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Frequent Bowel movements. Tried glycerin suppositories. Why?

Hi i have tried glycerin suppository s , and it still feels like i have bm in my bum ive went twice but very little came out but it wasnt hard stools it was soft and both time i went it felt like there was still something there and still does and its been like that for a week now and im getting annoyed.. feels like i didnt wipe well.. but nothing there..
Asked On : Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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Thank you for the query.

Any changes in bowels habits if no diet change or recent travel should be investigated. Especially if you are 50 or older. Such symptoms can appear due to low fiber intake, low mineral water intake, large intestine disease.
I suggest you to visit your doctor and have some tests performed. If you are younger than 50, FOBT (fecal occult blood test) should be done, if you are older than 50, colonoscopy seems advisable. Stool tests, blood work and abdominal ultrasound should be done as well.

Hope this will help.
Answered: Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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