Expert Video - Is opioid-induced constipation (OIC) difficult to diagnose?
Gastroenterologist Dr. Satish Rao describes the process of diagnosing opioid-induced constipation. A thorough diagnosis includes comparing the dates when constipation started and when the patient began taking opioids, and more. Dr. Rao explains additional tests to find the cause of constipation, what an abdominal X-ray can tell your doctor, and how opioid medications may be just one factor in bowel problems.
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