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After how many days would it be dangerous to have severe constipation?

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Dr. Stephan Wicky
Radiology
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In brief: One week

Bowel movement can be very variable.
Usually it is still consider as normal when it is down to once a week. Stool softeners are very helpful to regulate bowel movement as well as diet rich in fibers. In old people, fecaloma (stool impaction in the distal large bowel) may require evacuation.

In brief: One week

Bowel movement can be very variable.
Usually it is still consider as normal when it is down to once a week. Stool softeners are very helpful to regulate bowel movement as well as diet rich in fibers. In old people, fecaloma (stool impaction in the distal large bowel) may require evacuation.
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