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Abnormal-Looking Bowel Movements

Short-term changes in the appearance of your stools are common. Changes can occur in the color, consistency, size, odor, or ease of defecation. A long-term change in bowel habits can indicate a condition that requires your doctor's attention.

Symptoms

Do you have bright red blood in the bowel movement or in the toilet bowl?

 
Bladder Control and Incontinence Report
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Better Bladder and Bowel Control

You don’t have to live in fear and embarrassment. Incontinence is a medical problem, and help is available. Get the latest treatment options from the experts at Harvard Medical School. Read more

 






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