7 doctors weighed in:
Is constipation common?
7 doctors weighed in

Elaine Peterson
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes, constipation is common.
Many studies report a that 12-19% of the population suffer from constipation, but as high of 27% has been reported in some studies.

In brief: Yes
Yes, constipation is common.
Many studies report a that 12-19% of the population suffer from constipation, but as high of 27% has been reported in some studies.
Elaine Peterson
Elaine Peterson
Answer assisted by Elaine Peterson, Medical Student
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Dr. Peter Lopez
Surgery - Trauma
1 doctor agrees
In brief: The short answer is
It depends a lot on diet (low fiber and not enough water intake) and activity.

In brief: The short answer is
It depends a lot on diet (low fiber and not enough water intake) and activity.
Dr. Peter Lopez
Dr. Peter Lopez
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