dx with slow transit constipation.

Decreased muscle ton: This study suggests to me that you would have unsatisfactory passage of stool due to decreased muscle tone in the anorectal muscles. Perhaps working from below using glycerin or dulcolax rectal suppositories and or fleets enemas would help evacuation. In addition pelvic floor exercises may be worthwhile. I expect that a proctologist could advise you best. ...Read more

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I have ibs-c and increased rectal pressure what can I do to lower the rectal pressure and maybe help the constipation?

I have ibs-c and increased rectal pressure what can I do to lower the rectal pressure and maybe help the constipation?

Take care.: You will relieve the pressure when you start having regular bowel movements. The most important thing to do is to watch your lifestyle. Eat healthy whole high fiber foods. Drink a lot of water to stay hydrated. Get good bacteria into your system by eating fermented foods or by taking a good quality probiotic. You can also take vitamin C and magnesium citrate to help alleviate the constipation. ...Read more

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I'm having a constant pain in the lower right side of my stomach and it's a slight pressure in my rectom. Constipation?

Possible: Have you not been regular? If not having bowel movement in 2-3 days then likely constipation could be an issue. See your doctor to determine what to take. ...Read more

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I had an ARM done today for chronic constipation. Have very low pressures. Also mentioned was absent "anal wink". What could that indicate?

I had an ARM done today for chronic constipation. Have very low pressures. Also mentioned was absent "anal wink". What could that indicate?

Anal: Anal wink is a reflex. Lack of anal wink is commonly associated with a neurological problem involving the nerves to your anus. Possible a problem with bowel itself. ...Read more

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Last week i struggled with pressure in my head, know im struggling with constipation. Im losing a lot of weight and a loss of appetite. What can it be?

Last week i struggled with pressure in my head, know im struggling with constipation. Im losing a lot of weight and a loss of appetite. What can it be?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have constipation.Stool is not coming out without pressure.Because of the force my anus area got wounded.I can’t give pressure anymore as a result stool gets stuck.Please help.

I have constipation.Stool is not coming out without pressure.Because of the force my anus area got wounded.I can’t give pressure anymore as a result stool gets stuck.Please help.

Doctors can help: Constipation is one of those things that a person cannot let go on for more than a few days, because the food she eats forms poop, and where would the poop go? There is no way to relieve constipation except to get the poop out. There are many ways to do that, depending on the condition of the poop, the patient, and the plans of her doctors. Linzess medication, mild enemas, or fingers maybe needed. ...Read more

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Why am I still having dull pain and pressure from ovarian cyst that was found 2-2-15? Why am I having constipation?

Why am I still having dull pain and pressure from ovarian cyst that was found 2-2-15? Why am I  having constipation?

Pain and pressure: It is likely that the ovarian cyst has not yet resolved if it was the cause of your full pain, pressure, and constipation. It is also possible throat the constipation is causing the other symptoms and not the ovarian cyst. Try increasing your fiber and fluid intake to help with the constipation ( exercise helps too) and follow up with your doctor as recommended. Good luck. Hoe this helps some. ...Read more

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What causes small cuts in vagina. Finish meds for chylmadia. Still having pressure in rectum......What could be cause. Also terrible constipation.

What causes small cuts in vagina. Finish meds for chylmadia.  Still having pressure in rectum......What could be cause.  Also terrible constipation.

Concerning: An examination is needed to determine the cause. The words " small cuts" make me think this may be genital herpes or yeast caused by the recent antibiotics. If you're having a lot of pelvic pressure after a chlamydia infection you need to be evaluated for pid. ...Read more

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Lumbar disc iss. 4 years. Traveled 20 hours by plane with constipation causing pressure. Upon arrival, worse pain than ever, cannot move, any ideas?

Lumbar disc iss. 4 years. Traveled 20 hours by plane with constipation causing pressure. Upon arrival, worse pain than ever, cannot move, any ideas?

Lumbar disc hernia: It is very unlikely to be nerve damage and paralysis. The no movement is because of the pain( antalguc contraction). Usually solves in time with repairs and anti inflammatory meds (Advil liquid gel is working very well but in a different dose than the one you read on package), cold packs, massage etc. If in three days there is no subside in pain then MRI and hospitalization for further card ...Read more

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Meds r causing severe constipation (hurts to walk) Used suppository last night but still so much pressure. Can I take Metamucil capsules this morning?

Meds r causing severe constipation (hurts to walk) Used suppository last night but still so much pressure. Can I take Metamucil capsules this morning?

Constipation: What you are describing sounds like you may also have developed an external thrombosed hemorrhoid or fissure. I would set up an appt to see a general surgeon or colorectal surgeon and then a GI doctor to help manage your constipation and symptoms , especially if this is a chronic issue. ...Read more

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Will reiki help with stress relief, headaches, and relief from autoimmune pain and pressures... ?

Will reiki help with stress relief, headaches, and relief from autoimmune pain and pressures... ?

Possibly: Reiki practitioners are in many clinics and hospitals. Research is not far along enough to "prove" reiki as an effective therapy, though. Many people with emotional and physical pain use reiki along with standard treatments for their conditions. Find a practitioner who is well-trained and professional in his/her approach. http://www.reiki.org/ massage therapists, rn's & some md's may be found. ...Read more

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Already taking ibuprophin for severe sciatica pain with very little relief, what other non narcotic pain reliver can help?

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Already taking ibuprophin for severe sciatica pain with very little relief, what other non narcotic pain reliver can help?

Other medications: If Ibuprofen doesn't help, you can try other nsaids. There are other pain medications like anti-seizure medication, muscle relaxants .... They can be used for nerve pain. If your pain persists, i recommend seeing a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Compartment Pressure Measurement (Definition)

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