A 17-year-old female asked:
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is going to the toilet to poop only once a week a problem? i don't feel any pain but i just don't have the urge.

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Dr. Michael Wall
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: If once weekly bowel movements have been normal for you for some time, especially if you are not uncomfortable, then there are no worries. If this is a new change for your bowel habits, then this needs further investigation, and warrants a trip to see your doctor.
Answered on Dec 17, 2014
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