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I have a solid bowl movement followed by diarrhea, then two days of constipation. This repeats rather regularly. Is this normal?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not usually

You should seek the opinion of either a gastroenterologist or colorectal surgeon and get a full GI workup if indicated.
This can be fun to experience and finding the cause is essential to feeling better and staying healthy.

In brief: Not usually

You should seek the opinion of either a gastroenterologist or colorectal surgeon and get a full GI workup if indicated.
This can be fun to experience and finding the cause is essential to feeling better and staying healthy.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Constipation/diarrhe

Your symptoms suggest there is some problem with your with your GI tract and you need to consult your doctor or a gastroenterologist.
You may have irritable bowel syndrome, or inflammatory bowel disease, or some other condition.You need a colonoscopy after the examination to rule out these and other conditions.

In brief: Constipation/diarrhe

Your symptoms suggest there is some problem with your with your GI tract and you need to consult your doctor or a gastroenterologist.
You may have irritable bowel syndrome, or inflammatory bowel disease, or some other condition.You need a colonoscopy after the examination to rule out these and other conditions.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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