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Doctor insights on: Explosive Bowel Movements In Adults

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What causes explosive bowel movements?

What causes explosive bowel movements?

Bowel movement: Explosive bowel movements are associated usually with some type of infection. They can be associated with, for example, lasctose intollerance. I would talk to a doctor. ...Read more

Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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How often should adults have bowel movements?

How often should adults have bowel movements?

1 or 2 per day: Most adults have one bowel movement in 24 hours. However some are habituated to have one bm on every other day or have upto two per day. ...Read more

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Is it healthier to have 1-2 bowel movements a day, or 3-4 in adults?

Everybody different: However, in the perfect world the answer would be one or two. As americans we eat so much processed food that there is not enough bulk to allow proper emptying which makes us have air pockets between stool sections. We then have a bowel movement to the next air pocket. This leaves bowel content to stay against our bowel wall causing inflammation. ...Read more

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After every meal I have to run to the bathroom and I have an explosive liquid bowel movement!

After every meal I have to run to the bathroom and I have an explosive liquid bowel movement!

Need to see a doctor: This needs evaluation with your Primary Care physician. Have you had prior surgery? You may need a referral to Gastroenterology for a colonoscopy if you not had one in a few years. ...Read more

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Side and stomach rumbling/gurgling loudly, excessive gas, and explosive bowel movements? Bad food?

Side and stomach rumbling/gurgling loudly, excessive gas, and explosive bowel movements? Bad food?

Possibly: Though it is more likely to be the typical viral gastroenteritis that has a tendency to go around at this time of year. He should be seen, his doctor can prescribe meds to help relive some of his symptoms. ...Read more

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Explosive bowel movements after eating. Constantly farting. Slight discomfort below belt line. Ideas?

Explosive bowel movements after eating. Constantly farting. Slight discomfort below belt line. Ideas?

Food intolerance...: Not a lot of details to go on here, but you might be helped by keeping a symptom and food diary. Dairy and/or gluten may be leading to your symptoms. Start with just a diary to see if you find a correlation; if none found - consider elimination diet. If symptoms don't improve, discuss with your primary doctor or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What are bowel movements?

Poop: A bowel movement is when you pass the waste from your intestines. This is what is left over from your food after it is digested, along with some digestive enzymes that usually make it brown. ...Read more

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What cause green bowel movement?

Some green undigestd: It may be green if you ate some green colour food which was undifested. If otherwise your bowels are regular and normal, I will not worry about it, but if you have green stool persisting then consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What can help with bowel movements?

High fiber diet: A diet rich in fruits and vegetables along with adequate oral hydration will help with regular bowel movements. You can also use otc fibers to help. Just remember to drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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What causes soupy bowel movements?

What causes soupy bowel movements?

? severity: First define the problem (do you have soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea developed (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, food intolerances, stressful times, exposure to ill individuals, food poisoning, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, etc.), severity (stool volume, dehydration, blood, night-time awakening, weight loss), & duration. The "cure" depends on diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why di I keep having bowel movements?

Why di I keep having bowel movements?

How long?: Many causes of diarrhea. It could be due to gastroenterintis, inflammatory bowl disease, celiac disease or malabsorption ...Read more

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Does mirlax turn bowel movement green?

That is possible: If transit time through the GI tract increases - that can cause green stool. ...Read more

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Should I get bowel movements everyday?

Should I get bowel movements everyday?

NO: There really is not a " normal schedule" for everyone. If you are able to eat without bloating or pain, with good elimination of formed stool - do not become fixated on your bm frequency. ...Read more

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What does a white bowel movement mean?

What does a white bowel movement mean?

Light Stool: Have pale colored stools checked out. This can occur when the liver does not produce enough bile or when bile is blocked from leaving the liver. Some possible causes include: gall stones, bile duct cysts, strictures of bile ducts, hepatitis, some medications, cancer, etc. White stool can be related to barium sulfate if you just had a barium enema, Aluminum hydroxide found in antacids, bile > ...Read more

Defecation (Definition)

Passing food that is fully digested and ready for excretion out the ...Read more


Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more