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Constipation in children

Constipation in children is common problem. Being constipated means has infrequent bowel movements, tough or dry stools. Almost everyone goes through it at some point, although is not serious you’ll feel more better when body back on track. Data showed that 97% of children suffer from functional constipation. Functional constipation means that the bowel bladder is healthy but not working properly. It is often the result of poor dietary habits and lifestyle.

Stomach ache they may scream out, cry or complain of abdominal pain just before, during or after a bowel movement.

Soiling involuntarily empties their bowel or show stool marks in their underwear. Sometimes these symptoms are confused with diarrhea.

Stool withholding is a common problem seen in toddlers. This is when toddlers try to hold in their stool rather than passing it.

Blood in stools large or hard are painful to pass as excessively stretch the rectal muscle and cause anal fussing.

Urinary incontinence the rectum becomes enlarge and filed with hard stool, this takes up space in the pelvic cavity. This space encroaches upon prevents the bladder from properly expanding and filling itself.

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