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Healthy Advice Gastroenterologist

Q:
 
How many bowel movements per day are considered normal?

 

 

A: The normal range extends from having 3 bowel movements per day to 3 per week. Many factors affect this number, like fiber intake, physical activity and certain medications. If you feel you are going too often or not often enough, or if you notice a change in the stool frequency or consistency, please call our office to speak with one of our board-certified physicians.