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I have frequent bowel movements right after eating, often loose, is this normal?

I have frequent bowel movements  right after eating, often loose, is this normal?

Frequent BMs After E: You may be describing gastro-colic reflex where the intake of food stimulates a bm. It may be triggered by a large meal and/or a fatty meal. Eating more often , smaller amounts with less fat content may help. See your doctor for full evaluation. ...Read more

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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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What health issues can result from frequent bowel movements?

What health issues can result from frequent bowel movements?

Several things: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have less frequent bowel movements when dieting?

Is it normal to have less frequent bowel movements when dieting?

Dieting and bowel mo: Depends on what kind of diet you are on, like low carb diet like atkins you may be constipated, or scanty bowel movements.Hcg diet causes constipation.Reduce calory diet, liquid diet etc all cause fewer bowel movements or constipation due to less bulk in the diet. So yes you have fewer bowel movements while dieting. ...Read more

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Is there a reason why I am experiencing frequent bowel movements and sudden urge to pee?

Sorry you are: Having trouble. There are many reasons you might be struggling with these symptoms. One that is simple to address is too much caffeine. You should consider talking to your primary doctor about it. ...Read more

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My husband feels light headed upon standing and now is having frequent bowel movements gave him gatorade and pedialyte?

My husband feels light headed upon standing and now is having frequent bowel movements gave him gatorade and pedialyte?

Diarrhea: Diarrhea orvitting can cause serious dehydration. Sometes oral rehydration is not enough and one may need intravenous fluids. During significant dehydration there is decrease fluid bolume. Upon standing up blood pulls to legs causing decrease flow to brain and can cause lightheadness and fainting episode. Going to er for IV hydration maybe a good idea. ...Read more

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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more


Defecation (Definition)

Passing food that is fully digested and ready for excretion out the ...Read more