Constipation

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Constipation

Constipation is a common condition that affects people of all ages.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Constipation
  • Abdominal pain
  • Unable to completely empty bowels
  • Stomach cramps
  • Bloated stomach

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Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome ( IBS) is a common, long-term condition of the digestive system.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Bloated stomach
  • Abdominal pain after eating
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Passing excessive wind

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Typhoid fever

Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection that can spread throughout the body, affecting many organs.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • High temperature

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Under-active Thyroid

An underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) is where your thyroid gland doesn't produce enough hormones.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Gaining weight unintentionally
  • Unusually tired
  • Constipation
  • Dry skin
  • Lower sex drive

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