Do Have Basic Idea About Symptoms Of Constipation?

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Do Have Basic Idea About Symptoms Of Constipation?

Constipation is quite a thing that people never enjoy having, and not only does it leave you feeling full, but it also makes it hard for you to concentrate at time s due to pain. Do you think you have a basic idea about symptoms of constipation? The quiz below is designed to help you see if you might be suffering from it. Take it up and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Children presenting with constipation should be referred if their age is below: (Choose one correct answer)
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      3 years

    • C. 

      6 years

  • 2. 
    The following are described as normal bowel habits: (You may choose more than one correct amswer)
    • A. 

      1 movement a day

    • B. 

      3 movements a day

    • C. 

      3 movements a week

  • 3. 
    A change in normal bowel habit accompanied by hard stools should be referred if ti lasts longer than: (Choose one correct answer)
    • A. 

      3 days

    • B. 

      1 week

    • C. 

      2 weeks

  • 4. 
    Constipation in children could be caused by:(You may choose more than one correct answer)
    • A. 

      Gastroenteritis

    • B. 

      High fibre diet

    • C. 

      Emotional causes

  • 5. 
    The following symptoms accompanying constipation warrant referral: (You may choose more than one correct answer)
    • A. 

      Blood in faeces

    • B. 

      Abdominal pain

    • C. 

      Decreased appetite

  • 6. 
    Advice for constipation includes:(You may choose more than one correct answer)
    • A. 

      Increase fibre intake

    • B. 

      Avoid fatty food and spices

    • C. 

      Avoid fruit juices and carbonated drinks

  • 7. 
    The following products are licenced to be sold as non-prescription for a child aged 2 years: (You may choose more than one correct answer)
    • A. 

      Isphagula husk

    • B. 

      Glycerol

    • C. 

      Lactulose

  • 8. 
    The following advice should be given when dispensing lactulose:
    • A. 

      Do not take before sleeping

    • B. 

      Take with water

    • C. 

      Take with meals