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i have constant fast digestion. no pain. no discomfort. no blood. my stool is not runny and it is not overly hard. i will pass a lot of foods whole or undigested. peas, corn, carrots, spinach, cilantro, just to name a few i have 'tested'. i am 6'2" and i am 175 lbs. although in recent years i have fluctuated between 160-175. i do not have allergies and i do not get heart burn or stomach aches or gas. food usually passes in the 4-6 hour mark. but over time i have trained my system to go 2 times per day. sometimes after eating i will feel drained of energy though. and it may also be useful to know that i drink almost 4 liters of milk per day. please, any information you have would be great. thank you so much.
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replied March 29th, 2011
Hello and thank you for posting your medical question on E health Forum.

From the history provided it seems that you seem to have a gastrocolic reflex, which induces fast peristaltic movements that cause bowel movements as soon as you ingest anything.

This is a benign issue, that does cause a lot of discomfort.

You might benefit by consulting a gastroenterologist, for prescription of medications that help reduce the intestinal motility. This might help to reduce the bowel frequency as well as discomfort associated with them.

I hope this helps.





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