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A 31-year-old member asked:

Is it healthy if you go to the restroom after you eat?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Indifferent: It is not unhealthy to go the restroom after you eat. If you feel you have to go to the bathroom after you eat, than go. Best wishes.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Often people do use the restroom after eating due to the gastrocolic reflux.
Sep 2, 2013

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Last updated Dec 1, 2013

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