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A 29-year-old male asked:

Coffee makes me want to pass stool almost immediately, i say about 15 mins after i drink it? is this normal? maybe have crohns based on colonoscopy i had last year(ulcer. term illeum:ascending colon) capsule endoscopy said i was clean recently. idea?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
What you are experiencing is not an uncommon reaction to coffee and does not indicate any disease. If you look at the positive side, a cup in the morning will facilitate a bowel movement and get you going for the day. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water daily so your urine is mostly colorless, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs.

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