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is constipation common?

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Dr. Elaine Peterson
10 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes, constipation is common. Many studies report a that 12-19% of the population suffer from constipation, but as high of 27% has been reported in some studies.
Answered on May 21, 2014
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Dr. Peter Lopez
31 years experience Trauma Surgery
The short answer is : It depends a lot on diet (low fiber and not enough water intake) and activity.
Answered on Feb 20, 2014

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