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How many times a week should men/women poop? Is it normal to have poop once or twice a week?

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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Varies

The frequency of bowel movements varies from one person to the next.
The key thing to ask yourself would be whether there is a change in your usual pattern and whether it is smooth and comfortable. The average range is 3 x/day to 3 x/week for both men and women.

In brief: Varies

The frequency of bowel movements varies from one person to the next.
The key thing to ask yourself would be whether there is a change in your usual pattern and whether it is smooth and comfortable. The average range is 3 x/day to 3 x/week for both men and women.
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. John Edmison
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: It's relative

Normal is in the eye of the beholder. For some people, once a day is normal.
For others, once a week or even three times a day is considered normal. Change in stool frequency or consistency is considered more important.

In brief: It's relative

Normal is in the eye of the beholder. For some people, once a day is normal.
For others, once a week or even three times a day is considered normal. Change in stool frequency or consistency is considered more important.
Dr. John Edmison
Dr. John Edmison
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Dr. Alain Ades
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Normal BM

There is no such thing as normal.
What is important is a change. Irf that happens see a gastroenterologist immediately.

In brief: Normal BM

There is no such thing as normal.
What is important is a change. Irf that happens see a gastroenterologist immediately.
Dr. Alain Ades
Dr. Alain Ades
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