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Treatment of Chronic Constipation in Children

Getting your child moving may help to get the bowels moving, too. Encourage your child to get regular exercise. Walk to school, ride bikes, play soccer or basketball. Limit television, computer and video game time to one hour per day in younger children and two hours for older kids.

In addition to the recommendations above, some medications may be necessary.

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