A 41-year-old member asked:
Could a person die from severe constipation for 2 weeks?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
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.
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Last updated Jul 5, 2018
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