Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Constipation in Adults
Great! Fortunately, you do not have enough symptoms to specifically suggest an electrolyte, calcium or thyroid problem at this time.
You may not need a blood test to assess your electrolytes, calcium level, and thyroid function now, but if your constipation remains unexplained these tests may be helpful.
Persistent constipation always warrants a basic physical examination and a discussion of your diet and medicines, so we will move on to discuss medicines and constipation.
- Abdomen and Pelvis
- Acid Reflux Treatment
- Blood in the Urine in Men
- Causes of Impotence
- Colon Cancer Screening
- Constipation in Adults
- Difficulty Passing Urine
- Intestinal Gas Guide
- Loss of Control of Urine in Men
- Lumps or Pain Within the Scrotum
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Painful or Frequent Urination in Men
- Penis Pain, Sores, Discharge or Lumps
- Rectal Bleeding
- Rectal Pain or Itching
- Recurring Abdominal Pain
- Sexual Problems in Men
- Treatment of Impotence
- Understanding New and Severe Abdominal Pain
- Understanding PSA
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