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TMI question about stool adult content

What can cause constipation and hard stools when a person eats a balanced diet with a lot of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, etc. and drinks between 4 and 10 cups of water a day?

 
Mrs.BAT

Asked by Mrs.BAT at 12:14 AM on Feb. 26, 2011 in Health

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Answers (5)
  • Do you (or the person in question) take an iron supplement? That can cause those symptoms.
    judimary

    Answer by judimary at 12:16 AM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • No iron supplement that I know of.
    Mrs.BAT

    Comment by Mrs.BAT (original poster) at 12:17 AM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • baby formula, hemorrhoids, medications, illnesses. Also sometimes a kid will hold in their stool and then becomes constipated as a result. They usually hold it in when they are afraid to go. Mostly afraid of it hurting.

    SweetLoveofMine

    Answer by SweetLoveofMine at 12:24 AM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • Thyroid problems
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 8:20 AM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • Don't know
    1Angeland3Girls

    Answer by 1Angeland3Girls at 4:55 PM on Feb. 26, 2011

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