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Why does constipation cause urination and how can I treat it?

Why does constipation cause urination and how can I treat it?

Pressure on bladder: Why constipated? Diet? Disease? Urinary bladder is near rectum and sigmoid colon; full rectum and sigmoid can cause pressure on bladder and sense to urinate. Bearing down to increase pressure on bowel also increases pressure on the bladder, which may cause urination. Rx constipation: fiber, fluids, activity, check meds. May need additional help. C doc before laxatives regularly; get checked. ...Read more

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What causes constipation and how can I treat this?

What causes constipation and how can I treat this?

Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. ...Read more

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What casues constipation and how can I prevent it?

What casues constipation and how can I prevent it?

Fluid and fiber: Foods high in fat tend to constipate you. Foods high in fiber favor looser stools. Fruits vegetable, whole grains are excellent sources of fiber. Also, fiber only works if u are well hydrated. Drink plenty of non-caffinated, non-alcoholic fluids to keep stools soft. Fiber can also be added to a glass of water. If this does not work see a GI specialist, there may be another cause of your issu. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause severe cramping? And how do you treat it?

Can dehydration cause severe cramping? And how do you treat it?

Dehydration, cramps: Dehydration can cause muscle cramps. Best way to avoid and /or treat this is to keep well hydrated by replacing fluids ( drink water). ...Read more

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What is overflow incontinence, and how does it occur and get treated?

What is overflow incontinence, and how does it occur and get treated?

It depends on causes: Overflow incontinence generally occurs when the bladder is filled beyond its capacity. This frequently happens when the bladder doesn't empty or empties incompletely. It can be due to obstruction (like the bladder falling or from a prior surgery) or damage to the nerves & muscles which cause the bladder to contract. It is frequently treated with intermittent cauterization but there are other options. ...Read more

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What causess constipation and how can prevent it?

What causess constipation and how can prevent it?

Fluid and fiber: Foods high in fat tend to constipate you. Foods high in fiber favor looser stools. Fruits vegetable, whole grains are excellent sources of fiber. Also, fiber only works if u are well hydrated. Drink plenty of non-caffinated, non-alcoholic fluids to keep stools soft. Fiber can also be added to a glass of water. If this does not work see a GI specialist, there may be another cause of your issu. ...Read more

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Does fibroids cause blood to come out after urination? And how can it be treated?

Does fibroids cause blood to come out after urination? And how can it be treated?

Depends?: Fibroids are benign tumors of the utering wall. If you mean, blood coming out from the urethra ("pee hole"), the answer would be a qualified, no. If you mean, that when you go urinate and perhaps strain a bit to urinate and then blood flows from the vagina, then, yes, fibroids could be a cause. I would take vaginal bleeding or urethral bleeding seriously and get examined and get an answer. ...Read more

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I release gas often what cause it and how to stop it?

I release gas often what cause it and how to stop it?

It's all in the diet: If you search you can find checklists for dealing with this condition, which is called flatulence. Basically, any food that is difficult to digest, like beans, cabbage family, nuts, can cause gas as can drinking any beverage that has bubbles, chewing gum, or smoking. Change your diet first. If this doesn't help, consider taking probiotics, using Simethicone or activated charcoal. ...Read more

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How often does aspiration happen and exactly how does it happen? And why? How to prevent it? And can acid reflux cause it?

How often does aspiration happen and exactly how does it happen? And why? How to prevent it? And can acid reflux cause it?

Depends: It's entirely dependent on the individual patient. Acid reflux causes it. Indeed you have to have reflux, technically before it can be aspirated. Predisposing factors are lying down with a lot of food in the stomach, age, diabetes, alcohol and sedatives and narcotics and other drugs, and any deformity of the structures closing off the upper part of the stomach like hiatal hernia. ...Read more

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What causes flatulence? And how can it be stopped

What causes flatulence? And how can it be stopped

Tricky to stop ...: Carbon dioxide and methane are naturally produced by the gut flora (bacteria) that live in our intestines. Flatulence is the release of this excess gas / wind. The flatulence from vegetables may be contributed by high 'FODMAP' foods; fermentable carbohydrates that contribute to gas production. You could choose some low 'FODMAP' options; see http://www.ibsdiets.org/fodmap-diet/fodmap-food-list/ ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my urinary symptoms?

What can I do to treat my urinary symptoms?

See a urologist.: Urologists have experience with a wide variety of urinary symptoms and knowledge of the most effective treatments to manage them. Establish a relationship with one that you trust, and he or she can follow or treat your symptoms over time. ...Read more

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How do u know if u have osteoarthritis and what does it mean?And how can be treated cause my back be very tense sometimes it make hard for me to inhal

How do u know if u have osteoarthritis and what does it mean?And how can be treated cause my back be very tense sometimes it make hard for me to inhal

A few options: Strengthening the muscles around the spine will help a lot. You may want to consider some supplements like glucosamine, however recent research hasn't shown a lot of benefit. Other options include steroid injections, but these don't heal much. You can consider Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) or other joint fluid replacement injections and possible even platelet therapy injections or stem cell procedures. ...Read more

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What can I do for dizziness and is it related to nausea?

What can I do for dizziness and is it related to nausea?

Need to see your MD.: With these symptoms you should consult your doctor, to find out what is causing these symptoms it may be related to your inner ear, and you may need some prescription medicine fot that after evaluation and finding the cause. ...Read more

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I itch after bath. What could be the cause and how can I stop it.

I itch after bath. What could be the cause and how can I stop it.

Water: The water is probably too warm. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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How and why does Pepcid (famotidine) cause low blood counts? Is this common? How do I know if this will happen to me? I may have ulcers. My docs wont tell me.

How and why does Pepcid (famotidine) cause low blood counts? Is this common? How do I know if this will happen to me? I may  have ulcers. My docs wont tell me.

Unusual: Low blood counts from Pepcid (famotidine) must be rare if at all. What is your blood count now? Give us the results. Your doctor is expected to share your medical information with you and address any questions that you have. If he/she does not make a change as there are plenty of good doctors who will take good care of you! ...Read more

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What can cause knee pain and how do I manage it?

What can cause knee pain and how do I manage it?

Inflammation: Knee pain is most commonly caused by inflammation from bursitis, tendonitis, or cartilage degeneration. A good physical exam and possible imaging could be used to confirm the diagnosis. Less common causes of knee pain are irritated nerve roots from the lumbar spine, infection, or tumors. Treatment options will depend on the final diagnosis. ...Read more

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I often get vertigo when sleeping, why does this happen and how can I prevent it?

BPPV: If you are getting vertigo while sleeping... It is likely benign positional vertigo and you are having symptoms because you are laying down and turning your head during sleep. If it is bppv then your symptoms are likely lasting several seconds and then subside. Seeing your local ENT would be a good start. They can actually treat you for this in their clinic if it is bppv. ...Read more

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Can to much emotional stress cause stomach pain or what does it cause .How do you get better ?

Can to much emotional stress cause stomach pain or what does it cause .How do you get better ?

Yes: Emotional stress is extremely disruptive at many levels, including mood, but the body's responses are quite varied. One of the most common areas to be involved is the GI tract, so stomach pain is often present. Of course, other things can also cause pain, including things like ulcers, which can result from stress. Stress can involve any part of the body. Many stress reduction techniques can help. ...Read more

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What causes insomnia and what can I do to stop it?

What causes insomnia and what can I do to stop it?

Sleep hygiene: Dr suchecki provided a number of possible reasons for insomnia. Here is important information on sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or. ...Read more

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