What Is Pancreatic Cancer? Every Thing You Need To Know Here


Constipation is a frequent complaint in pancreatic cancer patients. Some causes of constipation in pancreatic cancer patients may include low fiber diet, diminished fluid intake, diminished physical activity and postural effects from bed rest. More serious causes may include various metabolic abnormalities and even bowel obstruction. The treatment should include evaluating and correcting any underlying problems, ensuring adequate fluid intake, increasing physical activity if possible, giving laxative drug therapy where appropriate and providing enemas as needed.