Symptoms of Constipation

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The main symptoms of constipation are: 

Person with constipation in the toilet

Difficulty defecating. 

Hard stools due to constipation

Hard faeces. 

Woman with tummy ache next to the WC

Feeling of incomplete evacuation after defecating. 

Intestine with a plug causing constipation

Feeling of obstruction when defecating. 

Circular hand motions on the belly

Need for manual assistance when defecating. 

Less than three stools

Less than three full evacuations per week. 

Substantiated information by:

Faust Feu Caballé
Francesc Balaguer Prunes
Sabela Carballal Ramil

Published: 21 July 2020
Updated: 21 July 2020

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