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Does it ever become dangerous to hold in a bm?
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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management
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In brief: Holding BM
This is not a good habit.
having a BM is a normal physiologic process and trying to hold it back causes stool back-up which is never healthy - may also promote formation of diverticulae.

In brief: Holding BM
This is not a good habit.
having a BM is a normal physiologic process and trying to hold it back causes stool back-up which is never healthy - may also promote formation of diverticulae.
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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