Is it normal for me to tear up when I have a bowel movement?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
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Constipation

Constipation

Constipation is a temporary condition characterized by infrequent bowel movements (BM), passing hard stools or straining when you do have a bowel movement. A change in diet is often all it takes to reduce your chances of becoming ...

constipated. In some cases constipation can be a sign of a more serious condition, especially if you experience symptoms such as bloody stool or rectal pain. Learn more about ways to prevent and treat constipation with expert advice from Sharecare.
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