Constipation is an atypical condition in which bowel movements take place less frequently than what is normal for you. Every person has differences in their normal, regular pattern of bowel movements, but constipation can be freely defined as having fewer than three bowel movements per week..
Constipation may be accompanied by other symptoms, which differ depending on the original disease, disorder or condition.
Symptoms of digestive tract constipation include:
- Abdominal cramping or pain
- Abdominal swelling, bloating or distention
- Change in bowel habits
- Fecal incontinence
- Flatulence, gas or indigestion
- Full bowel sensation
- Leaking of small amounts of liquid stool without having a full bowel movement
- Nausea and vomiting
- Rectal pain or burning
- Straining during bowel movement
- Other symptoms that may occur with constipation
- Constipation may accompany symptoms related to other body systems including:
- Flu-like symptoms (fatigue, fever, sore throat, headache, cough, aches, and pains)
- Poor appetite
- Stress or anxiety
- Unexplained weight loss
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