Common "Constipation" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Constipation refers to a difficulty or inability to pass motions comfortably. The stool may be hardened due to less water content in the body (dehydration). The person may need to strain hard to pass the stools, leading to pain, tears, fissures, and bleeding.

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I have had a tiny bump on my anus, it is not painful unless I press hard on it. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 19 years old female. I have had this tiny bump on my anus, it is not painful unless I press hard on it. I have a family history of constipation issues as well as digestion issues. What could be the cause? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I think the information provided by you is inadequate for all three of these issues. Here is a list of things that I need to know for giving any specific advice. From when do you have constipation? Who else in your family has constipation? Do ...  Read Full »

How can I manage blood discharge during defecation?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 24-year-old female. I have lumps near my rectum. Initially, there were two, but now there are three. As a result, I am having pain after bowel movements. In addition, there is blood discharge at times during defecation. I also suffer from constipation and have had this problem fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From your description, you appear to be suffering from an anal fissure. However, confirmation of diagnosis will require an examination of the area. So I suggest you consult a local general surgeon to examine the condition directly. Until that time, I suggest you fol...  Read Full »

I have had surgery for anal fissure six months ago, but now I am unable to pass stools. Please help me.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19 years old female. I have had anal fissure. I had surgery before six months. Now I am unable to pass stools. I feel like there is no hole there. I have had constipation sometimes. Could you suggest a way to pass stools quickly. Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hi,Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. From your discription, you are most likely having post operative anal stenosis. If you are having difficulty passing stools, I am afraid, you will need dilation of the passage. If you are having severe distension and pain in...  Read Full »

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