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Every morning I have a bowel movement at least 4 times in an hour, most of which is loose and watery. What could be wrong?

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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Could be normal

What's considered a normal bowel movement varies from one person to the next.
In general, most people have it 3 x/day to 3 x/week. 4 times in an hour with loose, watery consistency sounds a bit unusual, but the important question is whether or not this is a new pattern for you or you have always had it this way. If it's something new, it could be diarrhea due to a number of possible causes.

In brief: Could be normal

What's considered a normal bowel movement varies from one person to the next.
In general, most people have it 3 x/day to 3 x/week. 4 times in an hour with loose, watery consistency sounds a bit unusual, but the important question is whether or not this is a new pattern for you or you have always had it this way. If it's something new, it could be diarrhea due to a number of possible causes.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Jan Rakinic
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Coffee?

Morning caffeine intake can cause that.
Back to basics: daily fiber supplement, more water, cut caffeine intake by one half. If your symptoms persist, see your doctor.

In brief: Coffee?

Morning caffeine intake can cause that.
Back to basics: daily fiber supplement, more water, cut caffeine intake by one half. If your symptoms persist, see your doctor.
Dr. Jan Rakinic
Dr. Jan Rakinic
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