Symptoms of Constipation

What are the Common Symptoms of Child Constipation?

  • Bowel movements that are hard, large, or dry
  • Infrequent or painful bowel movements
  • Holding bowel movements because it hurts to poop
  • Cramping belly pain
  • Relief of belly pain following a bowel movement
  • Blood in the stool due to tears or irritation of the anus
  • Anal fissures and hemorrhoids
  • Poop accidents (encopresis)
  • Stained underwear
  • Refusal to use the potty for stools