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Urge for bowel movements after eating. Is this normal?

hi, i dont know if this is normal but when i get up in the morning 2 hours later i need to go toilet... then i dont for the rest of the day until eating dinner... once i eat a normal meal... i need to go toilet like 1 hour or so later... if its a big meal... such as fast food... i need to go toilet after eating... then again about 2 hours later? why is this???
Asked On : Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
With the available described symptoms, there could be possibility of acute bacterial gastroenteritis or exaggerated gastrocolic reflex .
Frequent urge for defecation is suggestive of diagnosis.
You should consult with internal medicine specialist/ general surgeon and should go for thorough check up.
You should also go for complete blood count, ultrasound imaging, and serum electrolytes, endoscopy with duodenal biopsy.
You should take complete antibiotic therapy, antispasmodics, probiotics, antipyretics, if needed.
You should maintain your hydration by taking potassium rich liquids.
Avoid milk and all milk related products.
You should also take mebeverine for relief of your symptoms.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
Answered: Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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