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A 19-year-old male asked:

What is mean by change in bowel habit?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Change in : Frequency, consistency, caliber, color of bowel movement. Or new findings such as discomfort with voiding or blood in stool.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What could cause a change in bowel habits?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Possibilities.: Inflammation or infection of the colon & cancer are some possible reasons.

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