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explosive bowel movements in adults

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Bowel movement: Explosive bowel movements are associated usually with some type of infection. They can be associated with, for example, lasctose intollerance. I wou ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
1 or 2 per day: Most adults have one bowel movement in 24 hours. However some are habituated to have one bm on every other day or have upto two per day.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Varies...: The range of normal bowel movement frequency is 3 per day to 1 every 3 days.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
36 years experience Family Medicine
Everybody different: However, in the perfect world the answer would be one or two. As americans we eat so much processed food that there is not enough bulk to allow prope ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Need to see a doctor: This needs evaluation with your Primary Care physician. Have you had prior surgery? You may need a referral to Gastroenterology for a colonoscopy if y ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Though it is more likely to be the typical viral gastroenteritis that has a tendency to go around at this time of year. He should be seen, his doctor ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
20 years experience Pediatrics
Food intolerance...: Not a lot of details to go on here, but you might be helped by keeping a symptom and food diary. Dairy and/or gluten may be leading to your symptoms. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
39 years experience Bariatrics
Viral gastroenteriti: The commonest cause wil be viral infection
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
RUQ pain: You can have biliary dyskinesia without stones causing significant pain. it is diagnosed by a HIDA scan with CCK. Please f/u with your doctor http: ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zienowicz
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Impossible: Resend this with the proper adjective.
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