A rapid result of consuming toilet paper is the onset of digestive problems. Continued consumption is potentially dangerous due to the level of chemicals and contaminants in toilet paper.
People who eat toilet paper and who are unable to stop due to unmanageable cravings may suffer from Pica, which is the tireless consumption of substances that lack nutritional value. People who suffer from Pica are also known to consume glass, chalk, cigarette ashes, dirt and many other uncommon items. Some pregnant women are affected by this condition, which is also known to interfere with the absorption process of minerals and vitamins that the body needs.