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Movement in stomach after eating

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Simplistically...: Movement of gut contents due to muscular activity of the GI tract is defined as "peristalsis." If your's is excessive, acutely increased, particularly... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nadu Tuakli
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Needs a gastroentero: Your wife clearly needs a full evaluation. While waiting for the doctor's appointment try: enzymes and chromium before each meal and probiotics twice ... Read More
Dr. Michael Schwartz
Vascular Surgery 34 years experience
See a GI specialist: Can mean many things, inflammatory bowel disease, food allergies, ischemic bowel disease and others. Best to see a Gastroenterologist for a complete e... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scot Lewey
Gastroenterology 38 years experience
Likely from week ago: The transit time for corn and such fiber like food particles is usually several days to a week. It is common to see retained corn kernels in the colon... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Stomach: It is probably normal movement of your intestine as food travels through the gut.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
61 years experience
Frequent bms: B ms after eating can be related to your nerves like ibs. Or gluten enteropathy. Depends what you are eating. Talk and consult your dr.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Bowel spasm?: This is not uncommon. You can try cutting back on greasy, fatty foods or whatever food seems to be the culprit for you, and increase the amount of fi... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Forsythe
Emergency Medicine 28 years experience
Depends on food: Typically, in a digestive tract that works properly, a bowel movement should occur twice daily. Various foods may affect it. High fiber foods will de... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 37 years experience
A reflex: This is fine as long as it isn't happening with every meal there is something called the gastro-colic reflex. The intestines activity is stimulated ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Normal reaction: It is normal to have an urge to go to the bathroom after a meal. This is called the gastrocolic reflex. There is no need to worry about this and the... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Post meal BM: He probably has a very pronounced gastrocolic reflex. When food enters our stomach this stimulates peristaltic intestinal activity, but in some people... Read More
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