Medical Conditions Associated with Constipation

Some medical conditions associated with constipation can include1-4 :

  • Anal fissures
    Shallow, thin, often painful ulcers of the anal canal.
  • Hemorrhoids
    Abnormal enlargements of veins in the anal area.
  • Rectocele
    Forward bulging or displacement of the rectum into the vagina.

Colace® Capsules may be able to help with occasional constipation associated with a medical condition.

References

  1. Constipation. The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC). National Institutes of Health. http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/digestive-diseases/constipation/Documents/Constipation_508.pdf. Accessed May 2016.
  2. Understanding Constipation. American Gastroenterological Association. http://www.gastro.org/info_for_patients/2013/6/6/understanding-constipation. Accessed May 2016.
  3. Vargas, HD. Constipation Expanded Version. American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. https://www.fascrs.org/patients/disease-condition/constipation-expanded-version. Accessed May 2016.
  4. Speranza JR. Rectocele Expanded Information. American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. https://www.fascrs.org/patients/disease-condition/rectocele-expanded-information. Accessed May 2016.