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Shahid Karim
Shahid Karim, Board Certified MD
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Bad constipation--cannot get stools to move easily, Ian,

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Bad constipation--cannot get stools to move easily
JA: How long have you had the constipation? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: Ian
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about the constipation?
Customer: No-have had it on an off for three weeks
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I am an insulin diabetic aged 75 but otherwise fit
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Shahid Karim replied 10 days ago.

Good evening, thank you for getting in touch. Could you tell me a little more about what you'd like to discuss? I may take a few minutes to reply as dealing with other patients too, thank you

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Many thanks
Expert:  Shahid Karim replied 10 days ago.

Of course, you're always welcome and I'm glad I could help in any way. Do come back if you've any other questions and have a wonderful day.