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Miami, FL
A 25-year-old female asked:

Is it normal to have bowel movements 4 to 6 times a day and have real bad cramps like my period coming on and a lot of pressure in my vaginal area.

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Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Not really: Normal is considered once every 3 days to 3 times a day. 4-6 is pushing it.
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Last updated Jul 12, 2013


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