Hard Stool Overview
Another name for Hard Stool is Constipation.
What is constipation?
A person with constipation has difficulty passing stool or difficulty initiating a bowel movement. Common causes of constipation include diet-related, drug side effect, irritable bowel disease, and hemorrhoids.
What are the symptoms of constipation?
Symptoms of constipation include painful bowel movements, hard stools and bowel movements that occur less often than usual. Other symptoms include abdominal swelling, abdominal pain, and the constant urge to have a bowel movement.
How does the doctor treat constipation?
Treatment for constipation includes high fiber diet, laxatives, enemas, and warm baths.
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