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How long can you live without pooping?

How long can you live without pooping?

Hard to predict!: If one starts out normal, by the end of 1 week of no pooping, bad things should start to happen. Maybe severe abdominal pains. Maybe liquid poop will leak out the anus. Then liquid poop may come up as vomiting (looks very scary). If only leaking liquid poop, and not vomiting it, he could go on for a long time if he is able to eat, maybe months. If he can't eat, maybe by week 4 he will start dying. ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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How long can I survive without water?

Depends on the : Circumstances. Usually three days will seriously affect a person. Some have survived 8-10 days. A person exposed to hot dry air may perish in less than three days. Do not try to find out! ...Read more

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How long can a person survive without sleep?

How long can a person survive without sleep?

Lack of function-72h: The record for the longest period without sleep is 18 days, 21 hours, 40 minutes during a rocking chair marathon. The record holder reported hallucinations, paranoia, blurred vision, slurred speech and memory and concentration lapses. ...Read more

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How long can you survive without air?

How long can you survive without air?

Three minute@warm te: At normal warm surrounding three minutes, but there are exceptions with very low temaratures when body goes into low metabolism and the need for oxygen is diminished in hypothermic state.Examples are drowning in cold water when people are known to survive over an hour, some people can hold theiir breath for ten minutes under waterwithout passing out. ...Read more

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How long can humans go without sleep?

How long can humans go without sleep?

Probably 16 hours: Normal humans can probably go about 16 hours without sleep before their brains and bodies start having unusual symptoms. If forced to stay awake, people can probably make it to 36 hours before extreme sleepiness sets in, but they will be acting a bit strangely. It is hard to imagine one making it past 48 hours without training and conditioning to purposely stay up longer. ...Read more

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How long can a person live without food?

How long can a person live without food?

Starvation: A starving person who is of normal weight to start and drinks fluids with some sodium and potassium can live 45-60 days without solid food, but may be comatose for the last days. Any additional sources of calories like sugars prolong survival--indeed some patients with anorexia live many months on the edge of starvation, and may ultimately die of heart rhythm problems. ...Read more

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How much time will i live without daily exercise?

How much time will i live without daily exercise?

Impossible: to quantify given all the variables involved in life expectancy, but you can certainly improve the probability of increased longevity if you lead a healthy lifestyle, which includes exercise. ...Read more

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How long can you live without thyroxine after a thyroidectomy? How long does it take to become unwell?

How long can you live without thyroxine after a thyroidectomy? How long does it take to become unwell?

Hypothyroidism: That is complex. A baby born without a thyroid can have life long severe consequences if treatment is delayed or discontinued. An elderly or compromised person might die because their body can't withstand the additional problem of hypothyroidism. If it is you, otherwise healthy, thyroid was removed you might go a while feeling hypothyroid before you were severely ill. Monitor! take medicine! ...Read more

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How long can one survive without food?

How long can one survive without food?

Depends: That depends on the person. The body must have oxygen to survive. Water/ liquid will be needed fairly soon. However the body can break down glycogen in the liver, fat and muscle to survive off when starving for food. ...Read more

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How long can someone live without food or water?

How long can someone live without food or water?

It is often quoted: As three days without water and three weeks without food. But remember, this is quite variable depending on you underlying health and environment. As in some cases it could be much longer or shorter. ...Read more

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How long can survive without knowing that you have aids?

How long can survive without knowing that you have aids?

Many years: In the days before effective treatment, the average time from infection to an aids diagnosis was 10 years. Some people progressed much faster than that, and some much slower. Everyone should get tested, so that they don't find out they're hiv-infected by getting diagnosed with aids. ...Read more

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How long can a person live if they haven't/don't poop?

How long can a person live if they haven't/don't poop?

Constipation: Constipation is defined as a bowel movement < 3x per week. Constipation is NOT necessarily dangerous but abnormal and may require treatment. It is difficult to answer your question because healthy people will eventually have a bowel movement without complications or adverse effects. ...Read more

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How long can you live without HIV medication?

How long can you live without HIV medication?

Depends: Untreated HIV usually takes about ten years from the time of infection to full blown aids and death, but there are many variations on this timeline depending on the type of virus, immune response and genetics of the patient. ...Read more

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How long can a person go without knowing they have chlamydia?

How long can a person go without knowing they have chlamydia?

A "Silent STD": I agree with dr. Killian. It is called a silent std because you can be unaware that you have it, due to lack of symptoms- all the while it is doing damage to your body. ...Read more

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How long can a cancer patient live without food?

How long can a cancer patient live without food?

many many days: Cancer patients do not die for lack of food intake. As long as they are getting some food and liquids down, no one dies for lack of being able to eat. Our bodies have enough reserve to last at least for 3-4 weeks. ...Read more

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How long could a person live without dialysis?

How long could a person live without dialysis?

Depends on residual: What is left of kidney function is called residual. It includes urine output amount and how much chemical is in that urine. Persons who have no urine output at all may not survive 2 weeks without dialysis as a general rule. Of course exceptions occur. ...Read more

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How much time can I live on dialysis?

How much time can I live on dialysis?

Life on dialysis: It is not possible to give you an definite answer. Patients on dialysis live shorter than the age-matched controls not on dialysis. A dialysis patient's life span is dependent on the patient's age at the start of dialysis and the co-morbid conditions the patient has, such as diabetes. You should ask your nephrologist (n) for an answer to your question as the n knows you the best. Good luck. ...Read more

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How much time does one normally live after tips without a liver transplant?

How much time does one normally live after tips without a liver transplant?

Many years: The TIPS is a shunt to relieve portal hypertension, performed between jugular and portal system. As stents have improved portal hypertension relieved until effect of usual cirrhotic picture causes further liver failure. Patients go 5+years or longer with TIPS ...Read more

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How long can a baby with HIV live for?

How long can a baby with HIV live for?

Very long: Properly treated there are HIV infected children now into their 20's+. The hope is that they will remain healthy on medication until cure becomes a reality. ...Read more

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How long can someone go without food before passing out?

How long can someone go without food before passing out?

Can be days or weeks: It depends on many factors such as the starting nutrition status, and if they still have water, but it is usually days or even more than 1-2 weeks, especially in a hypertensive , overweight person who still can get water. ...Read more