A 36-year-old female asked:
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having one bowel movement daily but still feeling like i need to move my bowels again....what could be causing this? i also don't feel very hungry....

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Some thoughts: cannot say in your particular case, but some triggers of the feeling of needing to empty the bowels are spasm of the bowel (generally not a serious condition) or much less common, some growth there like a polyp. Hypothyroid typically changes bowel motility.
Answered on Oct 29, 2015
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