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Question: overactive bowel movements

 asdf - Mon Aug 21, 2006 2:10 am

i'm really concerened because for the past year, every morning i wake up and i have a bowel movements, sometimes i go twice before leaving for school just to make sure i'll survive the drive. then after i eat my 1st meal of the day, i have to go again. then after dinner, i must go again. this has become extremely frustrating and inconvinient because whenever i have to go to places that are somewhat far away, i get super paranoid when i don't know if there are restrooms near by.

i'm not sure what i can do to help my condition, or what condition i have? please help... thank you so much.
 Theresa Jones, RN - Tue Aug 22, 2006 4:56 am

User avatar Hi agobeil,
Have you had an evaluation for any gastrointestinal disorders such as, for example, IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), etc.? If you have not had a physician's evaluation I would encourage you to do so to identify the causative factor of your symptoms.
Theresa Jones, RN
 asdf - Tue Aug 22, 2006 7:11 pm

i am pretty certain that i don't have IBS because i have no abdominal pains, or pains watsoever.. i just always hav to go to the bathroom 2 times wen i wake up, and after i eat breakfast and after dinner

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