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A 41-year-old member asked:

Could a person die from severe constipation for 2 weeks?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 45 years experience
No: Unlikely. The body will still try to evacuate wastes it will just be harder. Try increasing the fluid intake in your diet. Fresh fruits, vegetables, fibre, cereals also help.
Last updated Jul 5, 2018
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