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How Many Times Should You Poo A Day
Varies a lot.: Some people have several bowel movements per day, and others have one or two per week! with respect to urination, this varies too. Your urine should be clear like water, or pale yellow. If it is dark or concentrated, you need to be drinking more fluids! if you are thirsty, it's likely that your body is signalling that you need more water. Hope this helps. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Depends.........: "normal" depends on the individual. If you normally urinate 6 times a day, then that is normal for you. In another person, 6 times a day may be abnormal if they usually urinate 3 times a day. If you notice a change in frequency from your "normal, " consult your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"Normal" bowels: "normal" frequency ranges (in a bell-curve distribution) from three movements daily to one every three to four days. The amount, color, frequency of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. ...Read more
As needed.: The daily number of voids can vary widely, depending on fluid intake and fluid losses, bladder capacity, sensitivity to bladder fullness, and external cues. 4-7 times daily is a typical. As a urologist, we simply recommend not holding urine for long periods of time. If you void more or less frequently than this it can be normal, but if you are concerned i'd bring it up with your physician. ...Read more
Highly variable...: We should not put a fix number on everything such as 8 glasses of water a day, sleep 8 hrs a night, work 8 hrs a day, etc. Also, according to aua, if someone voids >8 times in 24 hrs, it means she/he has urinary frequency. That's nuts. But on average healthy one, an adult may void 3-6 times a day with a volume of 200-500 cc each time in 8-15 seconds. More? Go to www.Formefirst.Com best... ...Read more
Varies: The frequency of bowel movements varies from one person to the next. The key thing to ask yourself would be whether there is a change in your usual pattern and whether it is smooth and comfortable. The average range is 3 x/day to 3 x/week for both men and women. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
About 8-10 times: This will depend on your oral fluid intake. Normally, doctors recommend to drink 8-10 glasses of water daily or as necessary. The more you drink water, the more you urinate, the less water you drink, the less you urinate. I hope i answer your question. My line of practice is limited to surgery and self-healing meditation to treat cancers and chronic illnesses as a secondary support management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: Average adult urinates 5-15 Ozs (or 150 - 450 cc) for 3-5 times in 24 hrs, but widely varying among individuals over lifetime depending upon personal health state as well as on what and how much the fluid consumed. ...Read more
No definite #: Varies from 1-2 times a day to every 2-3 days. It is frequency, consistency and amount of stool that determine normal or abnormal pattern ...Read more
Depends: More than three per day, or fewer than one every three days, or if they are difficult, suggests a problem. Beyond this, everything you'll be told is folklore / superstition. ...Read more
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