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Why do i always get constipated after eating oatmeal is this normal i usually eat 2 cups?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
The fiber: From the oatmeal if eaten in excess without adequate fluid intake can cause constipation. Bump your fluids to 80-100 oz daily of caffeine free/alcohol free fluids and don't overdose on fiber.

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