Constipation is a condition in which you have fewer than three bowel movements per week; stools that are hard or dry, stools that are difficult or painful to pass; or a feeling that not all stool has passed. Constipation is usually preventable or treatable.
Stools that are lumpy, dry, or hard and are difficult or painful to pass
Feeling like there's a blockage in your rectum preventing you from having bowel movements
You have the feeling that you are unable to completely empty your stool.
Needing help to empty your rectum, whether by pressing your hands on your abdomen or removing the stool with your finger.
Constipation can occur for a variety of reasons, including when stool moves too slowly through the colon. The slower food moves through the digestive tract, the more water the colon absorbs and the harder the stool become.
Constipation can occur when a person poops less than three times per week.
Constipation can be caused by a blockage in the large intestine. In this situation, a person will require immediate medical treatment. Other times, it could simply be a lack of fiber or water.
Constipation on its own can be unpleasant, but it is usually not life-threatening.
It can become a problem, however, if it is a symptom of a more serious underlying condition, such as colorectal cancer, or if it begins to cause further damage.
Doctors use your medical and family history when performing any surgery on your digestive tract.
If anyone in your family has a history of chronic constipation.
A physical exam will be performed to assess your heart rate, blood pressure, and temperature.
Listen to sounds in your abdomen with a stethoscope.
Conduct a rectal examination.
Endoscopic examinations of your anus, rectum, and colon may also be performed by your doctor.
He may also recommend that you undergo additional bowel function tests, such as Defaecography (to determine how well you can hold and release stool) and Anorectalmanometry (to know how well your sphincter muscles work).
Women, particularly during pregnancy or after childbirth
People who eat a little less fiber
People who take certain medications or dietary supplements NIH external link
People with specific health problems, such as functional gastrointestinal disorders
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