Slow transit constipation

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What is slow transit constipation?

Slow Transit Constipation is the delayed passage of stool through the large intestine. It is accompanied by the inability to feel the urge to defecate.

Common symptoms reported by people with slow transit constipation

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What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for slow transit constipation

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Compare treatments taken by people with slow transit constipation

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Who has slow transit constipation on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 63 say slow transit constipation is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 6
20s 16
30s 28
40s 26
50s 46
60s 36
70+ 24
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 15
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 8
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 34
Female 148

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 43
Not Diagnosed 13

These charts show data from slow transit constipation patients who have completed their condition history
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