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A 44-year-old male asked:

I have a bowl movement two to three times a week what dose that mean ?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Normal: As long as you're having no other symptoms, such as bleeding, weight loss, or pain, having a bowel movement 2 to 3 times a week is normal. If you would like to have them more frequently, the best way is to increase the amount of fiber in your diet and perhaps take a fiber supplement. If you do, however, you should increase your fluid intake in addition. Good luck.

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Last updated Mar 10, 2015

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