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    Constipation, Age 12 and Older - Check Your Symptoms

    Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if:

    • You have new or worse belly pain.
    • You have new or worse nausea or vomiting.
    • You have blood in your stools.

    Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor if:

    • Your constipation is getting worse.
    • You do not get better as expected.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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