Can constipation affect any age group?
Although constipation is more commonly seen in the elderly, it can affect anyone, at any age. Young children often get constipation; this usually passes when they drink more water and eat foods with more dietary fiber.
Author: Karen McCloskey
First answered: 22 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 17 Oct 2018
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