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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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I have constipation and burning sensation while passing stool. Can it be 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 »

I am having constipation and it is not cured even after having medications. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 15-year-old boy, from the past week I am having constipation, my stool is very soft, but it is difficult to pass, I read about these symptoms in, and they said this is signs of colorectal cancer, I am very scared, I went to my doctor he said there is nothing to worry, he just t...  Read Full »

Dr. M. A. Toyeb, Nazma Parveen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are suffering from constipation. It is not colorectal cancer. There is nothing to worry about. Follow these instructions for one week, and you will be completely cured. Continue using Skilax (Sulfolax) for one week, try to eat a diet rich in fibers like carrots, g...  Read Full »

I am having problems with bowel control. Please assist.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been facing issues with fecal incontinence. I am unable to control stools. I also have irregularity in passing stools. It is like, the moment I feel like going to the toilet, I get heavy pain inside my stomach and after which I am unable to control stool movement. There is a...  Read Full »

Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The condition which you have mentioned might be due to constipation. Constipation causes hard stool impaction and around which soft liquid stool percolates. Advice: Take syrup Piclin 5mL twice a day for 3 days. Also take Methylcellulose husk 3 spoons twice a day. Dr...  Read Full »

I am having constipation for last two months even after taking Cremaffin . Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30-year-old male. I am having constipation for the last two months. Currently, I am taking Triphala and sometimes warm water in the morning. I have high blood sugar levels. Also,I take Cremaffin twice or thrice a week. I just walk and exercise. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. Usually, chronic constipation results from inadequate fiber or fluid intake or other disordered colonic transit. You mentioned that you have high blood sugar levels too. Above mentioned Triphala powder does work ...  Read Full »

Could you please interpret my reports and tell me if I have IBS or any other disease?

Query: Hello doctor,For the past seven days, I feel that there is a change in my bowel habits. According to the Bristol chart, I think my stool structure may be a type 3 to 5. I pass my stool quite comfortably every morning. But, after this, when I pass stools during the day, I have to use some force. I do...  Read Full »

Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The symptoms you have raised do not seem abnormal. Stool frequency can normally vary from three times a day to thrice a week. A good defecation in the morning is definitely a healthy sign. Any passage of stool during the rest of the day depends only on the stimulus ...  Read Full »

My digestive issue is not resolving despite treatment. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from digestive problems since 15 years. I take Pantin L capsule everyday. But, no relief. I am very nervous. I took treatment with many doctors, but no relief.  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are having digestion problems since many years. For that, first rule out hypothyroidism by serum TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) estimation. USG abdomen scan is advisable to rule out any organic cause if present. You can include more fiber in the diet. Take gr...  Read Full »

I am not able to pass stools. What can be done for constipation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am not getting the stool from three days and because of this, I am not able to eat food from three days. What is the reason behind this? Which disease symptom is that? What is the possible medical treatment for it?  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You seem to be suffering from absolute constipation. If you are not even able to pass flatus, then you need evaluation for intestinal obstruction. I would advise you following: 1. To get a thyroid function test done as hypothyroidism might be the cause behind consti...  Read Full »

How to provide nutritious food to my 10-year-old child?

Query: Hi doctor, My child is 10 years old. As a parent, I want to know how nutrition would help in promoting healthy digestion in children. How does hydration help in this process? What is the importance of taking dietary fiber in a child's diet? How do probiotics help in improving digestive health in chi...  Read Full »

Dr. Albana Greca

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Promoting healthy digestion in children is crucial for their overall well-being and development. Here is how nutrition plays a role in supporting digestive health in children: 1. Hydration: Adequate hydration is essential for maintaining health...  Read Full »

Is aloe vera juice good for hemorrhoids?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from hemorrhoids. It is not an ongoing case. It just happened due to severe constipation. Apart from medicine, which is better for external hemorrhoids? Is it Aloe vera gel or lemon juice? Is there a good painkiller for such situation? I tried Panadol and it worked fine, bu...  Read Full »

Dr. Naresh Kumar M.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have reviewed all the data you have provided. In order to alleviate the symptoms of hemorrhoids, it is important to keep the stools soft and reduce pressure on the affected area. Including foods that are rich in dietary fiber is crucial, as fiber adds bulk to the st...  Read Full »

Are my constipation and blocked urination interlinked?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30 year old male. I generally have constipation problem. Mostly, I use some laxatives or aryuvedic churnas to clear constipation. Whenever I have constipation, I feel my urine is blocked. I drink plenty of water daily. Also, I used to consume lots of water before going to bed. Earl...  Read Full »

Dr. Erioli Braholli

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Chronic constipation is a challenging issue that significantly impacts one's quality of life and often lacks a definitive solution. Besides adopting a watery diet, managing it may involve the periodic use of bowel enemas and continuous reliance on laxatives. If you ca...  Read Full »

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