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Synonyms for bowel movement

a euphemism for defecation

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According to Daily Express, changes in bowel movement can be a sign of cancer or stroke.
Hemorrhoids are swollen veins that are located in the lower rectum, just inside the anus (the opening from which stools are expelled during a bowel movement), or under the skin outside the anus.
Regular bowel movements keep intestines and stomach healthy.
Their yardstick is improvements in the number of bowel movements after a month of taking the pill daily.
Results: The mean time to return to bowel movements in early feeding group was 6.13 hrs whereas in delayed group it was 9 29 hours.
She hadn't seen her physician in 5 years and noted that her bowel movements were somewhat smaller than usual.
The number of bowel movements per day was significantly less on the gluten-free diet than on the gluten-containing diet (p < 0.04).
Results demonstrated a statistically significant increase (P < 0.014) in mean daily bowel movements (healthy cohort) following one month of ACTAZIN (2,400 mg/day) consumption.
Some IBS patients suffer from urgent or frequent bowel movements, while others experience constipation.
The pain and other symptoms will often get mild after a bowel movement or be triggered when there is a change in how often you have bowel movements.
The 12-week endpoint was at least three spontaneous bowel movements per week and an increase of at least one spontaneous bowel movement per week from baseline for at least 9 of the 12 weeks and for at least 3 of the final 4 weeks of the study.
Treatment with naloxegol was also associated with a significantly greater number of spontaneous bowel movements over the course of the 12-week study period, compared with placebo, and an increase in the mean number of days per week with one or more spontaneous bowel movements.
Constipation is defined as bowel movements that are infrequent or difficult to pass.
Unless diarrhea is a cause, measures to soften the stool and promote regular bowel movements are most helpful.
She is on her expected growth curve and has unremarkable bowel movements. Would the experienced pediatrician send that patient to the gastroenterologist, or begin asking how things are going at school?