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Constipation

Constipation is when you no longer have regular bowel movements.

This can be due to your illness, side effects of medication, low activity or changes in your eating and drinking patterns.

Seek treatment as soon as you notice problems, as it can lead to pain and discomfort. It may also be a sign of bowel obstruction, which must be treated quickly.