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How To Have A Bowel Movement Fast
I just had a bowel movement 9 hours after eating following a colonoscopy. I always feel like I am a little fast - is this normal?
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
I defecate very fast, no matter quantity, consistency of feces. I need 15-20 seconds to complete a bowel movement, with no straining. Is it normal?
Bowel movement: I think what you describe is normal. If you don't have any other symptoms or any discomfort defecating, you should not worry. ...Read more
I PASS STOOL VERY FAST. I NEED ONLY FEW SECONDS TO COMPLETE A BOWEL MOVEMENT PASSING FORMED STOOL WITHOUT STRAIN OR PUSH. IS IT WEIRD OR ABNORMAL?
Are yellow bowel movements anything to be worried about if they only happen every now and again? Can this be the result of fast bowel transit time?
See a doctor: This can happen with some liver conditions. I would see a doctor. ...Read more
Wife's stomach grows fast after eating and sometimes turns pale & has uncontrolled bowel movements.?
Fatigue, burning throat and stomach, stomach cramps, frequent bowel movements after eating, nausea after eating, fast heart rate?
Absolutely: A bit of extra mucus lying free is normal. The colon makes far more than your nose does just to keep things lubricated, though we seldom realize it. If it is abundant or persisent, do let your doctor know; you may have anything from functional bowel syndrome to a mucus-producing tumor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is it that every time I eat I have the urge to have a bowel movement 10-15 minutes after I have eaten?
Hydrate-more fluids: Usually painful bm's are the result of very hard stool.The job of the colon is to recover liquid.If we do not have enough liquid in our system the stool becomes very hard and difficult to pass.Add fluids and maybe some prune juice-it is surprisingly effective as a "gentle" laxitive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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