Constipation in Adults (cont.)
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When should I seek medical care for constipation?
Call your health-care professional if you have these concerns:
When to seek emergency medical care for constipation
Although constipation may be extremely uncomfortable, it is usually not serious. However, it may signal a serious underlying disorder such as cancer of the bowel. Because constipation may lead to complications, go to a hospital's emergency department for any of the following reasons:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/30/2015
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