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I have had a change in bowel habits for about

I have had a change in bowel habits for about 6 months. I used to have 1 bowel movement/day or every other day. Now, every morning I have a movement that is loose (sometimes disintegrates when flushed), and will go again later in the morning, sometimes very loose, but not diarrhea, no pain, no cramps. I am 64 Female. I retired in March, eat well, love fruits, veggies, salads but I don't feel my diet has changed much except maybe less bread than when I was working.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018
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