Frequent bowel movements : When to see a doctor?

See your doctor if more-frequent bowel movements are also accompanied by any of the following signs or symptoms:

  • Changes in the consistency, volume or appearance of your bowel movements, such as repeatedly passing narrow, ribbon-like stools or loose, watery stools
  • Abdominal pain
  • Blood, mucus or pus in your feces

Diseases and other conditions that may cause such signs and symptoms include:

Source: mayoclinic.org