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Very large, normal texture stools, hard to pass. not a large food intake. loosing weight. have been under a lot of stress. what to do?

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Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Change in bowe habit: Change in bowel habits can be caused by change in diet, obstructing lesion in colon( mass or narrowing) or colitis. Worrisome sign is wt loss. If there was no dietary changes you will need to undergo colonoscopy to rule out above diagnosis.

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Last updated Jul 28, 2013

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