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Is constipation common?

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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
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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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