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A 32-year-old female asked:

I normally have a bowel movement once a week but i have not been for nearly 3 weeks, i don't have the urge to go either. what should i do?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Go to your Doctor: You very well may need to retrain your colon to empty it of the waste. This situation you describe is abnormal and in no way representative of good health. Your doctor may put you on a treatment or get you in to the gastroenterologist.

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Last updated Sep 7, 2013

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