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High Fibre Diet

About "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.

Related Terms: Constipation, Avoid Constipation, Sitz Bath, Increase Water Intake, Exercises, Lactulose, Anal Fissure

Recently Answered Questions


What are some good stool softeners available to avoid constipation?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 41 years old, male having severe constipation. The stool is very hard. Hence difficulty passing it. Please suggest some good stool softener. Tablet form would be preferred. Any other medicine?  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode
Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For that, you should eat high fiber diet like fruits, apple, banana, oranges, green leafy vegetables like spinach, raw cucumber. Avoid smoking if any, refined food, fatty, and oily food. You should have plenty of fluids and regular exercises. Lifestyle modifications ...  Read Full »
 
I am diagnosed with external anal fissure. Please let me know the remedy for this.
Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with an external anal fissure. Initially, I was prescribed Hydrocortisone cream and Lidocaine/ Nifedipine gel. This did give me some relief, but not completely healed the fissure. Later, I was prescribed the Ciplox-TZ tablet with the SN plus 15 along with Duphalac Fibr...  Read Full »
Dr. Datta Ram Udayagiri
Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have probably got a recurrence of anal fistula.Please do as follows: High-fiber diet and laxatives. This can help prevent future recurrence too. Sitz bath is very effective. Do it as many times as possible. I have no idea about cow ghee, but sitz bath works w...  Read Full »
 
Can a small anal fissure be healed by medicine?
Query: Hello doctor,My father is suffering from a small anal fissure. Can it be healed by medicine?  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode
Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The first thing to promote healing is stool should be soft. For that, he should eat high fiber diet like fruits apple, banana, oranges, green leafy vegetables like spinach, raw cucumber. Avoid smoking, refined food, fatty and oily food. He should have plenty of fluid...  Read Full »
 
How can hemorrhoids be treated?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 47-year-old female. I have hemorrhoids that are really causing me pain these days. Can you suggest me any over-the-counter creams or medications? Do I really need to see a doctor?  Read Full »
Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If it is an external hemorrhoid or if thrombosed or thrombophlebitis, it may cause pain. Eat a high-fiber diet. Avoid spicy food and alcohol. Do regular exercise and drink plenty of water. Use syrup Lactulose 30 ml at night. If symptoms have not improved please cons...  Read Full »
 
I am having symptom of piles. What has to be done further?
Query: Hello doctor,I am having a symptom of piles. Please advise what has to be done further.  Read Full »
Dr. Abeer
General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For piles, lifestyle changes need to be done to avoid constipation as it aggravates the pain of piles. Consume high fiber diet like oatmeal, vegetables, and fruits, husk powder in yogurt. Avoid constipation causing food like banana, rice. For treatment of piles, examina...  Read Full »
 
I have sharp shooting pains in my rectum. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20 year old female and ever since last night, I have been experiencing sharp shooting pains in my lower abdomen and my rectum. It hurts to walk, sit, cough and even lay down. I had the shakes when I first had the pain last night. I tried to poop last night but it hurt too bad. ...  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode
Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It appears you have a fissure. First thing is, your stool should be soft. For that, you should eat a high-fiber diet like fruits (apple, banana, oranges), green leafy vegetables (like spinach), and raw cucumber. Avoid smoking, refined food, fatty and oily food. Yo...  Read Full »
 
I have extreme pain with a bulb like protrusion from anus. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I am male, 51 years old. I have diabetes (type 2), high blood pressure, medicines are controlling it all. Have two herniated discs, neck and back. The problem is anal issues for the last few weeks. Extreme pain. Worst in life. It feels like a hot knife slicing me down there. Sometimes...  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode
Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It appears you have a fissure. The first thing is your stool should be soft. For that, you should eat high fiber diet like fruits, apple, banana, oranges, green leafy vegetables like spinach, raw cucumber. Avoid smoking, refined food, fatty, and oily food. You shoul...  Read Full »
 
Why is there increasing amounts of mucus in the feces?
Query: Hi doctor, My 77-year-old wife has had constipation issues all her life. This coupled with IBS that generally results in at best small balls of feces. This is day five of no real bowel movement. She had a total knee replacement nine months ago and para-esophageal hiatal hernia repair. Early on use ...  Read Full »
Dr. Noushif M
Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The mucus usually results from prolonged constipation and has nothing to worry. She needs to take measures to avoid constipation. Have a high fiber diet. Avoid constipating foods. Take 2 to 3 liters of water daily. You can have low dose laxatives like Cremaffin (Liquid...  Read Full »
 
What are the tests to undertake in case of mild fatty liver?
Query: Hello doctor, My wife is under Ayurveda medicine for a hip labrum tear. She had an ultrasound done as a part of some checkup. The finding is mild fatty liver. I am planning for additional blood tests. Could you please recommend the needed tests. She is nonalcoholic. Also, let me know if this is som...  Read Full »
Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey
Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. A mild fatty liver is a common finding and generally does not warrant any further investigations because it will improve with a high-fiber diet, fresh fruits and regular exercise such as brisk walking for 40 minutes five days a week. If you wa...  Read Full »
 
What causes shooting pain in the anus and how to treat it?
Query: Hello doctor, For the past one month, I get a shooting pain in my anus, or maybe rectum. It only happens when I am sitting down or laying down. The pain usually lasts a couple of seconds and every other day it happens. I have also have been pooping small balls, not the normal poop. Is it the r...  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode
Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It appears you have a fissure and there is a damage to your tract due to hard stools. Your stool should be soft. For that, you should eat a high-fiber diet like fruits (apple, banana, oranges), green leafy vegetables (spinach), and raw cucumber. Avoid smoking, refi...  Read Full »
 


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