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Having a bowel moment anywhere from three times a week to three times a day is generally considered within the healthy range. Most commonly, though, constipation is said to occur when you have fewer than three bowel movements in a week. Other signs and symptoms of constipation include: having lumpy, hard, dry stool that's difficult to pass, straining to pass stool, feeling like you still need to go after you have a bowel movement (like you haven't fully emptied your bowels), feeling like there's a blockage in the intestines or rectum, pain or bloating in the abdomen, reduced appetite, sluggishness or lethargy, passing fewer than three stools a week, having lumpy or hard stools, feeling as though there's a blockage in your rectum that prevents bowel movements, needing help to empty your rectum, such as using your hands to press on your abdomen and using a finger to remove stool from your rectum.
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