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Do bananas cause constipation?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: They can
I often use bananas as a natural therapy in infants to firm up their runny poo.
Along with pasta, apples, bread & some cheeses, these foods tend to slow the stool as it moves thru the intestines.The effect tends to be volume related, so a little may not constipate while a lot may.

In brief: They can
I often use bananas as a natural therapy in infants to firm up their runny poo.
Along with pasta, apples, bread & some cheeses, these foods tend to slow the stool as it moves thru the intestines.The effect tends to be volume related, so a little may not constipate while a lot may.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
In brief: Maybe
Bananas are recommended for diarrhea to calm the bowel.
I have not heard of them causing constipation.

In brief: Maybe
Bananas are recommended for diarrhea to calm the bowel.
I have not heard of them causing constipation.
Dr. Troy Reyna
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