What outpatient care is indicated for chronic constipation?

Updated: Jul 05, 2019
  • Author: Marc D Basson, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Answer

For a patient who is chronically constipated, outpatient care may include the following:

  • Colonic imaging or endoscopic visualization

  • Dietary management

  • If these measures fail in a compliant patient, further evaluation


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