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Passing loose stool. No relief from cod liver capsules. Any effective medicine? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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Doctor:please proceed with the query.
User:i have a prob..
User:actually i had losse stools
User:for which my doctor
User:advised me medications
User:it worked n it stopped
Doctor:How many times have you passes stools, and from how many days.
User:she advised me to have cod liver capsules
User:just 2 days
User:now after the taking that capsule or any health capsule
User:im getin constipation
User:except for becosules
Doctor:Did she give any other medication after this.
User:since two days im gtn severe hard stools
Doctor:other than cod liver?
User:its pains alot
User:i was given cod liver , alprovit and beneficial capsules
User:i have stopped all
Doctor:no antibiotics
User:no antibiotics
Doctor:noramlly it does not cause constipation
User:da prob starts only wen i take medicines
User:lik vitamins
Doctor:In fact , cod liver oil has been used to provide natural relief from constipation
User:da stool formation is too large n hard
Doctor:If you feel so you should discontinue it, or drink more water during the times of intake.
User:wen im takin medicines
User:this prob
Doctor:becosules is a multivitamin, you told it does ot cause constipation
Doctor:due to this.
User:only becosules does nt
Doctor:you can use becosules then.
Doctor:no need of using others
User:yesterday i had alot of pain
Doctor:ok, any blood in stools
User:so i didn continue with cod liver
User:yes i have piles
User:dats y more probs
Doctor:You can apply xylocaine jelly before passing stools.
Doctor:also apply in night too.
User:i was given sheath
Doctor:drink atleast 8 to10 glasses of water
Doctor:ok, stop coffee, tea
Doctor:alcohol of any form if you take
User:im gtn scared abit to go to the toilet since mornin
User:no alcohol
Doctor:ok, apply this gel and then go ,take
User:coz of the pain
User:hw many times cn i use it?
Doctor:use it 3 to 4 times daily
Doctor:and use psyllium husk in water or milk daily
User:nt sure wen to apply that
Doctor:it provides you fibre and softens stools
Doctor:before stools
User:its isapgol rite?
Doctor:at night before sleepin, after passing stools
User:ok ok..
Doctor:eat barley, oats mixture
User:i would lik to maintain my weight
User:bt nt able to increase at all
Doctor:this will not help you gain weight.
User:im jus nt able to..
Doctor:do you want to increase or decrease weight
User:bt i cnt eat outside food at all..
Doctor:ok, we will provide diet chart for that.
Doctor:send me your number
Doctor:ok, we will mail you in 24 hrs, do you have any other queries.
User:jus 1 more
Doctor:if you wish we can provide list of food for constipation too
User:thank u
User:i wud lik dat
User:im very much bothered
User:when ppl talk of my weight
User:which is affectin me alot
Doctor:what is your weight
Doctor:and height.
User:im 43 kgs..
User:about 5.2 height
Doctor:are you married.
User:i had severe intestinal infections due to outside fud
Doctor:Normally after marriage and child birth girls put lots of weight and cannot lose it later
User:3 years back
User:after that i cannot put on
Doctor:even if you are slighter lower in weight, you will gain weight later,
Doctor:also we will send diet chart
Doctor:3 yrs back, i did not get the whole sentence
User:but it is difficult to convince my family...its makin me very restless..
User:intestinal infection 3 yrs back
User:so i avoid outside fud
Doctor:keep eating small frequent meals, dry fruits, dry fruit juices everyday
User:small meals ok rite?
Doctor:ye intenstinal infecttion will cause many problems
Doctor:you should avoid outside food and water
User:my mom forces me to eat more..than i cn it mks me angry wit the fud
Doctor:yes small meals, sandwiches in between, fruiits
Doctor:yes , but it is for your good.
User:i know...
Doctor:if you gain atleast 3 to 4 kg it will be ok
User:i gt tensed very fast
User:due to sickness..
User:specially related to motions
Doctor:There is no need to take tensions, eat home food as much as possible.avoid all fast food, artificial colouring, msg products in soups
Doctor:fried and oily food from outside
User:ok do dat i can use the jelly before going to the toilet today?since
Doctor:and non veg prepared outside
Doctor:you can use today
User:so even if the stool is hard it wont pain rite..coz im gtn da pain inside
User:actually more scared than nething else
Doctor:yes it wont.
Doctor:it is like jelly
User:ok ok..thanx alot doc
User:feelin better nw
Doctor:ok, youa re welocme
User:wil wait for ur mail
Doctor:yes surely
Doctor:kindly login for further queries.
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