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Constipation in Adults

One condition that commonly causes constipation in your age group is an "irritable bowel." This problem typically causes some additional symptoms.

Do you frequently notice one or more of these symptoms in between episodes of constipation?

  • Abdominal pain episodes

  • Loose and frequent stools during pain episodes

  • Mucus in the stool

  • Relief from pain after bowel movements

Yes, I have one or more of these symptoms.

No, I do not have any of these symptoms.

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