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I have to go poop like five to six times a day. I don't see how this is healthy. Is there something wrong? I poop more than I eat

I have to go poop like five to six times a day. I don't see how this is healthy. Is there something wrong? I poop more than I eat

Bowel Movements: Something is wrong. This is not normal. You very well may have an infection, a food allergy, or other bowel condition. I would recommend that you get to your family doctor or a good gastroenterologist to find out why this is happening, how to treat it and retrain your colon to regular normal bowel movements. ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

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


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Why do I get bad anxiety if I have to go poop (like its before I'm near a toliet) I feel better after I go.

Why do I get bad anxiety if I have to go poop (like its before I'm near a toliet) I feel better after I go.

Anxiety: Fear of soiling oneself is not an uncommon fear, along with concerns of being embarrassed in public, feeling shamed, etc. ...Read more

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My anus feels open, as if I am about to poop but I don't Meed to. Its only in the evening, its almost like its contracting. I am regular though??

My anus feels open, as if I am about to poop but I don't Meed to. Its only in the evening, its almost like its contracting. I am regular though??

Anus: This may be due to levator muscle tension which can also cause anal pain. Other possibilities include hemorrhoids, fissure or perianal dermatitis. I recommend a rectal exam ...Read more

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Always constipated and feel like I always have to go poop?

Always constipated and feel like I always have to go poop?

Fiber and hydration: You may eat more fiber foods or take a fiber laxative like Metamucil. Also drink enough water, every day, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Consult this site for fiber foods.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948 ...Read more

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What happens if your period is late and you have no sign of it coming and you have to go poop a lot?

What happens if your period is late and you have no sign of it coming and you have to go poop a lot?

Not sure.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have pain below my belly button and it feels like I have to go poop after I do it still feels the same. I have been like this for 4 days now?

I have pain below my belly button and it feels like I have to go poop after I do it still feels the same. I have been like this for 4 days now?

Nonspecific: Doesn't sound dangerous. Could be a small hernia, especially if you can feel a lump that you can push back inside your abdomen. See your doctor for a physical exam if you have a lump or it persists it gets worse. ...Read more

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Whenever I eat to much my stomach hurts and I have to go poop. Then the pain goes on for days. Also when I was little I had severe constipation.?

Whenever I eat to much my stomach hurts and I have to go poop. Then the pain goes on for days. Also when I was little I had severe constipation.?

IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome is caused by signals from the lower brain that computes your adaptation to environment. I have treated this many times. 1.Get rid of all "junk" particularly the sugary stuff. 2. Eat god made food. 3. Get supplements of thiamine, magnesium and a well rounded multivitamin. ...Read more

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I don't poop and I only go once in a while, and im 16 im gunna die right?

I don't poop and I only go once in a while, and im 16 im gunna die right?

More fiber: Constipation is infrequent bowel movements or difficult passage of stools. Constipation is a common gastrointestinal problem. Most cases of constipation are temporary. Simple lifestyle changes, such as getting more exercise, drinking more fluids and eating a high-fiber diet, can go a long way toward alleviating constipation. ...Read more

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If you don't poop often and when you go does it all come out or how much remains if not?

If you don't poop often and when you go does it all come out or how much remains if not?

No: If you don't have regular bowel movements you may have constipation or irritable bowel symdrom. When you do have a bowel movement, you only empty the stool the very end of the colon. An average bowel movement may weigh just over 1 pound. ...Read more

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Is going to the toilet to poop only once a week a problem? I don't feel any pain but I just don't have the urge.

Is going to the toilet to poop only once a week a problem? I don't feel any pain but I just don't have the urge.

No: If once weekly bowel movements have been normal for you for some time, especially if you are not uncomfortable, then there are no worries.

If this is a new change for your bowel habits, then this needs further investigation, and warrants a trip to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Don't have urge to poop! I did not eat a lot last couple days. Do I need to eat lgr quantity of food to have urge to go?

Don't have urge to poop! I did not eat a lot last couple days. Do I need to eat lgr quantity of food to have urge to go?

NO: Simply increase your intake of natural fiber (fresh fruit and vegetables), bran. oatmeal, shredded wheat and 8-10 8 oz. glasses of water daily. ...Read more

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How long can you go without pooping? I mean I don't have to poop but I'm wondering. Is it okay for the body not to poop?

How long can you go without pooping? I mean I don't have to poop but I'm wondering. Is it okay for the body not to poop?

Bowel movements: Frequency of bowel movements vary greatly from several times a day to just once weekly. What's most important is non-liquid stool that doesn't require strenuous pushing & straining. Diarrhea is liquid stool while constipation is hard stool that's difficult to evacuate. Try to eat more fiber, drink more fluids & exercise regularly to naturally regulate bowel function & prevent constipation. ...Read more

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I'm 16 I've had problems pooping since I was 5 I go on and off. I've been to doctors. I still don't go ?

I'm 16 I've had problems pooping since I was 5 I go on and off. I've been to doctors. I still don't go ?

Vitamin C Flush: Try a vitamin c flush 500mg 3x/day and add another cap/tab to each daily until you have satisfactory bm. Take a retention fleets enema each morning by inserting and laying on your left side for thirty minutes before expelling it. This will liquefy stool and make it easier to move. Engage bowel training (sit on commode for 20-30 min after each meal till you find the once daily time you can go. ...Read more

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Is it normal to go to poop after a few hours after having meals? What happens if you don't poop for a week?

Is it normal to go to poop after a few hours after having meals? What happens if you don't poop for a week?

Gastrocolic reflex.: The gastrocolic reflex stimulates large intestinal contractions when food enters the stomach - helps us move our bowels, as more waste is on the way from above. Some people have a very brisk gastrocolic reflex wherein they have to move their bowels right after they eat, sometimes even in the middle of their meals. Not abnormal, but mention it to your usual doctor just to have it on record. ...Read more

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IM scared to go poop because when I poop I always bleed I don't think that's normal, why is this happening to me?

IM scared to go poop because when I poop I always bleed I don't think that's normal, why is this happening to me?

Agreed: You should see your PCP for evaluation. Bleeding with bowel movements is not normal but can occur with something as benign as a hemorrhoid or as serious as colorectal cancer. You should see your PCP or a GI doctor for evaluation, especially if this has been occurring for awhile. ...Read more

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I know one poop per day is average but I feel bloated if I don't go at least twice. What can I do to make sure I go at least twice daily?

I know one poop per day is average but I feel bloated if I don't go at least twice. What can I do to make sure I go at least twice daily?

Few things...: The normal range of bowel frequency is 1 bm every 3 days -- 3 bms per day. Staying active, exercising, getting enough fiber (30+ gms per day), and listening to your body's signals will help you achieve your goals. Good luck! ...Read more

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My 16 year old keeps eating poop out of the toilet. We don't know why? We have to watch him every time he goes and that is impossible to do.

My 16 year old keeps eating poop out of the toilet. We don't know why? We have to watch him every time he goes and that is impossible to do.

Coprophagia: Eating one's feces may represent severe depression, psychosis or other mood disorders such as schizophrenia, or a medical condition known as pica (when one eats wood, dirt, feces or other atypical substances because of a serious depletion of certain elements in his/her body such as iron deficiency). He should see a physician sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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My son cannot poop is there something blocking him from going its been a month and I've done everything don't have enough room to list help please?

My son cannot poop is there something blocking him from going its been a month and I've done everything don't have enough room to list help please?

Call pediatrician~!!: Call your son's doctor's office right away and talk to his doctor or to the doctor that is on-call for him. Explain everything going on and ask them what to do. If the baby doesn't have a doctor go the er and get help. While there, ask for social services, as all states have services to guarantee health care for young children. Don't be afraid to call the on call doctor and ask for help. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more