Constipation complications

Complications could include:

  • Hemorrhoids, also called piles, are swollen veins located around the anus or in the lower rectum. Internal hemorrhoids develop within the anus; external hemorrhoids develop outside of the anus. Of the two forms, external hemorrhoids are the most c...
  • Rectal bleeding is a common problem, often caused by constipation, anal fissures or hemorrhoids. It can be an indication of serious occult disease and should be evaluated by a physician.
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Rectal bleeding is blood coming from the anus at the end of the digestive tract and may be associated with stools or bowel movements or seen in the toilet bowl or on toilet paper. Rectal hemorrhage, bleeding...
  • Bowel incontinence is a loss of bowel control that results in involuntary fecal elimination. Injury to the pelvic muscles, lower end of the intestine, muscles in the anus, or the nervous system can cause this.
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