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What causes constipation? 44 possible conditions

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Acute Appendicitis

Acute appendicitis is a painful inflammation of your appendix, a small sac connected to your large intestine. It is an urgent condition that must be addressed immediately. If you have appendicitis, your appendi...

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Primary Hypothyroidism

Primary hypothyroidism means your thyroid gland doesn't produce enough hormones. Learn about causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

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Abdominal Lump

An abdominal lump is a swelling or bulge that emerges from any area of the abdomen.

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Teenage Pregnancy

Teenage pregnancy is pregnancy in a woman 19 years of age or younger. A woman can get pregnant if she has vaginal sex with a man at any age after she has started having regular monthly periods. Some signs of pregnanc...

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