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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Why: There is nothing that says you have to have bm in am. If it really matters try cereal before bed.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Diet, fluid, other?: For some people normal bowel habit is not daily-how they are built, so to speak. For many, it can be low fiber, inadequate fluids, inactivity, low oi ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Mega colon: You need to retrain your colon to move stool. Your family doctor or a good gastroenterologist can help.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Tezza
Dr. Amy Tezza answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
? examination: You should get an examination of your lower intestinal tract if you haven't. The sensation of having to go without having a bowel movement might mean ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Need some tests: 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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience Dentistry
Irregular bowl move.: Many otc meds can be used to regulate the bowel movement., being on folio acid also can cause constipation ..
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Go to your Doctor: You very well may need to retrain your colon to empty it of the waste. This situation you describe is abnormal and in no way representative of good h ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Laxative: Its OK to take a mild laxative. As far as the odd feeling around the anus it might be hemorrhoids. Best to let you doctor check it out.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
20 years experience Nuclear Medicine
When was it: Remember that you emptied you entire colon in preparatio for the colonoscopy. You should have a bowel movement 24-48 hours after procedure. Check with ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Since you took a laxative orally to prepare for the colonoscopy, it is not unusual to go 2-3 days after a colonoscopy before having a bm.
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