What are bowel movements?

Poop. A bowel movement is when you pass the waste from your intestines. This is what is left over from your food after it is digested, along with some digestive enzymes that usually make it brown.

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What causes bowel movements in the morning if cycle is three days late?

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 explosive bowel movements?

Bowel movement. Explosive bowel movements are associated usually with some type of infection. They can be associated with, for example, lasctose intollerance. I would talk to a doctor. Read more...

What do normal bowel movements look like?

Many different forms. Newborns can have as many as 8-10 bms per day to as few as 1 per 4-5 days; they can be green, yellow or brown and have the consistency of cereal, birdseed, slime or mush. Diarrhea is almost pure water repeatedly and constipation is rocky-hard rabbit pellets. Anything in between, any color (except white) or consistency can be normal. Read more...
Depends on age. Newborns have very soft yellow, green seedy stools and can have 1 to 8 a day. Older babies, once they have begun eating solids, have more formed stools 1-4 times a day. Sometimes you may even see corn kernels or bits of food that were not completely digested in the diaper. Stools should not be red, black or white- if they are see your pediatrician. Read more...
Soft, loose, yellow. Babies older than a week should have yellowish poops with the thickness of mustard or thick spaghetti sauce. Breastfeeding babies can have even looser poops. Formula-fed babies have firmer poops, but poop that holds shape would 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 more...