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According to the Mayo Clinic, excessive bowel movements have many causes, including celiac disease, Crohn's disease, hyperthyroidism, irritable bowel syndrome, side effects of drugs and ulcerative colitis. What constitut... More »

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Small amounts of mucus in bowel movements is normal, but large amounts can be a sign of a gastrointestinal issue, according to Healthline. Dehydration, constipation and colon inflammation can result in excess mucus.in st... More »

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Causes of blood in a bowel movement include hemorrhoids, an anal fissure, an anal abscess, diverticulitis and inflammatory bowel disease, according to Cleveland Clinic. The color of the blood helps determine where the bl... More »

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Intestinal disorders that cause a green-colored stool include irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn?s disease and malabsorption, according to About.com. However, a green-colored stool is gen... More »

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Loose bowel movements can be a symptom of irritable bowel syndrome, but constipation is also a possible symptom of the condition, notes Mayo Clinic. Bowel movements also can alternate between diarrhea and constipation in... More »

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Causes of colitis include certain infections, ischemic colitis, pseudomembranous colitis, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, but treatment of the disease depends on the cause, explains MedlinePlus. Individuals shoul... More »

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Common causes of colon bleeding are hemorrhoids, colon polyps, colorectal cancer, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, according to WebMD. Other causes of colon bleeding are diverticular disease, abnormalities in the ... More »

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