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What is the most popular way to fix constipation problems?

What is the most popular way to fix constipation problems?

Fiber and fluids: Simple constipation usually responds to a diet rich in fiber (bran, whole grain cereals, fruits, vegetables) and increased fluid intake (water is sufficient). Several significant causes of constipation other than bad diet should be investigated with the help of your doctor e.g. Hypothroidism, hirschprung's disease among others. ...Read more

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What are gentle remedies for constipation?

What are gentle remedies for constipation?

Choices: There are number of things that can gently ease constipation. Hydration (fluids) first. Next adding fiber to your diet. Certain foods can help (exs. Prune juice, black coffee, smooth moving teas, certain probiotics).There are stool softeneres which can help (colace) and there are also oral laxatives (ex. Milk of magnesia). ...Read more

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How to relieve sever constipation after drinking a bottle citroen laxative and a dose of milk of magnesium?

How to relieve sever constipation after drinking a bottle citroen laxative and a dose of milk of magnesium?

Meds and evaluation: Stool softeners and/or miralax, (polyethylene glycol) but evaluation is important to rule out metabolic issues, pelvic floor problems, adult hirschprung's disease, inflammation, GI stenosis, etc. Particularly if constipation persists. What evaluation have you undergone thus far?. ...Read more

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I suffer from sever constipation. I had an episode yesterday. I have had little appetite, nauseous, and my lower abdomen is tender to touch since. ?

I suffer from sever constipation. I had an episode yesterday. I have had little appetite, nauseous, and my lower abdomen is tender to touch since. ?

Constipation/ abd pa: May be diverticulitis, an inflammation of a outpouching of the colonic wall. it is not uncommon in older adults who have constipation . o can be UTI. You may need antibiotics seek medical attention today ...Read more

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Newborn with a streak of blood in his stool. after suffering from sever constipation we switched to soy and he had a rectal exam yesterday. Thouhts?

Newborn with a streak of blood in his stool. after suffering from sever constipation we switched to soy and he had a rectal exam yesterday. Thouhts?

Almost certainly an: anal fissure, which requires no therapy. Commonly caused by both constipation and rectal examination. If constipation. gone (meaning hard stool), should resolve soon. ...Read more

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Suffer with sever constipation, my right foot little finger broken almost 15 years ago, one leg short one long, is this all because of broken foot fin?

Suffer with sever constipation, my right foot little finger broken almost 15 years ago, one leg short one long, is this all because of broken foot fin?

No relation : Your broken toe should not have any causal relationship to your constipation. I also do not feel that it will cause a leg length discrepancy . This can be congenital or even caused by muscle imbalance/tightness. You should see ur family physician or GI doctor regarding the constipation ...Read more

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I have a sever Postpartum constipation i take colace (docusate sodium) and nothing happened .what can i do?

I have a sever Postpartum constipation i take colace (docusate sodium) and nothing happened .what can i do?

Constipation: Try a high fiber diet consisting orfruits, vegetables,nuts, figs prunes and raisins. Also eat high fiber cereal. Go easy on the milk and milk products. If diet doesn't helptry using miralax (polyethylene glycol) ...Read more

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IUD inserted yesterday. Sever cramping and constipation. I can hardly get out of bed. Normal?

IUD inserted yesterday. Sever cramping and constipation. I can hardly get out of bed. Normal?

Yes: Cramping and pain can be associated with IUD. Take Ibuprofen or Tylenol (acetaminophen). This should settle down in a day or so. If not or if fever or significant bleeding let your provider know. ...Read more

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Sever lower back and constipation erectile dysfunction pain in lower left colon, parianal infection normacol dupbalac not helping please need help?

Sever lower back and  constipation erectile dysfunction  pain in lower left colon, parianal infection normacol dupbalac not helping  please need help?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more