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Saturday, March 8, 2014
Having irregular bowel movements
I normally have a movement every 3 to 4 days and it fills the toilet. I am on a very high fiber diet. The movement is very soft to loose and lots of mucus. What can I do?
If this is your normal pattern, and has been for a long time, no need to worry- unless you are having anal pain, abdominal pain, or bleeding.
Janice Frederick Rafferty, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief of Colorectal Surgery Division
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati