Some medical conditions associated with constipation can include1-4 :
- Anal fissures
Shallow, thin, often painful ulcers of the anal canal.
Abnormal enlargements of veins in the anal area.
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.
- 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.
- Understanding Constipation. American Gastroenterological Association. http://www.gastro.org/info_for_patients/2013/6/6/understanding-constipation. Accessed May 2016.
- 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.
- 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.