Associated Conditions of Constipation


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About associated conditions: Associated conditions are those which appear statistically related, but do not have a clear cause or effect relationship. Whereas the complications are caused by Constipation, and underlying causes may be causes of Constipation, the following list shows associated conditions that simply appear with higher frequency in people who have Constipation. In some cases, there may be overlap between this list and risk factors for Constipation. People with Constipation may be more likely to get a condition on the list of associated conditions, or the reverse may be true, or both. Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply coincidentally related to Constipation is not always clear. For general information, see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.

Constipation as a risk factor: Another type of associated condition is one for which Constipation is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Constipation is listed as a risk factor includes:


Last revision: Nov 10, 2003

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