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Information and support

Information and support

Support for you and for the child or young person is important while they are having treatment for constipation. This could include:

  • telephone calls or face-to-face talks

  • being given detailed written information about constipation

  • being told about how the bowels work, how to take medicines, and symptoms that might indicate a serious underlying condition

  • having contact with specialist healthcare professionals.

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