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Bowel management

I need to go to the bathroom every 30/45 minutes. How can I control this?

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The answer

To suggest ways to control your toilet habit you will need to see your doctor to determine the cause of why you need to pass stool every 30 to 45 minutes. There can be many causes from a naturally fast gastro intestinal transit, faecal impaction or inflammation of the small or large bowel.

If this is something new for you, we would suggest seeing your GP as soon as possible and discuss referral to a gastroenterologist. Hopefully this will help you.

Answered by the Health at Hand nurses

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