Unusual Bowel Movements

What Causes Unusual Bowel Movements?

Unusual bowel movements can have various causes and aggravating factors, and finding these means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.

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Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms.  In order to diagnose unusual bowel movements, we could:

  • Research the topic
  • Find a doctor with the time
  • Use a diagnostic computer system.

The Analyst™ is our online diagnosis tool that learns all about you through a straightforward process of multi-level questioning, providing diagnosis at the end.

In the Bowel Movement Symptoms section of the questionnaire, The Analyst™ will ask the following question about unusual bowel movements:
Are your bowel movements/stools at all unusual? For example, under one a day, over two a day, hard to pass, frequent urges, variation in consistency/pattern, sticky, oily, black, pale, unusual color, or containing mucus, red blood, or undigested fat/food.
Possible responses:
→ Don't know
→ No, they are well-formed, regular, easy to pass
→ Yes
Based on your response to this question, which may indicate either regular stools or irregular stools, The Analyst™ will ask further questions about:
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