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A 30-year-old female asked:

When i use the bathroom my stools are very dry when theny come out,i am not constipated. what can i do. i have been drinking water everyday.

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Dr. Jenniffier Mahand
Family Medicine 13 years experience
More water!: if your stools are very dry, you most likely need more water. the body prioritizes -- every cell needs water to function. if water supply is low your body will use what it has for your systems that Must function -- like your brain and heart -- leaving your GI system dry.
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