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A 34-year-old male asked:

I have ibs and recently have started feeling nauseous when i need a bowel movement. when i have a bm the nausea subsides. this is a new symptom.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Nausea: This reflexive reaction to the urge to have a bm isn't too unusual when the bm is somewhat urgent as often happens in IBS syndrome which actually can affect the entire gastrointestinal tract to some degree.
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