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Question: bathroom issue

 tulip18 - Mon Sep 13, 2004 2:30 am

Every morning for the past week ive woken up with a cramp to go to the bathroom, the stools the first 3 days were soft (not diareah just soft), and after that normal, i have mild constipation when passing them .... what could it be....
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Sat Feb 25, 2006 5:37 pm

User avatar Hello,

It sounds like a temporary functional disturbance in your bowel habits. This could be due to many things from stomach flu, to a mild infection to stress or bad eating habits.

If the problem persists and does not improve please call the doctor.

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