Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Constipation in Adults
If the path out of your rectum is partly blocked due to your anatomy, you are likely to have some specific symptoms relating to your constipation.
Do have any of the following symptoms?
Bowel movements happen more easily if you push your fingers into your vagina or against the skin near your rectum
Solid stool (either soft or hard) remains in your rectum after a bowel movement
You may need to use your finger to remove stool from your rectum
You may need to position yourself on the toilet in unconventional ways in order to have a bowel movement
You have sensation of a blockage in your rectum during bowel movements
You have urges to have bowel movements (felt in your pelvis) that do not lead to successful passing of stool.
- Abdomen and Pelvis
- See also
- Acid Reflux Treatment
- Blood in the Urine in Men
- Causes of Impotence
- Colon Cancer Screening
- Constipation in Adults
- Difficulty Passing Urine
- Intestinal Gas Guide
- Loss of Control of Urine in Men
- Lumps or Pain Within the Scrotum
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Painful or Frequent Urination in Men
- Penis Pain, Sores, Discharge or Lumps
- Rectal Bleeding
- Rectal Pain or Itching
- Recurring Abdominal Pain
- Sexual Problems in Men
- Treatment of Impotence
- Understanding New and Severe Abdominal Pain
- Understanding PSA
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