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What does it mean if after you eat you immediately have to goto the bathroom?

What does it mean if after you eat you immediately have to goto the bathroom?

Usually IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome frequently demonstrates the gastro-colic reflex, causing urgent movement of bowels. In ibs, this will happen with stress and with certain foods. If it happens with any meal, then an evaluation with your physician is warranted. ...Read more

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What does it mean when it burns after I use the bathroom?

What does it mean when it burns after I use the bathroom?

What burns: If urination then consider a urinary tract infection but if its rectal possibly a fissure or hemorrhoid. In any event both should be checked by a doctor ...Read more

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I think I bleed when I used the bathroom what does that mean?

I think I bleed when I used the bathroom what does that mean?

Hemorrhoids: You might have a hemorrhoid. This is a dilation of some of the vessels in the rectum and can cause bleeding when you have a bowel movement. Do not strain at stool. Do not sit on toilet for prolonged periods. Avoid constipation (mainstay of therapy) with the goal of soft bulky stool that is easily passed without straining. Eat a high bulk diet (dietary fiber) and drink lots of fluid. ...Read more

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When I use the bathroom and my urine be cloudy what does that means?

When I use the bathroom and my urine be cloudy what does that means?

Consider UTI: You may have a urinary tract infection (uti). It is best that you be evaluated by a medical provider to run tests and make sure you are thoroughly evaluated. See if you can get into an immediate care or your regular doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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In the morning when I go to bathroom their my urine has bobbles what do that mean?

In the morning when I go to bathroom their my urine has bobbles what do that mean?

Normal: urine can be "frothy". ..if you have no other symptoms and no pain its more likely than not that its normal!

Hope this is helpful
'Dr Z ...Read more

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What does it mean when you go to the bathroom and you have blood come out it does not happen all the time

What does it mean when you go to the bathroom and you have blood come out it does not happen all the time

There: There can be many reasons for blood in the urine, some mild but som very serious. If you can see blood in the urine you need to see a doctor soon to make sure it isn't from a cancer. Bladder cancers if caught early can easily be cured. ...Read more

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I noticed 2 wks. Ago that I had a sudden decrease of smell. I can't even smell my fecal matter in the air after using the bathroom. What does this mean? Is there something wrong with me or my waste?

I noticed 2 wks. Ago that I had a sudden decrease of smell. I can't even smell my fecal matter in the air after using the bathroom. What does this mean? Is there something wrong with me or my waste?

See your ENT: A sudden loss of smell is not normal. It can be due to a variety of problems from sinus infections, allergies, nasal polyps, and more. Your local ENT can see you and evaluate the situation. He may be able to recommend a treatment to help restore your sense of smell. Good luck! ...Read more

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Whar does it mean when I eat I have to GI to the bathroom in 5 minutes?

Whar does it mean when I eat I have to GI to the bathroom in 5 minutes?

Body doesn't want it: A quick bout of diarrhea, along with nausea and tummy ache, usually means the person ate something that reacted in a way with his or her body, to make the body want to rapidly expel (poop out) everything. Sometimes this is due to food poisoning (bacterial toxins in the food), rapid over-eating, certain food oils/ingredients that make bowels move, taking medications with laxative effects, etc... ...Read more

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What does it mean when after sex you go to the bathroom wipe and see blood also the next day?

What does it mean when after sex you go to the bathroom wipe and see blood also the next day?

Blood post BM: The two most common causes are (1) hemorrhoids and (2) anal fissure. Both most commonly occur if you have a history of constipation or straining with bowel movements. Other rarer causes include a rectal polyp, diverticulosis, inflammatory bowel disease (which usually have other symptoms too). ...Read more

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The past two weeks I have felt very nauesa, headaches, frequent bathroom breaks. What could these signs mean?

The past two weeks I have felt very nauesa, headaches, frequent bathroom breaks. What could these signs mean?

Hope it's past: Sorry if no one answered - it might be all gone - hope so! But it would have been hard to say much. It could be so many things! They mean something is off in your digestive system and either that is creating stress that gives a headache a start or something else. You'd need to have an exam andRx if they find something. Best! ...Read more

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Hi my question is I went to the bathroom and I was bleeding light though I come on my regular menstrual on the 10 what do that mean?

Hi my question is I went to the bathroom and I was bleeding light though I come on my regular menstrual on the 10 what do that mean?

Cycles vary: Keep a menstrual calander and track your cycles- You did not mention sexual activity or how your cycles normally occur- consult your GYN if in doubt. ...Read more

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I have a 2 year old daughter who goes to the bathroom more then me, is that something I need to have checked out? What does that mean?

I have a 2 year old daughter who goes to the bathroom more then me, is that something I need to have checked out? What does that mean?

Urinary frequency: Urinary frequency can be part of bladder infection. Can also be caused by endocrine abnormalities, e.g., diabetes mellitus or insipidus. Have her checked by her primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a 18 year old boy pees the bed and gets up to go to the bathroom before? What can cause this? He can go for awhile not doing it

What does it mean when a 18 year old boy pees the bed and gets up to go to the bathroom before? What can cause this? He can go for awhile not doing it

Always a bed wetter?: Could be normal in a person who has been a bed wetter since childhood. But if he never wet the bed before, and just started, there may medical issues involved including nocturnal seizures, drug/alcohol abuse, renal/metabolic disease. Depends on circumstances surrounding the episodes. See your doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Every time I go to the bathroom there is a crust on the tip of my penis what does this mean?

Every time I go to the bathroom there is a crust on the tip of my penis what does this mean?

Get checked: A little crust now and then is typical, but if it is every time, you need to be evaluated for infection. ...Read more

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I went to the bathroom wiped my butt and there was blood and I wasn't constipated. What does it mean?

I went to the bathroom wiped my butt and there was blood and I wasn't constipated. What does it mean?

Blood: There are many causes to blood, but if bright red when wiping might signify either a hemorrhoid or fissure. It's important to see your physician to help determine the cause, provide treatment recommendations, and ensure nothing more concerning may be present. ...Read more

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I'm having back pain and pain on my left side. But I'm not running back and fourth to the bathroom what could this mean?

I'm having back pain and pain on my left side. But I'm not running back and fourth to the bathroom what could this mean?

Back pain: Back pain is not necessarily related to the kidneys. It may be musculoskeletal in nature which can radiate and be either intermittent or constant. Obviously, I would consult with your doctor...But in the meantime you may want to can try some gentle heating pad or bengay patch to the area and see if that helps at all. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my urine doesn't smell but my underwear often smells even after I shower and haven't gone to the bathroom yet.

What does it mean if my urine doesn't smell but my underwear often smells even after I shower and haven't gone to the bathroom yet.

CROTCH ODOR: First of all, urine does not smell, it has an odor. Despite showers, the warm, moist area of the crotch enclosed by panties perspires, the glands exude water and mucus substance and all these have an odor of their own. ...Read more

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Every time I feel nausea it either goes away after a while or I have to go straight to the bathroom. What does this mean? It's happening often.

Every time I feel nausea it either goes away after a while or I have to go straight to the bathroom. What does this mean? It's happening often.

Nausea: If you had unprotected sex and missed a period, get a pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy. Not clear if you are having vomiting or diarrhea or how long you have been suffering. If it is recent, it may be a virus and will run its course. Eat a light diet, drink fluids, avoid alcohol. ...Read more

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If I need to use bathroom short while after drinking bottle of water, does that mean im not absorbing it? Why does it seem to go to bladder so fast?

If I need to use bathroom short while after drinking bottle of water, does that mean im not absorbing it? Why does it seem to go to bladder so fast?

Likely is normal: If the body's fluid status is normal, drinking more fluid will prompt a rapid excretion as urine to maintain the normal fluid status. If you have been hot and sweating or have not had much to drink and the same urination occurs after drinking water, then your kidneys are not functioning normally to retain needed fluid. The blood sodium level is the marker for proper kidney function for fluids. ...Read more

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No period for june I go to the bathroom alot what that mean?

No period for june I go to the bathroom alot what that mean?

Not sure...: Anytime after a missed period, it is a good idea to buy a home pregnancy test if you are sexually active and check to be sure you are not pregnant. If you are not pregnant, call in to your doctor's office and speak to a nurse to see how long they want you to wait before being checked by them. Most doctors don't start to work up missed periods unless you've missed more than one. ...Read more

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I am stressed out and I am not using the bathroom regularly, I mean urinenate (pee). Can stress be a factor?

I am stressed out and I am not using the bathroom regularly, I mean urinenate (pee). Can stress be a factor?

Possibly: If you're not urinating, the obvious question is: are you drinking water? If you're feeling very stressed, it's possible to forget to do this. . . And if you make sure you're drinking at least 8, 8oz glasses of water a day, your urination pattern might take care of itself. Other question is whether you're on medications that can interfere -- talk with your doctor about this. ...Read more

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What does it mean when u keep having to use the bathroom and you vomit once n a while but you got your period for the month?

What does it mean when u keep having to use the bathroom and you vomit once n a while but you got your period for the month?

Check a preg test: It sounds to me like you are concerned you might be pregnant. The easiest thing to do is to check a pregnancy test at home. They are cheap, reliable and easy. If it is negative then you will need to see a primary care doctor if your nausea and diarrhea continue. If you are wanting to avoid pregnancy please discuss birth control options. ...Read more

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Having diarrhea pains in stomach and when using the bathroom to wipe there is brown mucus on the tissue what could this means?

Having diarrhea pains in stomach and when using the bathroom to wipe there is brown mucus on the tissue what could this means?

Gastroenteritis: You are reporting classic symptoms for gastroenteritis or 'the runs'. Basically your GI tract is trying to 'spit out' whatever is making you sick- so it's dumping, dumping, dumping the contents... that includes liquidy stools, the mucous that's in there anyway, plus possibly some inflammation from the bacteria/germ, and the germs themselves. Getting the germs out is what the body is trying to do. ...Read more