A 53-year-old male asked:
in the evening i have the urge to have a bowel movement but i don't have to go. why is that?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Amy Tezza answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
? examination: You should get an examination of your lower intestinal tract if you haven't. The sensation of having to go without having a bowel movement might mean that there is a polyp or other colon lesion and over the age of fifty it's a good idea to get a colon exam even without symptoms for general screening.
Answered on Jul 5, 2019
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