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What Can I Eat Or Drink For Constipation
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
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
I have chronis diahrea, drink a lot of alcohol, and a pain in my gallbladder. How can I help decrease diarehea and what foods/vitamins can I eat to hel?
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
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
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
Whenever I drink milk or take in tea I experience severe running stomach(diarrhea) .Please what causes it and what can I do?
Can constipation cause smelly gas when you haven't pooped for 2 days? If so how can I get rid of that? I drink plenty of water and eat fiber.
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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?
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
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
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
I ate a mango smoothie and got diarrhea. I would eat other mango drinks and get gas. Are mango drinks bad for me or do they help me with constipation?
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