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What causes cramping & an urgency to have a bowel movement immediately after eating?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Likely functional

Most times these symptoms represent a functional disorder such as ibs.
However other etiologies such as ibd, small intestine bacterial overgrowth, bile salt induced diarrhea (to name a few) can result in similar symptoms and in the right scenario should be further evaluated. So see your doctor.

In brief: Likely functional

Most times these symptoms represent a functional disorder such as ibs.
However other etiologies such as ibd, small intestine bacterial overgrowth, bile salt induced diarrhea (to name a few) can result in similar symptoms and in the right scenario should be further evaluated. So see your doctor.
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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine

In brief: Irritable bowel

Sounds like irritable bowel or spastic colon.
Your doctor can prescribe medication for that like Bentyl (dicyclomine) to be taken before meals and at bedtime.

In brief: Irritable bowel

Sounds like irritable bowel or spastic colon.
Your doctor can prescribe medication for that like Bentyl (dicyclomine) to be taken before meals and at bedtime.
Dr. Steven Bowers
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