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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Traci Buxton
22 years experience Family Medicine
It happens: Sometimes you can have a nervous system response triggered by the urge to have a bowel movement that can cause temporary headaches, nausea, or dizzine ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
See your doctor: At the very least, you are badly constipated. Are you eating? Drinking fluids? Are you on medications? All these issues are important, and you nee ... Read More
Dr. Earl Sandroff
42 years experience Dentistry
Eat and drink: You might no be eating enough fiber or enough food to move things along if there is something to move along. The bad taste etc could be from dehydrat ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Need Consultation: See your physician to determine what is going wrong. This could get worse fast. Go see them now.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Hastriter
18 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Headache : Yes reasons for not having a bowel movement include not eating which can cause a headache, constipation due to not having enough hydration which can c ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Kufdakis
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Doesn't sound bad: If you had a sharp pain in your head while having a bowel movement and the pain passed after the bowel movement, as long as you don't continue to have ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Association?: A tension headache type often feels like squeezing the head. You bowel movement should not typically cause this though. Is this a frequent occurrenc ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Could be pre-syncope: You need to see your PCP and he/she needs to consider cardiovascular consult vs neurological consult.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Green Stool: Rapid transit of stool through the intestines can prevent reabsorption of fluid and processing of bile salts. That is why loose stools are so often gr ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
See MD: please see a doctor ASAP. You may need testing and medication.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O IBS: IBS with constipation, can be seen with Headaches secondary to bearing down. IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor : The symptoms you describe and the length of time that you have them are both concerning. Unfortunately the list of what it might be is very long. You ... Read More
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