I have read your guide on constipation, but what is the opposite of constipation? I am pooping small amounts about 3-4 times per day. Is this normal?

Updated 7 December 2021 under Ask Us.

Thank you for your question! We are so glad to hear that you found our guide on constipation to be helpful! Poop amount, color, frequency, really depends on the person. […]

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I got very constipated and didn’t go to the bathroom for over a week. When I was able to go, I strained pretty bad. Now my butt is very sore, hurts to sit down, burns, and feels weird when I wipe. What’s going on? Don’t want to ask/show my parents!

Updated 5 November 2021 under Ask Us.

Thanks for your question. Constipation can be caused by many things. It can also cause a lot of abdominal (belly) pain as well as pain by the anus. The pain […]

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fiber

Fiber

Updated 8 May 2022 under Health Guides.

Fiber is a type of carbohydrate found in foods like fruits, vegetables, grains, beans, and nuts. Since fiber gets digested in a different way than other carbohydrates, it helps you […]

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Updated 31 January 2021 under Health Guides.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is the most common gastrointestinal (digestive) disorder in the U.S. According to research studies, nearly 22-35.5% of teens and adolescents have symptoms of IBS, which is […]

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Constipation

Updated 15 April 2021 under Health Guides.

Teens usually don’t talk about their bathroom habits with their friends but if they did, they would find out that everybody has trouble having a BM or bowel movement (pooping) […]

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