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   Posted 5/18/2010 8:34 AM (GMT -6)   
hi everyone, just a thought how come there is sooooo much poo coming out when there is so little going in ????? yeah

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   Posted 5/18/2010 10:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Erm I think I heard that the majority of poo is dead bacteria and our body holds a lot of water too so I guess it can still make its own poo even without food making up any part of it? Just a thought!

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   Posted 5/18/2010 6:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Don't forget those goblet cells making all that mucus...and the liver with it's bile...
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   Posted 5/18/2010 8:43 PM (GMT -6)   
lilcrohnieUK is right I too have just read that most of a bm can be dead bacteria, I had no idea we hat that kind of bacteria by volume. Kinda creepy isn't it?
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