What is the medical term meaning absence of bowel movements?
The difficulty or inability to defecate is constipation, but if there is no bowel movements and no gas, then it is obstipation.
Carrots are mostly fiber, and fiber is often indigestible, meaning your intestines cannot absorb or break it down (which is why carrots are not high in calories). Because the intestines cannot absorb or break the carrots down, your bowel movements will often have whole chunks of carrot if you ate carrots recently.
Much of the research performed by scientists shows that an enlarged prostate can cause urinary problems. However, people that experience enlarged prostates can have irritable bowel syndrome which causes frequent bowel movements. Not much has been experienced by individuals suffering from an enlarged prostate and trouble having bowel movements.