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Is it normal to poop 5 times a day?

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Dr. Camil Sader
Surgery
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In brief: Maybe

It could be normal with patients who have certain diseases or conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, a colon infection, previous bowel shortening surgery, laxative abuse, parasitic carrier.

In brief: Maybe

It could be normal with patients who have certain diseases or conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, a colon infection, previous bowel shortening surgery, laxative abuse, parasitic carrier.
Dr. Camil Sader
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Can be...or not

May be normal for you- depend on y;our diet, hormones.
May be related to irritable bowel, inflammation, infection, other. Diet/symptom diary may help. May be from lactose, fructose, sorbitol (sugarless gum, overripe fruit), meds consistency -formed, loose, watery, greasy, sticky? Gassy? Other symptoms? Night time bms? Large or small volume? Blood? Discuss with doc.

In brief: Can be...or not

May be normal for you- depend on y;our diet, hormones.
May be related to irritable bowel, inflammation, infection, other. Diet/symptom diary may help. May be from lactose, fructose, sorbitol (sugarless gum, overripe fruit), meds consistency -formed, loose, watery, greasy, sticky? Gassy? Other symptoms? Night time bms? Large or small volume? Blood? Discuss with doc.
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