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Have To Go To The Bathroom After Every Meal
Reflex: You have an active gastrocolic reflex so that when food enters your stomach, it sets off a reflex that sends waves of contraction down your entire intestinal tract leading to a bowel movement. If you can't slow it down by experimenting with your diet, a medication like bentyl (dicyclomine) taken 1/2 hour before eating usually calms down this reflex. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
Gastricolic reflex: When you eat, you GI tract gets activated in order (mouth to rectum/anus) like a tidal wave. So you may feel like having bowel movement 30-60 min after meal. Your stool is not what you ate, is what was stored in the colon (it takes about 16-24 hrs to digest food before it turns into stool). ...Read more
Good morning, is it possible my daughter can have celiac disease if she doesn't sweat n goes to the bathroom after every single meal and is short?
Yes.: You may be confusing Celiac with Cyctic Fibrosis, however. Cystic Fibrosis causes loose stools, lack of sweat and short stature, among many other things (lung disease) Celiac is gluten allergy, which also affects the gut, causes abdominal distension, flatulence sometimes loose stools, and growth failure. Do you have a newborn screening program in Barbados? ...Read more
Please help! I cannot go to the bathroom and have tried everything. Hello: I usually go to the bathroom 3 times a day, or after every meal. I have a very healthy diet of only all natural food (nothing prepackaged) I eat only whole wheat breads, vegetabl
Is it normal to move your bowls after every meal? Almost everyday I move my bowls at least 3 to 4 times. After eating I get cramps and must go to the bathroom right away. I started taking colon health for overall digestive health but it really does not m
Frequent stools: Some colon health products contain senna or cascara laxatives thatr cause stimulation of the GI tract and increased bowel frequency. Using cascara or senna laxatives on a regular basis is not good. Saying all of this, ibs can have the same symptomatology. I also noticed that you didn't list your age. If you are over the age of 40, you could have something else going on. Best advice, see your doctor. ...Read more
My daughter runs to the bathroom after every single meal and most times passes very small stools what can the problem be? Thanks in advance
Is it "okay" that I feel the need to go use the bathroom as soon as I'm done having a meal, every day?
Can't keep food in my body. After every meal, I end up running to the bathroom in pain, and its very loose. And there is a lot of mucus in my stool.
Stool urgency: If this is an acute problem, it is most likely due to an infectious cause, most of which resolve spontaneously it a few days. If it is a long-term problem, though, you may have irritable bowel syndrome. If so, try increasing your fiber intake, along with extra fluids. If this doesn't work, or if it is an acute problem which does not go away in a few days, see your physician. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm having problems wit my stomach every time I eat I use the bathroom n I b burping really loud after every meal continues for 30 minutes every time...?
See someone: Many thoughts - best to see someone. It sounds like you have a "sensitive" GI tract. It normal for infants to go to the bathroom after eating, but not as much for adults. Irritable bowel or other colon issues come to mind. The belching suggests a problem with how food gets into and through your stomach. Reflux can cause these problems as can a slowing called gastroparesis (assoc w/diabetes). ...Read more
I'm 149 lbs. 5'11" and I always go to the bathroom 15 min after I eat anything, it doesn't matter if its a big meal or a tiny snack, is this normal?
U R: Like babies...They poop after each feeding. This is the gastro colic reflex and nothing wrong with it except if you need to go 7-8 times a day. Constipated people are told do drink a glass of wormed milk before going to the bath room. If interferes with quality of life, see a gastroenterologist! ...Read more
Eating and Bathroom: When we eat we stimulate what's called a reflex to use the bathroom and this is involuntary, some people get a strong urge and have to use the bathroom after eating, unless there are no other reasons accoirding to your physician, I believe there is no cause for concern. ...Read more
I feel super bloated 24/7. I drink a lot of water and eat decent. Doesn't matter if I have a small snack or a full meal I will feel bloated. This can go on for hours after hours. Going to the bathroom sometimes helps for like 10-15 mins. I've taken out m
R/O IBS: IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. You need a full exam and blood work. Especial screen for H pylori. Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori. Given age over 50 you also need a baseline colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free high fiber diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. Com. Also 64-80oz water ...Read more
My 17 year old son has blood in his stool and goes to the bathroom after each meal. He says he feels good. What could it be.?
I just ate lunch and drank some juice, within thirty seconds of completing my meal. I had to run to the bathroom to throw up. What's causing this?
Without more information it is really impossible to give you any specific answer.
The most common experience would be that something you ate was rancid. ...Read more
I'm scared I'm 17 and went to the bathroom and pooped and I seen a glob of white mucus I had a tummy ache after eating a greasy meal?
I have had diarrhea for two weeks after a colonoscopy and endoscopy. Bad cramps each morning...Rush to the bathroom. Also, after some meals.?
Lower stomach pain below belly button using the bathroom after meals not diarrhea! Bowl movements about 4 times a day change in color as well no blood?
Must've been some: Thing you ate that's not sitting well. If you are still not feeling well, call your PCP for appointment to be seen, and prescribed something if warranted. Your body knows best. Must be other underlying factors. ...Read more
I woke up & my stomach was burning near top had gas usin bathrm & feel nauseous. What is causin this & what cn I take. Ate big meal & wnt 2 bed last n?
Reflux into esoph: The swallowing tube (esophagus) enters the stomach below the lower breast bone. Sometimes food and acid washes back into the esophagus after entering the stomach. The result is burning and gas (belching) and perhaps nausea. Gravity plays a role in this and remaining upright until stomach empties prevents it. Antacids generally provide relief. ...Read more
First R/O infection:
This could be age related changes but one needs to rule out urine infection esp if this is a new symptom. Medications need to be reviewed because Some medications can can also cause this. As you age bladder capacity decreases and ability to postpone voiding decreases.
Every time II try to go to the bathroom my anus swells up really big and II can't use the bathroom. What do II do help?
See doctor: You may have anal prolapse, you should see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Is it normal to get a hemmoroid every time I go to the bathroom? I thought they only were supposed to happen when you push really hard
Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anal canal. This common problem can be painful, but it's usually not serious.
http://www. Webmd. Com/digestive-disorders/tc/hemorrhoids-topic-overview-1#1 ...Read more
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