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The Curious Case Of The Man Who Spent His Entire 22-Year-Long Life Constipated And Ultimately Needed To Have 30 Inches Of His Colon Removed

When the man was admitted to the hospital, he was in so much pain that he could barely speak. He was having trouble breathing and was only able to issue weak moans. He reported having suffered from constipation his whole life.

He frequently used laxatives, but they did little to relieve his constipation. His parents were aware of his struggles with going to the bathroom, yet they never deemed his condition serious enough to seek medical attention for it.

Never underestimate the importance of fiber! And if you’re the parent of a child with regular constipation, don’t ignore it. Bring them to the doctor to get it checked out.

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