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A 49-year-old male asked:

Too many bowl movements every day i perfectly healthy person. however, i have to go to toilet about four times every day. in the morning when i get up, i have motion and my stomach clears. but within about half (most of the time) i have to go again. it wa

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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Have : Have you changed your diet in the past few years? Any dramatic increases in fiber, fruits and/or vegetables can do this. Also consider the possibility of a lactose sensitivity; as one becomes older this problem may develop an any dairy products can increase the number of bowel movements. Try a dairy free diet for two weeks and monitor for improvement. If not discuss your concerns with your doctor. Best of luck.

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