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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe normal: Normal bowel frequency in america fits a bell-curve distribution--once daily stooling is the middle of the curve, but the normal range extends from 3 ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
You're normal: Normal bowel frequency in america fits a bell-curve distribution--once daily stooling is the middle of the curve, but the normal range extends from 3 ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Chronic constipation: Though some people may go every 2 to 3 days having a hard stool is consistent with constipation. Increase fluid intake and fiber in diet. May use fibe ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably normal.: Some people have bm only once or twice per week. If this has been your normal pattern and you have no real symptoms no one but your doc can tell you ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
No it is not normal: Not at all.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
You need examination: If constipation is a change in your normal pattern. You need abdominal, stool and rectal exam, pelvic exam for female organs, and probably ultrasound ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Fluids/hIgh Fiber: Young male with constipation with mid abd . discomfort(occasional), and very rare and brief post evacuation dripping blood. My Dx will be IBS-C with ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
IBS: Hi, not everything has a reason. Most likely your bowel habit is affected by IBS.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
18 years experience Internal Medicine
BM: Increase your water, fruit and vegetable intake.Also lower your fatty food intake. You can add a fiber supplement as well. If this doesnt work, your ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Nothing?: If this has been the "norm" for you then so be it; nothing to worry over. If you have had a change in your bowel habit; or have other symptoms like w ... Read More
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