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Constipation in Adults

We are glad to hear this. You have not reported any symptoms other than your constipation that increase the likelihood of colon cancer.

Nevertheless, constipation is occasionally the first symptom of cancer in the colon. Your age places you at increased risk. An examination of your colon would be recommended due to your age, using a colonoscopy or related test.

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