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A 31-year-old female asked:

Is it normal to have the urge to push really hard when having diarrhea? that seems to be my problem, colonoscopy done last yr was good! doineedanother

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Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
Holistic Medicine 38 years experience
No: If you have urgency and diarrhea, you might have an infection. It is not normal to have diarrhea or an urgency to push. You don't need another colonoscopy you need a stool test to make sure you don't have an infection. They should look for bacteria and parasites.

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