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What to take for constipation?

What to take for constipation?

Constipation: Depends on the cause of the constipation. Are you healthy otherwise or taking any medications? Best see your doctor to see what kind of constipation you have. Meanwhile it would be safe to take some milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) for temporary help and drink more water. Some types of constipation respond to increasing fiber, while other types do not.. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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What can I take for colitis?

What can I take for colitis?

Depends: On severity. In the case of mild to moderately severe ulcerative colitis, mesalamine may be sufficient. In the case of more severe colitis, one may need an immunomodulator (azathioprine or 6MP) or biologic (Remicade, Humira, (adalimumab) Entyvio). ...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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What tablets i need to take for dermatographism?

What tablets i need to take for dermatographism?

Avoid triggers: The general treatment for dermatographia is avoidance of triggers as well as regular antihistamines. See if you can figure out what is triggering the hives and then avoid that trigger. Even if you cannot figure out the trigger, hives usually disappear. Claritin is a generic nonsedating antihistamine, try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night. ...Read more

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What medication can I take for pile?

What medication can I take for pile?

Steroid like cream: Check with your pharmacist as their are steroid like creams that can help with hemorrhoids. Increase fiber and fluids so as not to get constipated, which can increase your risk of hemorrhoids. If severe, you may need to see a dr. For treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you take fargelin for hemorrhoids, and how long does it take to work?

Can you take fargelin for hemorrhoids, and how long does it take to work?

Perhaps?: There are internet reports of this herbal therapy giving relief from hemorrhoids. Herbs and such are not fda regulated and one must use caution and make judicious choices when using such treatments. Perhaps you should see an expert in the treatment of hemorrhoids, a colorectal surgeon? There are many treatments for hemorrhoids. Get a check up if your can. May not be hemorrhoids? ...Read more

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Will Amoxicillin treat Non-Specific Urethritis? How many do i take in a day? For how many days? What steps should i take to get cured? What to avoid?


Will Amoxicillin treat Non-Specific Urethritis? How many do i take in a day? For how many days? What steps should i take to get cured? What to avoid?

Amox not choice: I'm not familiar with treating NGU with amoxicillin but instead use azithromycin or doxycycline. BTW, Is your amoxicillin some pills left over from a previous illness? Please don't do that, since it is a big factor in causing the antibiotic resistance epidemic we're now seeing. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Do I need to take an antibiotic for piles?

Only if infected: Antibiotics only work for bacterial infections. "Piles" or hemorrhoids don't usually get infected, although you can have a peri-anal abscess that can be confused with a hemorrhoid. That abscess does require antibiotics and frequently operation. ...Read more

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For what length of time do hemorrhoids take to go away?

For what length of time do hemorrhoids take to go away?

No one answer: If you increase the water and fiber intake it will help. Constipation is one thing that can make hemorrhoids stay longer. Warm water sitz baths can help. How long, it if you can do these things, it might be shorter than if you did not. ...Read more

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What to do for diarrhea?

What to do for diarrhea?

"Cure" for diarrhea: First define the problem (do you have soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea developed (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, food intolerances, stressful times, exposure to ill individuals, food poisoning, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, etc.), severity (stool volume, dehydration, blood, night-time awakening, weight loss), ; duration. The "cure" depends on diagnosis. ...Read more

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Please what can I take as remedy for stomach piles or pile in general. Thank you for your anticipated respo?

Please what can I take as remedy for stomach piles or pile in general. Thank you for your anticipated respo?

Hemorrhoids: If you're young and otherwise healthy, constipation can bring on hemorrhoids (piles) and bleeding. If, after increasing your fruits and veggies, water intake, and fiber, you're still constipated, make sure you see your doctor to get a check. Sometimes banding or surgery is necessary. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What laxative can I take for colitis?

What laxative can I take for colitis?

Get checked out: If u r looking for powerful laxatives, i assume you feel very constipated or are looking to "cleanse." if the latter, please reconsider & check out numerous healthtap answers that point to problems with colon cleansers--don't use them! if constipation is new, has significantly worsened, is accompanied by distension, vomiting, fever, pain, esp. If "colitis" (inflamed colon) is present, see doctor. ...Read more

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Help please? How is the doctor going to check/treat me for rectal bleeding?

Help please? How is the doctor going to check/treat me for rectal bleeding?

Depends on the type: Of doctor you see, ie fp, GI or colorectal. Most will start off with a detailed history, then a visual and digital rectal exam looking for obvious source of bleeding, maybe an anoscopy that looks just inside the anus and lower rectum. Depending on the results of all of above and your family history, may suggest colonoscopy and or egd or upper endoscopy. Do not ignore the symptom. ...Read more

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What to do for sore rectal?

What to do for sore rectal?

Depends on what: Caused the soreness. Is it due to constipation, diarrhea or direct trauma from insertion of anything in the rectum. Certainly correct any of the above, then soak in warm tub bath for 15-20 minutes, no longer. If it doesn't resolve or if symptoms worsen or a f3ver develops you need to see your doctor or a colo-rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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How long are hemorrhoids supposed to take to go away? Please help.

How long are hemorrhoids supposed to take to go away? Please help.

Need to be managed: They may never go completely away, but proper management by keeping your bms soft and regular by increasing fiber in your diet, warm soaks, avoid straining, and use of topical creams - can keep the symptoms minimal. Have them checked to make sure they are hemorrhoids and not something else. Be well. ...Read more

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What are the best remedies for a stomach ulcer? And how long does it take for an ulcer to heal?

What are the best remedies for a stomach ulcer? And how long does it take for an ulcer to heal?

Stomach ulcer: The best treatment for stomach ulcer with h. Pylori is triple med. One antibiotic from amoxicillin, tetracycline, Clarithromycin or metronidazole;one from ranitidine bismuth sub salicylate or bismuth subsalicylate; one ppi. Protonix, Nexium (esomeprazole) or Prilosec for10days to 2 weeks. Ulcer without h.Pylori like from nsaids & alcohol needs one ppi for 8 weeks. Prilosec is good. Avoid alcohol. Thanks. ...Read more

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What is t best thing to take for ibs?

What is t best thing to take for ibs?

Fiber: 3 best things are: 1. Fiber 2. Fiber 3. Fiber pick a fiber supplement like benefiber, citrucell, fibercon, metamucil, etc and use it 2-3 times a day with plenty of water. ...Read more

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What to take for the pain?

Not enough info: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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What should I take for constipation?

What should I take for constipation?

Difficult to pass: The treatment depends on its severity. If you have mild symptoms, you will benefit from increasing fiber in your diet - fruits, veggies, and high fiber cereals. Also, drinking more water will help. If you have more severe symptoms, you can add a fiber supplement like benefiber. If you are still having difficulty, i would recommend speaking to your doctor before using a laxative or suppository. ...Read more

Anal Swelling (Definition)

accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end ...Read more