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Take the Constipation Quiz

Find out more about constipation by taking this quiz.

1. Your healthcare provider may diagnose constipation if you have fewer than 3 bowel movements a week.
2. Certain medicines can cause constipation.
3. What you eat has no effect on constipation.
4. Healthy teeth are helpful for preventing constipation.
5. Drinking enough water is important to prevent constipation.
6. Laxatives are safe to use.
7. You should try for a bowel movement every day.
Online Medical Reviewer: Lehrer, Jenifer, MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Sather, Rita, RN
Online Medical Reviewer: Turley, Raymond Kent, BSN MSN RN
Date Last Reviewed: 5/1/2021
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