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What's the longest a person can go without moving their bowels?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: A long time

There is a case on record of a person with 136 pounds of fecal matter. You can go for many days if you eat little.
You can increase the time if the contents of your bowel are not irritating. For most, eventually, you will have to get rid of the stuff.

In brief: A long time

There is a case on record of a person with 136 pounds of fecal matter. You can go for many days if you eat little.
You can increase the time if the contents of your bowel are not irritating. For most, eventually, you will have to get rid of the stuff.
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