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bowel movements

This has happened several times over the last couple of years.  I suddenly get loose, grainy or sandy bowels when I use the restroom.  Sometimes so soft that I have to find a restroom immediately.  I am 44 years old and for the most part eat a very healthy diet.  Any idea.
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Is the colour of it light pale beige colour as could indicate problems! IT COULD BE THE FOOD YOU EAT, AN INTOLERANCE TO; sorry Cap lock prob!!!! An allergy to a specific food. IBS! If your stool is bloody or black, also a problem! If you are feeling pain or it cont's to concern you, I would recommend you check with a family physician. In meantime what you deem "very healthy diet" could be a matter of dairy or glutton??? Have you tried elliminating these foods for a little bit at least and see what happens!
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It is beige-ish.  I actually have just decided to work on a gluten free diet as well as dairy.  Since changing my diet I have eliminated most dairy products.
Thank you for our response.  I have an appt with the Dr. next week. Just a frustrating issue....
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You been to the doctor,you need to go get checked out,might be a case of IBS,Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
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