Everyone goes at different times during the day but a normal range of doing #2 is one to two times a day.
Shape, size, smell, and shade are what you need to remember when you go to the bathroom.
Feces are brown in colour because of the bile produced by the liver during digestion. Green, gray or light colour stool may mean there is a block in the liver and not enough production of bile. Black stool can be caused by certain medications or because of an ulcer or cancer.
Going to the bathroom is not supposed to be a painful and excruciating experience.
Feeling constipated may be a result of dehydration, lack of fiber consumption or a certain meal didn’t sit well. This happens every once in a while. You should be concerned if it happens all the time.
If you are holding it in, the feces simply go back to the intestine for re-absorption until it’s sent back down to the rectum.
A stool that is thin may be a sign that something along the digestive system is constricted. Make sure you consult your doctor.
Hard and dry poop is a sign of dehydration and constipation. Medications can also affect the stool.
Some people go to the bathroom more than others. Everyone is different.
Everyone’s bowel movements smells. Some a lot worse than others.This varies on the type of diet you consume.
Liquid stool means the body did not break it down due to a virus or bacteria. It’s important to keep hydrated. You should see a doctor if diarrhea persists after three days.