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Is it normal to poop 5 times a day?

Is it normal to poop 5 times a day?

Maybe: It could be normal with patients who have certain diseases or conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, a colon infection, previous bowel shortening surgery, laxative abuse, parasitic carrier. ...Read more

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Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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How do I regulate my bowel movements better?

How do I regulate my bowel movements better?

Fiber, Water, play: A good fiber/ hydration balance with an active lifestyle will keep your gut happy. Typical grown ups should have 25-30 grams of fiber a day. ( average apple=4 grams). Depends on your size and activity level, sometimes you need more than 7-8 glasses of fluid just to keep up. ...Read more

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Is it normal to poop five times a day?

Is it normal to poop five times a day?

Probably not.: You should get in to see you physician for evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it normal to poop 5 times a day?

Maybe: It could be normal with patients who have certain diseases or conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, a colon infection, previous bowel shortening surgery, laxative abuse, parasitic carrier. ...Read more

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Is it normal to poop 5-6 times a day? I am a slim, active, healthy 37 year old woman. My diet is pretty good, although I should eat more fruit and vegetables, and I probably eat too much sugar. My poop is usually a 4 or a 5 on the Bristol scale, although

Is it normal to poop 5-6 times a day? I am a slim, active, healthy 37 year old woman. My diet is pretty good, although I should eat more fruit and vegetables, and I probably eat too much sugar. My poop is usually a 4 or a 5 on the Bristol scale, although

May be normal: Moving your bowels 5-6 times a day is more than average but not necessarily an sign of illness. If you are feeling healthy and this has been a normal frequency for you and not a recent change, and if you are not having loose, watery stools, abdominal cramping or bloody stools then your likely ok. (Some people with IBS have frequent movements when under stress.) ...Read more

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My 7 month old breath smells lile his poop. Is that normal ? He poops 2-5 times a day eats normal and is up to date with everything.

My 7 month old breath smells lile his poop. Is that normal ? He poops 2-5 times a day eats normal and is up to date with everything.

Bad breath: A baby's breath should never smell bad unless there is an infection. Does he have a clogged nose? Do you have an older child, maybe 3 or 4 year old? These youngsters are known to stick objects in their body openings. I suspect something like that may be happening to his nose. Have see his pediatrician. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bowel movement only pebbles for a couple days, then have to bowel movement five times in one day?

Is it normal to bowel movement only pebbles for a couple days, then have to bowel movement five times in one day?

Not usual, but...: although the pattern you described is not usual, some variation in the amount and frequency of bowel movements is not abnormal. As long as you're not having pain or bleeding, and as long as the stool consistency is fairly normal, I wouldn't worry. Increasing fiber in the diet will help regulate this. A fiber supplement each day, such as Metamucil, can help. Increasing fluid intake is also vital. ...Read more

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Hi, My baby is now 1 year old and poops after every meal/drink (almost 5 times a day) the consistency of the poo is normal. Is it normal?

Hi, My baby is now 1 year old and poops after every meal/drink (almost 5 times a day) the consistency of the poo is normal. Is it normal?

Can be: There is a basic process called the gastrocolic reflex.It is a wave of stimulation that sends a "move on" message to our gut after we take a volume of material into our stomach.The reflex may or may not trigger an emptying, but it is part of normal digestive action. You possibly reduce the frequency of emptying by adding some cereals or bananas to the diet.Plums/prunes/apple juice give more stools ...Read more

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So I have been pooping like 4 to 5 times a day the poop is solid and a normal color i also have had a lot of gas. Not sure if I should be concerned?

So I have been pooping like 4 to 5 times a day the poop is solid and a normal color i also have had a lot of gas. Not sure if I should be concerned?

Frequent defecation: What's your normal bowel movement frequency? Has something changed recently - did you have stomach flu, new foods? Do you also have any belly pain, slime or blood in your stools? This information plays important role. ...Read more

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