Constipation. Definition

Medical Definition: Constipation

A condition in which the stool becomes hard, dry and difficult to pass, and bowel movements do not happen very often. Other symptoms may include painful bowel movements, and bloating, discomfort and sluggishness. It is said that a person is constipated when bowel movement three times a week minimum. The most common symptoms of constipation are: hard stools, pain in the evacuate, low stool, back pain, headache and abdominal bloating.

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