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Small amount of stool in left in rectum after I use the bathroom (normal?)
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quicksilverseven posted:
Whenever I go the bathroom there is still some stool left over in my rectum. (a small amount, similar in size to a pinky finger) I don't feel like I have to go anymore, there is no itching or anything negative. I eat plenty of fiber so I know that's not it. It bothers me more psychologically I guess. (a mental feeling of not being clean knowing there is still a small amount in there) So every time I defecate I have to get that last little bit out with my finger. So the question is:
Is it normal to have this small amount of stool left in the rectum after defecating every single time? (about the size of pinky finger) If it is I feel I can stop having to remove it with my finger after I use the bathroom which would be nice.
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