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Is calcium constipating?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Can be depending on dosage and other issues with diet.

In brief: Yes

Can be depending on dosage and other issues with diet.
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Calcium can cause constipation.
One of the symptoms of hypercalcemia (high calcium in blood) is constipation.

In brief: Yes

Calcium can cause constipation.
One of the symptoms of hypercalcemia (high calcium in blood) is constipation.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Robert Lang
Calcium supplements can also cause constipation. If they are needed, take some magnesium with it.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes. But...

All calcium can constipate, but calcium citrate is less so than calcium carbonate!

In brief: Yes. But...

All calcium can constipate, but calcium citrate is less so than calcium carbonate!
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