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A 16-year-old male asked:

frequent bowel movement shortly after eating.

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Dr. Veena Govila
Internal Medicine 60 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.

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Is it normal to have very frequent bowel movement before a period?

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HORMONAL CHANGES: Typical of menstrual cycles can and usually do affect other bodily functions.
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I'm having bowel movement within 2 hrs of having meal after staple haemorodictomy. How long will this frequent bowel movement last.

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