Find out what may be causing constipation. Find out what may be causing constipation.

Constipation (5 min)

This consultation can help you learn more about what may be causing your constipation. Constipation can include too few bowel movements (fewer than 3 a week), straining or a feeling of blockage when you try to pass a stool, and hard stools. If you're not sure how often you're having bowel movements, try keeping a diary of your bowel symptoms.

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