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Recovering from harmoid stepler operation. Problem of gas. Can food supplements be taken for faster recovery? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Dr XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:my wife( 34 yrs) had her harmoid stepler operation last wednesday(20th)
User:she is OK, there is very little pain after passing motion,a s expected
User:last day one of her friend suggested to take some nutrilite food suppliment for more faster some vit C and B etc
Doctor:* do you mean she had surgery for hemorrhoids?
User:is this ok to take?
User:stepler one
Doctor:Vitamin c and other supplements have antioxidant action and help in wound healing;
Doctor:they can be taken for better recovery.
Doctor:However any multivitamin brand can be helpful and not just nutrilite.
User:ok thanks a lot
Doctor:In addition, I also insist that your wife take enough fluids, good fibres and her medications prescribed.
User:ya these things she is following..
Doctor:They are needed to soften her stools and help in easy passage of stools.
Doctor:These recommendations are more necessary than vitamin supplement.
Doctor:Hope I have answered your query.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:yes, thanks a lot..just a last Q
User:She had a little gas problem..just after surgery(not so sevre though)
User:can she take milk now?
Doctor:I do not think she needs to restrict milk intake; she can take them.
User:thanks a lot
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
Doctor:I hope you do not have any more queries. Please login again if you any more doubts.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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