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A 35-year-old female asked:

I have 5-6 bowel movements weekly (nearly once daily) is it regular? i take plenty fiber, water and excercise regularly. also i am 36 years old.

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Dr. Scot Lewey
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Normal : Normal bowel movement ranges from 2-4 per day to once every 2-3 days as long as not excessively hard or painful to pass, without blood. What you describe is perfectly normal.

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A 35-year-old female asked:

I have nearly 1 bowel movement daily. Is it regular? I take plenty water and fiber. I am 36 yrs old and i excercise regularly as well.

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Dr. Shariq Refai
Psychiatry 13 years experience
Yes: Yes that sounds regular. Keep up the good work in drinking the water, the fiber and exercising.

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Last updated Sep 18, 2013

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