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what happens to your bowel movements when you quit drinking

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Relax : This sounds like a normal dietary based bowel function....Little kids are like that! You may not be adding enough solid food ..Speak with your Pediat ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
See answer: Bm's can be normal even if not done every day. If you are getting cramping and problems from constipation, that is another story. You are doing well ... Read More
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Physical evaluation: Have a doctor check for blockage or other gastrointestinal problems. It is good that yoyu know how important water & diet can be - it would probably b ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Change in diet: If there is change in dietary habit, for example reduced fiber intake might be the reason for it. As long as you have bowel movement and no associated ... Read More
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Probably not: I agree with Dr. Gani's answer. In addition remember normal bowel frequency can range from it being on a daily basis to once every 3 days - so take th ... Read More
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
48 years experience Emergency Medicine
See doctor.: These symptoms of sudden onset call for an examination by a physician. I recommend that you call your doctor for further evaluation and management.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Good habits.: It is very useful to set up a good routine for your bowel habits. If yours involves a morning cup of coffee, I see no real problem with that. I think ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Try a : Fleets enema. If that doesn't work you may need to see a doctor or go to the er for an evaluation and manual disimpaction. If you are having abdomina ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: Symptoms of alcohol intolerance may include: headache, flushing, hives, nasal congestion, GI upset, nausea/vomiting ; low blood pressure. You coul ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
60 years experience Pain Management
The alcohol: Some people respond to types of alcohol with these reactions which are gout precursor symptoms . Especially bad with bourbon drinks but can be from a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Varies between peopl: oral intake often stimulates the rest of the gut and that can stimulate bowel activity. Caffeine can be a stimulant in many people also.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Probably not...: When defining "normal" for most things in medicine, consider a bell curve. Regarding stool frequency, "normal" is anywhere from 3 movements a day to ... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastritis: That is enough wine to cause inflammation of the stomach lining or peptic ulcers which can then bleed resulting in the passage of black stools indicat ... Read More

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