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Constipation in pregnancy: Constipation in pregnancy is defined as either emptying the bowels less frequently, or difficulty passing a bowel movement which is harder and drier than usual. See detailed information below for a list of 11 causes of Constipation in pregnancy, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Constipation in pregnancy:
Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Defecation symptoms (2383 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes)
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