A 31-year-old female asked:
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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
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
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.
Answered on Aug 3, 2018
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