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frequent bowel movements with blood

A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, first off, i cannot diagnose the cause of your symptoms. Bowel movements that are black, tarry (sticky) and smell bad can be caused by bleedin ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and testing the stool. It would be prudent to consult your doctor. Wish you g ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Caused by diet: If you are on a high fiber diet you can get frequent movements as well as excess gas.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Several causes: A normal colonoscopy is great, but if you have frequent bowel movements you could still have a parasite infection or something that would only be dia ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
Please see GI: Your symptoms are concerning and would recommend a visit either with PCP or GI. Etiology could be infectious or some other process like autoimmune or ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
36 years experience Pediatrics
Need more info.: There are so many possible causes that i can't list them all here; without more information on other symptoms, i can't narrow it down for you. I'd su ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Adler
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Yes: Caffeine increases the speed of transit through the bowel. It increases bowel movements. But caffeine alone will not adequately treat constipation.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Fruits and veggies: Increased dietary fiber may lead to more regular bowel movements.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Dieting and bowel mo: Depends on what kind of diet you are on, like low carb diet like atkins you may be constipated, or scanty bowel movements.Hcg diet causes constipation ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Antibiotics: Although antibiotics can eventually cause diarrhea, they would not have that effect within the same day of receiving them. There must be another cause ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Depends on you: Frequent is more frequent for you. If you always poop 3 times a day then that is normal for you. If you always poop every other day then that is nor ... Read More
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