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What If Laxative Doesn T Work
Maybe: You can try a fleet mineral oil enema. As long as you dont have an infectious process in your belly and are sure you do not have a bowel obstruction from prior surgery or some other cause, go on liquids and take 1-2 tbsp of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) every 12 hours and you can try 1-2 tablespooons of mineral oil every 12 hours, until you have had a bowel movement and feel emptied.If doesn't resolve with abo. ...Read more
Yeast infections: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. If you have recurrent (four or more) yeast infections per year or a chronic yeast infection simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your physician for treatment in that situation. ...Read more
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Depends: On why you are using it. If you are constipated and it doesn't help you poop, then try drinking more water and increasing p-fruits...Peach, pear plum, pineapple, papaya. Peas, pumpkin, pomegranate...If you are severely constipated, ask your doctor about other methods....Increased fiber can help, MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) can help, etc. You may need guidance for best results. ...Read more
Selectively: In certain individuals and only in combination with standard antidepressants, psychostimulants may be be a helpful adjunct. This method should only be used if the depression is otherwise treatment resistant and under the close supervision of a psychiatrist with experience. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you use preparation h suppositories? Do you take it out or leave it in? Does it hurt? Please help!
See below: Suppository is designed to slide into anus (pointy end first). Have a high oil content so slide easily. Designed to dissolve to deliver medication (prep h-decreases swelling of hemorrhoids). Yes, leave it in-it dissolves. Shouldn't hurt but if youre tense, it can feel tight. Try some deep breaths & inserting it as you exhale. Can wear a glove or wash hands after. Ick factor is the worst part. ...Read more
I tried didifferent ways to add some kg's but no matter what I do it doesn't work out... Do you what might be wrong with me...
Adding Weight: Weight is somewhat predestined genetically. If both parents are large then the chances are the kids are going to be large without diet and exercise intervention. Protein is the building block of muscle. Try and eat 2-3 gram of protein per pound. At the same time you are going to need to exercise to build muscle mass with strength training. This should add weight. Cut down on carbs. ...Read more
Yes it can if not tr: Start with clear fluids containing electrolytes and increase the diet to bland diet , brat diet , which is banana, rise, apple and toast, soda, crackers, plain boiled potatoes, clear soups, avoiding fatty, spicy and diary products till back to normal this is diet for acute diarrhea due mostly to viral and sometimes bacterial infectons causing diarrhea the main purpose in acute stage is to prevent dehydrat. ...Read more
2 answers: First, consider that sinus congestion, which is often viral and (non-infectious) post-viral inflammation, takes time to get better. Second, if you're getting worse, develop fever, express pus (often greenish) from you nose, or have progressive facial pain, there may be superimposed bacterial infection requiring an antibiotic. See your doctor. ...Read more
No it does not try: If magnesium citrate does not work that does not mean you have blockage.If it is being used foe constipation you may need lifestyle changes like eating more fiber in your diet like20to35grms of fiber per day and increased fluids if that does not work you may use other over the counter laxatives like stimulant laxatives and or stool softners. ...Read more
Acupuncture Efficacy: Acupuncture is a method that stimulates nerves and muscle tissue to release stress and relieve pain. If the pain is due to structural damage, such as fractures, dislocation, or malformation, acupuncture may, at its best, provide temporary relief. Also, as not all chefs cook the same, not all acupuncture treatment provide the same efficacy, so if it didn't work, it doesn't mean it doesn't work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Well - are you on: Fad diets or taking pills that are advertised to burn fat? If yes, that might be the problem. Weight loss isn't easy. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine. ...Read more
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