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Constipation in Adults

Your symptoms suggest you could have a polyp or cancer in the colon. Your age increases your risk for these problems.

It is important for you to have an examination of your colon, using a colonoscopy or related test. Please speak with your doctor very soon about your symptoms if you have not already been scheduled for a colon examination.

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