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What happens if your food doesnt come out the other end?

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July 13, 2009 4:42PM

When the bowels fail to move, that is called constipation; if it lasts too long, the large intestine will become too full, and the internal pressure will become extremely painful. There are various medications (such as Ex-lax) designed to help you to move your bowels. You might just need more fiber in your diet, which you could obtain from a cereal containing wheat bran, for example. Fresh fruit is also recommended.