What are some of the complications of constipation?

Updated: Mar 30, 2020
  • Author: Marc D Basson, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Other complications of constipation may include the following:

  • Fecal impaction

  • Bowel obstruction

  • Stercoral ulceration/perforation

  • Megacolon

  • Volvulus

  • Rectal prolapse

  • Urinary retention

  • Fistula in ano

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