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are there any other conditions besides colon cancer that can cause thin stools and constipation for so long? i have no pain at all, so ibs seems unlikely. i also don't have much of an urge to urinate, either, however, the urine comes out just fine. i also

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Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
Not enough fiber: try to search foods with fiber- you need 30 gm fiber per day. It makes your stool bulkier, and makes it easier to come out.
Answered on Aug 20, 2016

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