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I had a two foot long bowel movement and like two inches wide. Could something be wrong?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Constipation

Sounds like you were backed up quite a bit.
Constipation is caused by slow movement or transit of stool leading to over-absorption of water so that it becomes hard and more difficult to move. If you don't have regular bowel movements, you can get backed up a ways, leading to your long, wide stool. Plenty of fiber & fluids along w/regular exercise are key to avoiding constipation.

In brief: Constipation

Sounds like you were backed up quite a bit.
Constipation is caused by slow movement or transit of stool leading to over-absorption of water so that it becomes hard and more difficult to move. If you don't have regular bowel movements, you can get backed up a ways, leading to your long, wide stool. Plenty of fiber & fluids along w/regular exercise are key to avoiding constipation.
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