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    When to Call a Doctor About Digestive Problems

    Call your health care provider if you have any of the following digestive symptoms:

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    Water: A Fluid Way to Manage Constipation

    Chronic constipation -- when you can’t poop -- is a common digestive problem. You might have considered over-the-counter laxatives to “get things moving,” but you can do plenty to manage chronic constipation without taking medicine. One of the simplest ways is to drink plenty of fluids every day, eat dietary fiber, and exercise.

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    Reviewed by William Blahd, MD on September 07, 2014

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