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Is It Normal to Poop 5 Times a Day?

How often should I go to the bathroom in a single day? It is possible that you are thinking about this question as you make your way to the restroom to have your fifth bowel movement of the day. It is not as easy to answer; however, there are a number of potential causes that might be causing you to urinate more often.

“People should have bowel movements anywhere from zero to three times daily,” explains Dr. Pratima Dibba, MD, a board-certified gastroenterologist at Medical Offices of Manhattan and contributor to LabFinder. But some people poop more than three times a day. Read the article.