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High Fibre Diet

Fibre is an important constituent of our diet that maintains gut health. It aids in weight loss, prevents constipation, and promotes heart health. They are abundantly found in fruits, vegetables, grain, and legumes.

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Can gallbladder polyp cause right-sided abdominal pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from severe stabbing abdominal pain on the right side, radiating to the back and right leg. Abdomen US shows gallbladder polyps 7 mm each. Albumin 53 g/l (elevated). Protein 83g/l (elevated). Total cholesterol 5.7 mmol/l. Triglycerides 3.4 mmol/l.  Read Full »

Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Can you answer a few of my following questions. Since how long you are having such pain? Is this pain tolerable? How much you grade it out of 10? Do you have nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation? Do you have any prior history of hypertension? If yes, which...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a remedy for bloating and constipation in me.

Query: Hello doctor, I have gas problem and bloating after I eat any normal size meal. I have struggled with constipation for years, but paid very close attention to that issue. Currently, it is not the problem. I have had colonoscopy and stool tests and they were fine. I did have colitis back due to use o...  Read Full »

Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to These kind of problems are very common due to our dietary habits and sedentary lifestyle. Sometimes it is due to deficiency of enzymes also, this is uncommon and the main factor is lifestyle. The syndrome of bloating and constipation is known as Irritable Bowel Syndrome ...  Read Full »

I need a diet chart that includes high-fiber foods. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am suffering from fissures and PCOD, and I need to include high fiber in my diet. I am missing out on breakfasts. I need a diet chart for seven days a week, which includes a high-fiber food. I need at least 14 g of fiber each day.  Read Full »

Dr. Yogesh Kumar Sehrawat

Answer: Hello,Welcome to should include 200 grams of salad in the morning and evening daily. That should contain cucumber, carrots, sprouts, etc. And in the afternoon, you should eat 250 to 300 g of ripe Papaya one hour before food. You can take oats and daliya for meals at any time of the d...  Read Full »

I have a constipated feeling for a month. Can you suggest fiber-rich foods to deal with it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a feeling of constipation for a month now, and I try laxatives to help it. My friend, a doctor, said that increased dietary fiber intake might help relieve constipation. Can you please help me with what are the dietary fibers to be taken to ease constipation? Are dietary fibe...  Read Full »

Dr. J. N. Naidu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Boiled vegetables and fruits (excluding fruit juices) are the best sources of fiber. Brown rice and millets are also good sources of fiber. Ready-made foods and junk foods are bad for constipation. Thank you.  Read Full »

How to treat constipation problem in a small kid?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 11 years old and is suffering from constipation for a long time on and off. She has an issue of hard stool which is very painful while passing at the very start and once that is out, very hot loose stool follows. Her diet is alright with dal (lentil), chawal (rice), roti...  Read Full »

Dr. Manu Chandarashekhara Bharadwaj

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The most important requirement when children have these symptoms are the consumption of lots of fruits, vegetables, and drink plenty of water. Along with this diet, they also need to be active physically. If these requirements are not met, then no amount of medicatio...  Read Full »

I start to vomit in the morning when the wind touches my face. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21 year old unmarried male weighing 86 kg. From the past 15 months, whenever I go out in the morning from around 4 AM to 9 AM, and especially when the wind touches my face I start vomiting. After 9 AM, I do not have any such problem on going out. I do not have any other medical ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are most likely experiencing the symptom due to a disturbed gastrointestinal flora, which may cause symptoms of bloating, belching, vomiting, constipation, etc. I would suggest you try the following. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take tr...  Read Full »

How to get rid of gas problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a heavy gas problem with heaviness on head and neck. I am a diabetic with 72 age, weight 132 ponds, and height 62.9 inches.  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello,Welcome to can have a functional indigestion problem and so gas problem. Kindly mention any other clinical complaint if present to guide you further. You can be prescribed Gelusil or Alcid MPS like syrup to solve your gas problem. Meanwhile try to avoid intake of gas-forming fo...  Read Full »

I have constipation with pain on passing stools and knot inside the butt. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old female with a possible hemorrhoid. For the past week and a half, I have been having pain when I pass stool or sit down. I noticed blood after wiping for a few days, and today I went to the store and bought a suppository that was recommended to me to try. I put it i...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and would help you for sure. I have gone through the description you provided, and yes, you do have hemorrhoids. Your symptoms and finding are suggestive of the same. Hemorrhoids or piles are dilated and engorged veins in the rectal and anal...  Read Full »

I remain constipated and have burning sensation while passing stool. Can I have hemorrhoids?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a problem with my anus. I can see a lump of skin and I feel that my anus remains open. I have constipation and a burning sensation while passing stool.  Read Full »

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern and I will definitely help you with it. The symptoms that you have mentioned indicate the possibility of hemorrhoids (piles). It occurs due to swollen vascular tissue of the anus. Do not be worried. Around 75 percent of people suffer from hemor...  Read Full »

Is chronic constipation a sign of colon cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old. I have always had bowel movement issues for as long as I can remember, not having a movement for five days. About a year ago, I noticed some blood in my stool on a few occasions. I went to the GI doctor, and he ran multiple tests (fecal calprotectin, FIT, abdomen CT s...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It seems chronic constipation. Your anxiety may or may not be contributing to this constipation. Possible causes of constipation of that much duration seem to be due to chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC), of pelvic dyssynergia or also called anismus or dyssynergi...  Read Full »

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