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Normal poop (stool) patterns are different for everyone. Some people may have a bowel movement more than once a day while others may have one every 2 to 3 days. Normal stools should not be painful or difficult to pass.
Constipation is defined as bowel movements that are infrequent, hard or difficult to pass. Constipation may be a chronic (long-term) problem...Read more
The FDA announced today that it is permitting the restricted use of Zelnorm (tegaserod maleate) under a treatment investigational new drug... Read more »
Feeling constipated lately? You’re not alone. In fact, this condition is common among older adults. Constipation is marked by straining,... Read more »
Doctors often hesitate to prescribe morphine-based painkillers for patients with chronic pain. In this review article, Dr. J. Schneider, a pain... Read more »