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Constipation in Adults

You have several symptoms that are suggestive for low thyroid function or an electrolyte or calcium problem, so obtaining some basic blood tests to scout for these problems should be a high priority in your case.

Keep that in mind for your evaluation, and we will move on to some additional considerations.

Persistent constipation always warrants a basic physical examination and a discussion of your diet and medicines.

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