DocuSol® Kids - Child Constipation symptoms, signs & relief
Signs and Symptoms of Child Constipation
The most common symptom of constipation in children is infrequent bowel movements. Diagnostic criteria for pediatric constipation is commonly defined as less than three bowel movements per week, and many constipated children also suffer with fecal incontinence as well.3
Children with constipation may have stools that are hard, dry, and difficult or painful to pass. Other symptoms include:
- Several days without a normal bowel movement
- Stools that look like pebbly rabbit droppings.
- Routinely strain to pass hard stools.
- Abdominal pain, such as stomachaches, cramping, or nausea.
- Soiling of underwear.
- Reduced appetite.
- Irritable behavior.
- Abdominal bloating/pain
Here is a helpful chart to understanding stool type and consistency:
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