Digestive Health

Why do I have to poop right after eating?

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  • A , Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered
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    Dr. Oz answers a viewer's most embarrassing question and explains why she feels she has to poop immediately after eating. Learn the answer in this video.

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  • A Colorectal Surgery, answered on behalf of
    Why Do I Have To Poop Right After Eating?
    The gastrocolic reflex makes you have to poop right after eating. In this video, Christine Bouchard, MD, a colorectal surgeon at Chippenham & Johnston-Willis Hospitals, describes how the gastrocolic reflex works.
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