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Constipation is both a symptom and a cause of POP. Constipation is an insidious indicator of POP issues, both past and present. To say all we want to do is poop normally is an. Chronic constipation. Back/pelvic pain.

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Your constipation has lasted more than 2 weeks. The size, shape, and consistency of your stool has changed dramatically. Your doctor may recommend some tests to find the cause of your constipatio. The causes of abdominal pain and constipation are varied. Some broad segments of causes include your lifestyle, medications you’re taking, and medical conditions.

Many factors can dispose a person to constipation. Some can easily be prevented by changing habits and lifestyle (although the role of lifestyle factors may not be as important as once thought). Often, the cause has to do with physiological problems or diseases. Following are the more common causes of constipation.

When the prolapse pulls the bladder downward, it bends the ureter (the tube through which urine exits the body). As a result, you might have trouble urinating fully. “It’s like bending a garden hose,” Dr. Wakamatsu says. Likewise, if the prolapse pulls the rectum downward, it can cause constipation.

Both can cause cramping, weight loss, bloody stools, and other health problems. Chronic diarrhea is a common symptom of both. However constipation can be a problem too. In ulcerative coliti. In other cases, constipation and back pain may both be symptoms of another health issue.

For instance, irritable bowel syndrome can cause both constipation and backaches, even. According to WebMD here are the symptoms of constipation: Straining during a bowel movement more than 25% of the time; Hard stools more than 25% of the time; Incomplete evacuation more than 25% of the time; Two or fewer bowel movements in a week. Why constipation causes UTI.

Here are three main reasons why constipation. Common causes of constipation are dehydration, a lack of physical activity, and a poor diet — for example, not eating enough fiber. Stress can also lead to constipation.

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The most common causes of constipation are laxative habit, diets high in refined carbohydrates and low in fiber, change in daily habits or environment, drug use, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and painful defecation due to a local anorectal problem.

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Conditions such as obesity, pregnancy, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), small intestinal bacteria overgrowth (SIBO), or celiac disease can also contribute to secondary constipation and should be considered in clinicians addressing the problem (Barco et al, 2015).

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Etiology Common causes of constipation are insufficient intake of fluid or dietary fiber, lack of physical activity, irritable bowel syndrome, and diverticulitis.

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The following changes related to aging or chronic illness increase the risk for constipation: decreased abdominal muscle tone, inactivity, immobility, inadequate fluid intake, inadequate dietary bulk, disease conditions, medications, dependence on laxatives or enemas, and various environmental conditions.

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Mechanical small and large bowel obstruction, medications, and systemic illnesses can cause constipation, and these causes of secondary constipation must be excluded, especially in patients presenting with a new onset of constipation (see Table 18-4).

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Recent research finds irritable bowel syndrome and constipation as independent risk factors for POP, but other studies have not found an association with constipation.

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Common causes of constipation are insufficient intake of fluid or dietary fiber, lack of physical activity, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and diverticulitis.

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Lifestyle and dietary factors can contribute to the genesis of constipation: insufficient fibre and fluid intake, immobility of any cause, and insufficient response to the normal defaecation reflex.

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Dehydration causes a small, dry, hard stool that may irritate the colon, causing spasm, or may fail to stimulate normal colonic motility.

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The most common causes of constipation are low-fiber diet, lack of physical activity, not taking in enough fluid, and delaying going to the bathroom when the urge to have a bowel movement is felt (Box 19-1).

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  • Whenever I go to toilet I can’t pop properly. There is lots of thought come in my mind like someone is looking me or he/she gonna knock the door,… That’s why my pop won’t come.
    Help me

  • thank you so much thank you so much for this education i have server constipation i dont no why i just had a colon oscopy my gastro dr say i have
    a good colon i had only one polyp but i also had atrophic gastritis and a geasophical web im a nemia for yrs i have no innergy some times my iron an b 12 an vitaman d all get low at times i dot no why i get this constipation i dont no why but i wasnt always like this i use too have real long and smooth stools
    some times 3 to 4 times in one day when i get my periods, my constipations started about 6 yrs ago with pre to full menopause is when it started. how to make it stop dr how to make it stop.

  • Cute animation but I have a question regarding to liquids or especially water do I have to drink 8 glasses all at once after eating?

  • I’m on the toilet crying too it’s like stuck right there at the outlet going compartment they I would like for them to put me to sleep and just take it out hey aman

  • Here I’ll tell you something if you ever feel you can’t push shit out your blocked up take 6 laxative chocolate pieces and fuck… You will feel the thunder

  • I don’t know if I’m constipated or what…..I go to pass stool and it comes out but then feels like it’s blocked and more is up there. I’m also going less than I used to. I’m passing stool twice a day maximum

  • I eat plenty of fibre, drink SO MUCH water my pee is clear, and I average 20k steps a day as well as exercise. I still have to take so many prescribed laxatives or I don’t go. I have got a redundant colon and short of surgery to remove the excess; I don’t know what I can do:(

  • My son had a problem with constipation, now we are giving him products of Planet Ayurvedasuch as Vara Churna or Triphala Powder. This has proved very beneficial for him.

  • I’ve had an issue where it feels like the sphincter doesn’t open up like it should on one side. I don’t understand what’s going on in there. But it’s getting pretty bad. I’m concerned.

  • I’ve been constipated since May 2020…I’ve taken laxatives 2 times this July and August and it freaking work but after I stopped taking laxatives (which is also not good if you always take them) my day is always inside that toilet! and hey I cry when they come out because it hurts so bad you’ll just say this to yourself “GIVING BIRTH IS MORE PAINFUL BUDDY”…..

  • This is glorious, I been tryin to find out about “how to cure constipation” for a while now, and I think this has helped. Have you heard people talk about Qaneah Neynna Takeover (just google it )? Ive heard some super things about it and my friend got amazing success with it.

  • So I’ve dealt with constipation off and on for a long time. And it seems to be accompanied by really sharp abdominal pains localized around my right hip? Yeah, any clue as to what that might be about? (After a nasty bought of constipation, or even if I don’t get constipated but just slow down a little it can hurt, and then stay sore for a few days afterward.)

  • My grandpa always said “eat lots of mellow greens and that should loosen up those hard brown logs” but in spite of this information, we always had problems flushing his fecals down the toilet. Last week by accident he lost his wrist watch down the toilet bowl along with a giant brown, gooey ‘responder’.

  • my poop is LITERALLY in tHeRe and ITS LIKE A STONE AND it’s IN ANOTHER DIRECTION AND I CANT PoOp. I didn’t SlEEp ToDay please heLp me ive struggling for 4 days to geT THis thing out I’m in pain ); I miss reliving like before ); I only eat vitamin d that’s the only pill

  • Ok so I have been dealing with constipation the past 5 days and I’m kinda hesitant about some things maybe you guys can help me, I do take laxatives and I actually do go to the toilet and poop (not a lot) but there is that one piece that isnt coming out so my mom investigated it and to told it’s like a pimple in your bum but at the same I can’t believe cuz I kinda feel like its blocking some of my poop, can someone pls tell me who’s right?

  • So you telling me…..all i had to do was straighten my posture on the toilet and my poop would come out?

    I SPENT 4 HOURS ON THE TOILET FOR NOTHING

  • I drink warm water throughout the day then also I feel constipation and I go to washroom once in a week, really hard problem of constipation.

  • diarrhea with constipation? is what I have, help!?! and Im vegan whole fruit and veggie not processed food. Im lucky to go once a day. Im having an endoscopy and colonoscopy and I work out

  • GUYS! This is from a professional in getting constipation (since I was 3 I would get it constantly) so here is some tips.

    1. RECOGNIZE IT EARLY, I used to go without pooping for 2 months, IT WAS HELL to say the least, it feels like your toes are full of poo as well. So if you have gone past when usually poop (it’s different for everyone I know some go as late as once a week mines usually 1-2 days) you probably are constipated
    2. Eat fiber! Fiber helps with poo. It can help and prevent future constipation.
    3. Often I find that drinking water doesn’t actually HELP pushing put the turd, but it helps prevent, so I don’t honestly recommend water
    4. GET A SQUATY POTTY. They help you get in the pooping position that helps it come out easier, I swear by them a LOT
    5. LAXATIVES AND STOOL SOFTNERS DON’T WORK ON EVERYONE. I’ve tried stool softeners and laxatives EVERY TIME I’ve had constipation (more then 10 times I’ve had constipation). They have not worked.
    6. MAGNESIUM MIGHT WORK. I have used a magnesia drink with constipation and it worked pretty good!
    7. TRY VASELINE. Now this might sound really gross and stuff, but putting some Vaseline between your cheeks (you know what cheeks constipated peeps). It can help the poo slide out. I’ve tried it. But It doesn’t work EVERY time!
    8. SUPPOSITORIES I SWEAR BY EVERY TIME. if you have done everything you can try a suppository. THEY WORK IN 15-30 WAS MINUTES. Look up how to use them if you don’t know how.
    9. Somtimes, nothing will work for you, you just gotta push and scream it out. I did it just now, it hurt really bad it felt like I was giving birth to a 30 pound poo. But it came out. I RECOMMEND TAKING A BATH AFTER THIS CAUSE YOUR BUTT WILL REALLY BE SORE AND HURT! The bath often helps with the pain

    I really hope these tips might work for you and reply of they did constipated peeps! If they didn’t you can reply to that too and maybe say what DID work and I might add that too <3

  • I swear I literally got constipated once every week it’s awful I’m sitting on the toilet watching this right now and it just came out �� from now on I’m gunna eat healthy bc I swear it’s what I’m eating I eat to much lol

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  • [ Find out the reason why you got constipation? ]

    1. is it because of low fiber diet [ or ]
    2. is it because of low intake of water [ or ]
    3. is it because of medicational side effects
    [ or ]
    4. is it because of any intestinal bowel disease.

    [ symptoms of constipation ]

    1. bulging stomach, stomach discomfort
    2. pooping not regularly
    3. bloating or hard to pass gas
    4. hard stool

    [ constipation may cause ]

    1. pain while pooping
    2. bloody motions
    3. hard stool
    [ Due to hard stool, a crack happens in the
    anus, so you feel bloody motion]

    [ Tips to fight constipation ]

    1. Take high fiber diet

    1. Eat apple with peel
    2. Eat carrot or drink carrot juice
    3. Eat fruits
    4. Eat green leafy vegetables
    5. Drink Oat meal
    6. Drink more water

    2. Some anxiety or depression or some
    other medicines also causes constipation
    ask ur doctor what to do
    Whether to stop or change of medication

    3. poor bathroom habits also causes
    constipation

    if u are resisting yourself not going to
    bathroom then u have chance to get
    constipation

    4. any bowel related issues also causes
    constipation

    Be healthy, stay fit, stay strong

  • I lost like 25 pounds in 2 months and im only 15, my stomach hurts every night and only at night, i have a bowel movement every day, some times its long and smooth but sometimes is in ball shape. Im actually scared i might die because i heard if its not treated in time it can become life threatining and ive been eating tons more fiber and drinking tons more water and my stomach lain hasnt gone away for 2 months