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is constipation too much water and is diarrhea too little water (dehydration in your body)? please advise!

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Dr. Wesam Yacoub
19 years experience Critical Care
No: Dehydration can result in constipation. And entirely too much water can (rarely) result in diarrhea but that's uncommon.
Answered on Jul 23, 2014

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