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What defines constipation?

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Dr. Joshua Bleier
Surgery - Colorectal
7 doctors agree

In brief: Infrequent bm

Infrequent or difficult bowel movements, usually less than one per day or two.

In brief: Infrequent bm

Infrequent or difficult bowel movements, usually less than one per day or two.
Dr. Joshua Bleier
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: For Children

I believe for children that extreme, prolonged effort associated with pain and discomfort defines constipation.
Thus not the frequency, stool consistancy, size, etc.

In brief: For Children

I believe for children that extreme, prolonged effort associated with pain and discomfort defines constipation.
Thus not the frequency, stool consistancy, size, etc.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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