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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help U
Doctor :   proceed
User :   I am 72 years old. My health is very fine. Since last two months I seem to have been developing constipation. First it was 28 to 30 hours. Gradually it increased to 3 days. There is no change in food habits or life style. What can be done?
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   r u in any medication
User :   For the last 20 years I have been taking medication for hypertension. At present I take Amdac 10mg in the morning and Losar-H in the evening.
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem //Heart disease/ Asthma/use medicines for any illness.
User :   By god's grace, no.
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   the constipation is quite common in this age
User :   Won't it have long range effects on health?
Doctor :   yeah
Doctor :   have u gone for any investigations recently

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