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What can I eat or drink to stop being constipated?

What can I eat or drink to stop being constipated?

Prune Juice - H20: Lots of clean, clear water - at least 64 ounces per day. Try prune juice - recommended by grandmother's world wide. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more


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What can I eat or drink to make me less constipated?

What can I eat or drink to make me less constipated?

Constipation: Eat at least five servings of vegetables and four of fruit per day. Increase dietary fiber. Opt for whole grain when possible and avoid junk carbs. Aim for 64 ounces of water per day (more in hot environments or with exercise). Remain physically active. Some people become bound up with dairy products – if that happens to you watch dairy intake. ...Read more

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What can I eat or drink that will relieve indigestion?

What can I eat or drink that will relieve indigestion?

Organic ginger tea.: I agree w dr. Rajput. Here is a quick recipe for ginger tea. Slice, fresh, organic ginger and place in teapot. Add boiling water. Steep for about 5 minutes. Allow it to cool some. Sip. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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How much prune juice can or should I drink for constipation if pregnant?

How much prune juice can or should I drink for constipation if pregnant?

2-4 ounces to start: I don't know of a harmful or toxic dose of prune juice, but in my experience 2 ounces or so daily is often effective for constipation. ...Read more

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What can you eat or drink with a stomach ulcer?

What can you eat or drink with a stomach ulcer?

Lots: You can maintain a normal low fat diet, and drink water, juice, milk, and soy or almond milks. Be careful with fizzy drinks and avoid alcohol. The size of the meal may be a challenge to your ulcer symptoms, start small and increase as tolerated. Coffee and tea in moderation are usually fine if combined with a small meal. ...Read more

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Im drinking a lot of water everyday.And still im constipated. Sometimes i need to drink laxative to digest. Can you help me doc?

Im drinking a lot of water everyday.And still im constipated. Sometimes i need to drink laxative to digest. Can you help me doc?

Constipated?: Colonics & purges are popular but should be avoided & can not be recommended (see earlier healthtap answers). Use of irritant laxatives are safe for the short-term only. Fiber supplements, stool softeners, & lavage agents like MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) are safe. Rx drugs are available based on work-up of your cause of constipation. However, patients define "constipation" differently than doctors--what's your issue? ...Read more

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Hello docs! can you tell me what could i eat or drink to help with diarrhea?

Hello docs! can you tell me what could i eat or drink to help with diarrhea?

No sugar,: sugar drinks and caffeine containing products as tea and coffee could make the diarrhea worse. Soluble fiber products such as oatmeal and applesauce can absorb some of the water and make a firmer stool. Try to avoid insoluble fiber products like the skin of fruits and vegetables, they make the diarrhea worse. ...Read more

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What can I eat and drink with acute pancreatitis?

What can I eat and drink with acute pancreatitis?

Clear liquids: During an acute attack, clear liquids is the safest thing. If your doctor allows you to eat solids, stay away from fatty foods. ...Read more

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Whenever I drink milk or take in tea I experience severe running stomach(diarrhea) .Please what causes it and what can I do?

Whenever I drink milk or take in tea I experience severe running stomach(diarrhea) .Please what causes it and what can I do?

Dairy: You may have an intolerance or an allergy to enzymes in milk. Lactose-free dairy products and/or lactose sensitivity dairy aids may be helpful. Best thing to do however is to see your GP or a gastroenterologist for evaluation, testing, and treatment supervision. ...Read more

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What is there that i can do or drink or eat to cure a headache?

What is there that i can do or drink or eat to cure a headache?

Best Headache Meds: A 2014 study indicates that medication containing a combination of acetylsalicylic acid, (aspirin), acetaminophen(paracetamol), and caffeine is more effective than acetaminophen alone. http://thejournalofheadacheandpain.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/1129-2377-15-76 ...Read more

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What foods should someone not eat with ulcerative colitis and how many ounces water should drink a day to avoid constipation?

What foods should someone not eat with ulcerative colitis and how many ounces water should drink a day to avoid constipation?

Red meats: Red meats should be kept to minimum or moderate.You shoould drink at least one ounce of water per kilogram of body weight per day. 70 kg man (160 lb) man should drink about 70 ounces per day. Approx 6 12 ounce cans. ...Read more

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What's good to drink or eat for a sore throat. What should I avoid too?

What's good to drink or eat for a sore throat. What should I avoid too?

Fluids, soft foods..: Drink more water, take lemon lozenges, and eat soft mashed potatoes, and soft foods lightly. No smoking or alcohol. ...Read more

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I have stomach flu or just too much to eat, what to do for relief?

I have stomach flu or just too much to eat, what to do for relief?

Gastroenteritis: The symptoms of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and a low fever. Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, . ...Read more

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What are some foods recommended to eat when you have gall stones? I know what foods to avoid. Im looking for ideas of what i can eat

What are some foods recommended to eat when you have gall stones? I know what foods to avoid. Im looking for ideas of what i can eat

Fatty Foods: The GB is stimulated by fat so try to avoid these, otherwise, there are no foods that will cure this condition. YOU sound like it's tim,e for a cholecystectomy ...Read more

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What should I be eat and drink for treating diarrhea?

What should I be eat and drink for treating diarrhea?

BRATT diet, but...: "Plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Clarify your definition of "diarrhea" then call your doctor please to get checked. ...Read more

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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

The difficulty passing stool or infrequent stools. ...Read more