In the neonatal period the disease should be considered in any infant who fails to pass meconium in the first 48 h of life. The usual presentation in the neonatal period is with constipation, abdominal distension and eventually vomiting during the first few days of life. More severe symptoms may be present in the neonatal period including those of gastrointestinal obstruction, enterocolitis (see below) and rarely perforation. Later in infancy symptoms of intractable constipation may signify the presence of Hirschsprung's disease.
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Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation? A horrible fullness and pressing sharp pains against the bladders can’t help but affect your mood. Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone and sleep to escape the pain. It is virtually impossible to be constipated and keep a sunny disposition. Follow the steps in this guide to alleviate constipation and lead a happier healthy life.