Some of the common symptoms of opioid-induced constipation are hard and dry stools, painful defecation
, bloating, distention and bulged abdomen, feeling lethargic, and loss of appetite.
Concerns about painful defecation
and GI symptoms such as nausea and vomiting are significant concerns for women undergoing surgery," she said.
Urgency, frequency, dysuria and hematuria may be the result of bladder irritation, and cyst distention may cause perinealperianal or suprapubic pain, hemospermia, post-coital discomfort or painful defecation
Bezoar patients may present with a history of ingestion of sand, constipation, and recurrent episodes of abdominal pain that may result in significantly painful defecation
, which is an important indication for the diagnosis of lithobezoars.
Other presenting complaints include pruritus, painful defecation
, incontinence and diarrhoea.
These treatments can lead to impotence, incontinence when surgery is used, and if radiation is given, it can cause painful defecation
or chronic diarrhea.
Constipation signs include fewer than three bowel movements or one or more episodes of stool incontinence per week, passing of stools so large that they obstruct the toilet, retentive posturing (withholding behavior), and painful defecation
Whatever the cause, fissures that do not respond to conservative treatment usually require surgery for relief of the painful defecation
and rectal bleeding that characterize the condition.
Radiation therapy side effects include chronic diarrhea and painful defecation
In children with anogenital condyloma, the presence of symptoms such as itching, burning, or painful defecation
may point indirectly to abuse.
RP can be acute, occurring within weeks of initiation of therapy, or can occur months or years after treatment, and symptoms include diarrhea, nausea, cramps, urgency, mucus discharge and painful defecation
In each follow-up interview, information was collected including how often parents asked or reminded the child to use the potty, the presence and frequency of constipation or painful defecation
and information on toilet training behaviors.