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Is a condition in which you typically have:

fewer than three bowel movements a week bowel movements with stools that are hard, dry, and small, making them painful or difficult to pass

Some people think they are constipated if they don’t have a bowel movement every day. However, people can have different bowel movement patterns. Some people may have three bowel movements a day. Other people may only have three bowel movements a week.

Constipation most often lasts for only a short time and is not dangerous.


- Not enough fiber in the diet

- Lack of physical activity (especially in the elderly)

- Medications

- Milk

- Irritable bowel syndrome

- Changes in life or routine such as pregnancy, ageing, and travel

- Abuse of laxatives

- Ignoring the urge to have a bowel movement

- Dehydration

- Specific diseases or conditions, such as stroke (most common)

- Problems with the colon and rectum

- Problems with intestinal function (chronic idiopathic constipation)


Passing fewer than three stools a week

Having lumpy or hard stools

Straining to have bowel movements

Feeling as though there's a blockage in your rectum that prevents bowel movements

Feeling as though you can't completely empty the stool from your rectum

Needing help to empty your rectum, such as using your hands to press on your abdomen and using a finger to remove stool from your rectum

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