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I get loose motions after stomach crunches exercise. Is this normal?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
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In brief: Exercise diarrhea

It is not likely that the stomach crunches cause diarrhea/loose bms (unless there is a small hernia somewhere), but abdominal exercise could certainly accelerate bowel peristalsis if the stools are already loose.
This would be my guess as to what's happening in you. If it lasts less than a week, i wouldn't worry. If more than a week, consult a physician.

In brief: Exercise diarrhea

It is not likely that the stomach crunches cause diarrhea/loose bms (unless there is a small hernia somewhere), but abdominal exercise could certainly accelerate bowel peristalsis if the stools are already loose.
This would be my guess as to what's happening in you. If it lasts less than a week, i wouldn't worry. If more than a week, consult a physician.
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