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When Is Constipation an Emergency?  Parade

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Almost everyone gets constipated from time to time. Usually, it’s nothing to worry about and you can manage it at home. But when you’ve gone an extra-long time without pooping and are experiencing other symptoms like nausea or fever, it’s a good idea to head to the emergency room. 

Constipation is a common gastrointestinal problem, and an estimated 2.5 million people visit their doctor for the condition each year, according to Cleveland Clinic. Constipation is technically defined as having fewer than three bowel movements a week. Bowel movements may be painful, and your stools may be dry, hard, and difficult to pass. You may also feel like you need to empty your bowels. 

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