Change In Stools, Diarrhea, Frequent Bowel Movements And Pain Or Discomfort

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Your symptoms can be associated with a variety of medical conditions, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or gastroenteritis. Your diet can also impact your bowel movements. Keep a track of when and how often you are having symptoms. Pay attention to other symptoms that you may have. See your doctor if your symptoms persist to evaluate for any underlying medical conditions.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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