Bloating Or Fullness, Constipation, Heartburn And Holding Bowel Movements

Reviewed on 5/13/2022

These symptoms can be present with a variety of conditions that affect the digestive tract. Irritable bowel syndrome can cause sensations of bloating or fullness as well as constipation. Holding bowel movements is known as encopresis. Heartburn is often a result of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Pay attention to your symptoms and what brings them on. Discuss any troublesome symptoms with your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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