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Why do I get the chills after a bowel movement?

Why do I get the chills after a bowel movement?

Equilibration: Believe it or not, passing a bowel movement is an intricate, coordinated event that requires a specific sequence of nerves & muscles firing. One phase is the sympathetic phase, and the other is the parasympathetic phase. Brief (lasts < 5 seconds) chills immediately after a bm is part of the re-equilibration. Pain, or anything that lasts longer needs to be checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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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I feel really sick AFTER I have a bowel movement -- I get really shaky, nauseous, sweaty, chills, and start having a hard time hearing. ?

I feel really sick AFTER I have a bowel movement -- I get really shaky, nauseous, sweaty, chills, and start having a hard time hearing.   ?

Blood pressure low: If this only happened once, don't worry about it too much. If it happens every time, it sounds like your vagus nerve is overactive and it is causing all of these things. Make sure that you don't get constipated and have to strain to get it out or have a lot of pain. If it keeps happening, you need to see a clinic and particularly to get your blood pressure checked. And always get UP SLOWLY. ...Read more

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Why do I get intense chills and goose bumps when I have to have a bowel movement or urinate?

Goose Bumps : Sometimes when one strains at the stool or urinates, the intra abdominal pressure rises (this is called a valsalva) and the increased pressure sets of a chain of reactions that affects your para sympathetic nervous system and your get goose bumps, chills, and often a lightheaded feeling. Try not to strain so much with either activity and let things naturally empty. ...Read more

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Reoccurring uti I have fever chills nausea dizziness and frequent bowel movements that stink. Is that related? Always get those symptoms. Seeing dr

Reoccurring uti I have fever chills nausea dizziness and frequent bowel movements that stink. Is that related? Always get those symptoms. Seeing dr

UTI : I'm glad you're seein your doctor, your doctor will examine you, probably will do a urine analysis & culture to figure out what is causing your symptoms, you will need a renal ultra sound & depending on how many UTI you had you might need to consult a urologist, who might do a VCU to R/O vesicouretral reflux. GI symptoms sometimes go together with any infection in the body. Feel better. ...Read more

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Sleeping, awake with a little naseaua, sudden body temp increase, immediate sweats and a pending bowel movement. 3 min. Later,body temp drops, chills?

More details: It's not clear if you are referring to a recurrent issue or just a one-time occurrence. Also did you actually take your temperature or you felt chills and fever? This could all due to an episode of acute gastroenteritis but if it still persists, then more work-up would definitely be needed. ...Read more

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I have chills, sweats, and fever. I have had no appetite for4 days and haven't had a bowel movement in 5 days. I amachey all over with no sharp pain. I also have a wheeze in my chest. What should I do?

I have chills, sweats, and fever. I have had no appetite for4 days and haven't had a bowel movement in 5 days. I amachey all over with no sharp pain. I also have a wheeze in my chest. What should I do?

Sounds viral: It sounds like a viral infection to me. Push fluids, rest, blend diet. If better, gradually return to normal routine. If no better or doing worse, call your doc. I'd give you another 48-72 hours to figure it out. ...Read more

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Feeling cold before a bowel movement normal for a potty training toddler (who holds in it as long as possible) ?

Feeling cold before a bowel movement normal for a potty training toddler (who holds in it as long as possible) ?

Mgt and workup: I would suggest screening for hypothyroidism. This condition may cause constipation. In addition, a screening test to rule out CF can be done. Including fiber in the diet and decreasing starchy foods may also help if he is constipated. ...Read more

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My little sister wiped back to front after a bowel movement. I made sure to clean her good immediately after with wiped. Can she still get a UTI?

My little sister wiped back to front after a bowel movement. I made sure to clean her good immediately after with wiped. Can she still get a UTI?

Yes: The best hygiene is to wipe from front to back. However, wiping from the rectum could spread bacteria and cause a urinary tract infection, though rare. Observe for fever, emesis, dysuria (pain with urination). Let an MD know if these symptoms occur. ...Read more

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Why does my stool get stuck in my anus after a bowel movement?

Why does my stool get stuck in my anus after a bowel movement?

See below: You probably need more fluids and fiber in your diet. If symptoms persist, see your MD. ...Read more

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I had a preventative cerclage put in last Monday. I get some pinky discharge after a bowel movement is this normal?

I had a preventative cerclage put in last Monday. I get some pinky discharge after a bowel movement is this normal?

D/c where?: If the Pink d/c is rectal after the BM, that is not normal and needs to be evaluated for a rectal bleeding. If the D/c is pinkish from the vaginal area, just with recent surgery/?Stitching etc, than that may be normal. Be sure to follow-up with the dr. post procedure, to assure it is all healed up. best wishes. ...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