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Extra-intestinal causes of constipation: Extra-intestinal causes of constipation refers to hard or infrequent bowel movements that are caused by diseases, disorders or conditions outside the intestines. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Extra-intestinal causes of constipation, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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