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What Are Bowel Movements
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
No Correlation: Sorry.....there is generally NOT a correlation between BM's and periods. Now, eating a bigger breakfast, or a fattier one, can cause a gastrocolic reflex, that MAKES your body want to have a BM after eating, but other than that...no real connection. ...Read more
What causes bowel movements right after drinking or eating? It's usually loose, greasy looking and sometimes green.
The alcohol: Some people respond to types of alcohol with these reactions which are gout precursor symptoms . Especially bad with bourbon drinks but can be from any rye or scotch or beer. Also may be neurotransmitter problems from zoloft (sertraline). Visit www.Neurosciencemyths.Com to leaarn about the problems with reuptake inhibitors like zoloft (sertraline) and to get an alternative to deal with your problems. ...Read more
What causes bowel movements in your sleep, vertigo, loss of balance, fatigue, exhaustion, shortness of breath, migraines, diarrhea, shooting pain neck?
? 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
Soft, yellowish poop: Formula-fed babies older than a week should have yellowish poops at least as thick as mustard or thick spaghetti sauce. Breastfeeding babies can have looser poops. Formula-fed babies tend to have firmer poops, but poop that holds shape could be too firm for the first 3-4 months of life. Poop gets darker, with brown/green colors blended in, and also gets firmer, as a baby gets older. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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