Passing fewer than three stools per week and having hard stools is called constipation. Constipation can be prevented by consuming a fiber-rich diet, regular exercising, and drinking more water. It is important to avoid constipation, as chronic constipation causes the veins in your anus to swell, tears the skin in the anus, and applying too much strain to empty your bowel might cause your intestine to protrude from your anus.
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Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old male. My height is 5'11" and weight is 128.97 lb. I would like to gain body weight. I am have a problem of pimples with pus on face for the past four years. I had never taken any artificial mass gainer or protein. I am a pure vegetarian. My lipid profile result is as... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. 1. I can advise you to take more fiber rich foods so that bowels stay clear without any constipation. 2. Plenty of vegetables like gourds and more of mix vegetables. Two to four types of fruits mainly banana, guava and berries. You have oily ski... Read Full »
Query: Hello docor, I have been having constipation issues for some time. I know that fruits and vegetables can help this issue, but I do not like to have them as a whole. So, will consuming fruit and vegetable smoothies solve this problem? Also, suggest some medicines for the same? Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Fruits and vegetable consumption will help to solve the constipation problem. However, it is best when consumed as a whole rather than smoothies. But, if it is impossible for you, you can have smoothies but cannot say about t... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My 3 month old son passes stool only every two days. He passes stool only after we insert a soap stick and stimulate his excretory movements. This has been happening for the past three weeks. Is this normal? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your baby is breastfed, it is perfectly normal to pass stool less often. On the other hand, it does not seem normal for such a young kid. If it continues for more than two weeks, get him checked by a pediatrician. Consult a paediatrician online to know the managem... Read Full »