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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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Bowel movement after every meal, any medicine to make this once per day? Why its so quick? Medical reason.

Common: Post-pea dial diarrhea is common and can be caused by many things including ibs. You should start to eat a healthy diet low in fat and then see a gastroenterologist for further eval. ...Read more

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Bowel movement after every meal, any medicine to make this once per day? Fruits (dried & fresh) make urge rapidly. Why its so quick? Medical reason.

Bowel movement after every meal, any medicine to make this once per day? Fruits (dried & fresh) make urge rapidly. Why its so quick? Medical reason.

Gastro-colic reflex: Not an uncommon phenomenon, but consider: are your symptoms related to all foods or only some foods? Is the volume or temperature of food a factor? Do your symptoms occur with every meal or only later in the day? Do you have associated symptoms of nausea, vomiting (with or without blood), biliary colic, tenderness, stool urgency with meals, blood or melena in stool? Any stress recently? ...Read more

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Bowel movement after every meal? And stool type 6, normal?

Bowel movement after every meal? And stool type 6, normal?

Bowel frequency: Normal bowel frequency varies from person to person. What's constipation to one person might be considered diarrhea to someone else. From healthcare perspective, we're more concerned about changes in bowel habits & frequencies. If your stool is consistently fluffy, ragged & mushy (bristol type 6: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/bristol_stool_scale), then you're normal as long as no pain or weightless. ...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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Constant bloating and gas after almost every meal no matter what I eat. Infrequent bowel movements and chronic fatigue. Been this way for years.?

Constant bloating and gas after almost every meal no matter what I eat. Infrequent bowel movements and chronic fatigue. Been this way for years.?

Tried Linzess yet?: Ibs is a condition associated w/ abdominal discomfort, altered stool pattern, ; among others accompanying nausea, bloating, gassiness. Often improved by stooling, ibs is defined by changes in perception of gut distension, motility, sensation. Diet ; emotional stress may contribute. Once you've ruled out inflammation, ischemia, ; infection ask your doctor if you are a candidate for Linzess rx. ...Read more

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My seven year old just started to have a bowel movement after each meal and I am becoming concern, please help?

My seven year old just started to have a bowel movement after each meal and I am becoming concern, please help?

Gastrocolic reflex: Normally formed, non-bloody bowel movements after meals is not usually of any health concern in children who are otherwise healthy and gaining weight. ...Read more

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Everytime I eat I have a bowel movement after, even small meals. The stools are watery. I also lot of gas. Should I be concerned for colon Cancer?

Everytime I eat I have a bowel movement after, even small meals. The stools are watery. I also lot of gas. Should I be concerned for colon Cancer?

Watery stools: It could be inflammatory bowel disease or some kind of infection etc. Usually colon mass (cancer) causes obstruction. Please see your gastroenterologist to make a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a rash mostly under breasts but growing. Also, after eating most meals I get an almost instant need to have a bowel movement.?

I have a rash mostly under breasts but growing. Also, after eating most meals I get an almost instant need to have a bowel movement.?

Gastro colic reflex: When food normally enters the stomach (gastro) smooth muscle stimulates the colon (colic) to make room for the next items for "food processing" resulting in a urge to have a bowel movement. If the stools are not "loose" or "frequent" as in diarrhea then all is well with the system. The rash cold be a heat rash under the breasts but it wouldn't hurt to have a MD exam the area. ...Read more

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I EAT 5 MEALS PER DAY, I TAKE PLENTY WATER BUT I USUALLY HAVE 1 BOWEL MOVEMENT DAILY. SOMETIMES I DON'T GO AT ALL THROUGHT A DAY. IS THAT REGULAR?

I EAT 5 MEALS PER DAY, I TAKE PLENTY WATER BUT I USUALLY HAVE 1 BOWEL MOVEMENT DAILY. SOMETIMES I DON'T GO AT ALL THROUGHT A DAY. IS THAT REGULAR?

Yes: It is not necessary to have a bowel movement each day. In fact, some normal people only go once every three or four days, which is perfectly acceptable if that is their normal bowel pattern. As long as you are not having pain or other symptoms along with it, then I would not be concerned by your bowel movement frequency. Eat a lot of fiber. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long can person go without bowel movement if eating 3 meals a day before problems?

It varies: Some patients have a bowel movement every day and others may have one several days apart. Please see your health care provider if you have a problem with constipation... ...Read more

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My husband and 2 kids have bowel movement about 2 to 3 times everyday, usually after a full meal. What could be the problem?

My husband and 2 kids have bowel movement about 2 to 3 times everyday, usually after a full meal. What could be the problem?

Could be normal: This could be completely normal. Some people have 2-3. If this a new pattern, there is pain in belly, loose stools, blood in stools, then I would be concerned. A large meal can cause a reflex that instigates an urge to defecate upon some people. ...Read more

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Had a hemmorhojdectomy and since than, kepp having frequent bowel. Cannot even finish a meal without having to make a bowel movement?

Had a hemmorhojdectomy and since than, kepp having frequent bowel. Cannot even finish a meal without having to make a bowel movement?

Not related to surge: Your symptoms are not due to Hemorroidectpmy. I will advice you consult your Medical doctor or a Gastroenterologist to find the cause of your frequent BMs ...Read more

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Is it normal to have to bowel movement after I eat a meal?

Probably: If you have to rush to the bathroom or your bowel movements are loose or associated with abdominal cramping, it's not normal. If you have normal, formed bowel movements soon after eating a meal, it's normal. People who eat a lot of fiber - fruits, vegetables, and whole grains - often will have normal bowel movements after they eat. This is actually very healthy. ...Read more

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I'm having bowel movement within 2 hrs of having meal after staple haemorodictomy. How long will this frequent bowel movement last.

Bowel movements: We all have a reflex called the gastrocolic reflex that causes us to defecate after a meal, especially a large meal. This is a defense mechanism for the body to rid itself of waste so we could be ready to fight of flee back in the days of old. This is more pronounced in some people and after going through stressors. ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

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


Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more