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January 12th, 2012
I too have the same problem and trying to find a real answer
I have this problem also and have been suffering for many years. My doctor did refer to the vagus nerve. But it never completely goes away. I call it flare ups because it seems to last for a week or two. I think it also has a lot to do with IBS.
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replied February 16th, 2012
My goodness, it's already been 4 years since I first wrote this post?!

Well, it has gotten better--ish? I still randomly get nauseated when having a bowel movement.

Some things that I have noticed that might have had an impact on my bowel movement in the past: 2008 I was at my heaviest in weight and have lost about 25 pounds and I'm now eating a LOT healthier.

The other other thing is that I am now showing other symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome which kinda sucks, but at least I have an idea of what it is. I'm having more cramping, sudden urges to have a bowel movements, changes in stool white having bowel movements, etc.

It seems like my symptoms just kind of come and go, they're very random now.

Thanks for helping me and some of the other posters on here! Smile
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replied February 16th, 2012
My goodness, it's already been 4 years since I first wrote this post?!

Well, it has gotten better--ish? I still randomly get nauseated when having a bowel movement.

Some things that I have noticed that might have had an impact on my bowel movement in the past: 2008 I was at my heaviest in weight and have lost about 25 pounds and I'm now eating a LOT healthier.

The other other thing is that I am now showing other symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome which kinda sucks, but at least I have an idea of what it is. I'm having more cramping, sudden urges to have a bowel movements, changes in stool white having bowel movements, etc.

It seems like my symptoms just kind of come and go, they're very random now.

Thanks for helping me and some of the other posters on here! Smile
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replied February 16th, 2012
My goodness, it's already been 4 years since I first wrote this post?!

Well, it has gotten better--ish? I still randomly get nauseated when having a bowel movement.

Some things that I have noticed that might have had an impact on my bowel movement in the past: 2008 I was at my heaviest in weight and have lost about 25 pounds and I'm now eating a LOT healthier.

The other other thing is that I am now showing other symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome which kinda sucks, but at least I have an idea of what it is. I'm having more cramping, sudden urges to have a bowel movements, changes in stool white having bowel movements, etc.

It seems like my symptoms just kind of come and go, they're very random now.

Thanks for helping me and some of the other posters on here! Smile
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replied February 25th, 2012
IBS, GERD
I have IBS, Diverticuloses, GERD, Ulcers,Gall bladder removed at 19, fatty liver and in larged spline, one blocked heart artery. Last night again I could not sleep, feel very restless, uncomfortable and my bowels again were rumbling. Finaly got up at 4:30 and had what I call a gas movement, nothing comes out but gas. Gas is one big issue for me, since I can eat nothing or drink nothing and have gas. Usually when I get up in the morning it takes only 10 minutes before I have to go have a bowel movement. If I did not take stool softners or miralax then I would have to use a emema of water or help myself remove the stool since they can be like rocks. However this morning I had a regular (or what i call for me reg)bowel movement. Then went in to take my few meds when I was hit with this need to vomit and have a bowel movement, with horrible cramping, sweats, to the point I am sliding on the toilet and have to put down paper so I can be on the toilet. I have a trash can by the toilet, so grabbed it in case I threw up. It was needless to say, extremely painful, because it was so loose, yet hard to make its way out of me. Hence it last over 2 hours of sweating,cramping, feeling like I wish I was dead! This has happened to me a few other times, and is becoming more and more frequent and scary.
This IBS they keep telling me is what causes the feeling of wanting to throw up along with the bowel fun. No one yet knows what IBD really is, or what causes it. So far no doctor has helped me feel one tiny bit better with pills. No pain meds are offered at all and as my days go on and on with no relief, lack of sleep, my mind is now turning to ways to end life. Thinking the pain of death will be much less than this life or no life I call it that I deal with everyday. Am Tired in Ca...susie
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replied July 5th, 2012
naseau before bowel movements
Susie! Dont give up! Ive felt some relief when I got massages, something about drinking a lot of water after the massage and massages helped. The massage would help to detox. I feel maybe our toxins gather or collect on the nerves that control our bowels which cause them to not react the right way. I was in a car accident in the past and could feel a large knot along my back just below my neck.When I have the massage therapist work on that area and told her of my issues. She would really work that area and that too seemed to help as well. That area in the spine is in control of that area of the intestines and maybe part of the culprit as well. I was considering Reiki, dont know if that would help but its worth a try! I had this lady do a bit on me at this fair, she tapped on my head then wold tap on my thymus going back and forth, all of a sudden my stomach cramps went away. :0)
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replied March 19th, 2012
had this and went to the emergency room and wouldnt leave till they could give me a answer, after many hours of tests they discovered I had a meckel's diverticulum. they rushed me to the OR and did emergency surgery. spent five days in a hospital bed and have been in my own bed for three weeks now and am jst starting to be able to move again without allot of pain but cannot lift anything slightly heavy for 3 months or bad things will happen.
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replied December 9th, 2012
any thaughts
wow at least i dont feel alone.

i get sick everytime i have a movement almost....not just feel sick acctually get sick....it doesnt matter if its soft or hard its so weird so i always have a bucket or trash can when i go to the bathroom. also i get some bad sudden cramping and have to go feelings like many discribe...this doesnt happen all the time but from time to time. also i feel sick dont always get sick but feel sick ever time i eat moore than a bite or two. really i can eat maybe 2-3 cracker before feeling mildly sick...5 mins im fine so i tend to snack alot...but when its time for a meal i eat the whole meal i just feel sick....i ussually dont acctually get sick as a result of these feelings but its a nusence. any ideas?
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replied December 9th, 2012
any thaughts
wow at least i dont feel alone.

i get sick everytime i have a movement almost....not just feel sick acctually get sick....it doesnt matter if its soft or hard its so weird so i always have a bucket or trash can when i go to the bathroom. also i get some bad sudden cramping and have to go feelings like many discribe...this doesnt happen all the time but from time to time. also i feel sick dont always get sick but feel sick ever time i eat moore than a bite or two. really i can eat maybe 2-3 cracker before feeling mildly sick...5 mins im fine so i tend to snack alot...but when its time for a meal i eat the whole meal i just feel sick....i ussually dont acctually get sick as a result of these feelings but its a nusence. any ideas?
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replied April 4th, 2013
I'm not sure if this will help anyone but I'll post it just in case.
I use to be absolutely fine until November 2012. At that time I got my yearly flu shot, and then I went in to have oral surgery to remove 5 impacted molars. After my surgery I was placed on a strong antibiotic, a prescription pain killer, and then told to take Alieve.
Shortly after finishing my antibiotic, I continued to take my pain pills, and felt alright.

In December 2012 I caught that stomach flu that's been going on. I recovered in a couple days but relapsed about a week later with the same stomach bug on January 3, 13!

Ever since then I've battled with random nausea to the point where I get chills, sweat, and end up sitting in the bathroom stripped to just underwear and a cold wash cloth, because I think I'm going to puke. This nausea popped up at random times throughout the day and night.

As the weeks passed I tried eliminating fatty and unhealthy food from my diet because that seemed to trigger nausea. I carried around anti-nausea medication daily, and crossed my fingers I could make it through the day.

It's now April and I feel about 90% myself, but things are still not right. The nausea only happens before a BM is coming. I feel like I'm going to puke and then once the BM occurs I feel perfectly fine a few minutes later. It doesn't happen every time anymore, but it happens.

I had several people tell me that my body had the perfect storm scenario. I had a flu shot, antibiotics, and then caught the flu. It shocked my system, caused all kinds of imbalances and triggered a mild case of IBS. So now I just have to be careful and manage what I eat so I don't trigger it.

What has helped me get back to 90%? My friends told me to take probiotics! I rolled my eyes but I was desperate. I picked up the Jarrow brand capsules that are 5 billion organisms or whatever and started taking 1 per day. It helped some but not enough, so I started taking 1 in the morning and 1 at night. I can't tell you how much better I feel!! These capsules are working wonders, so much that I feel pretty much myself all of the time. I have a nausea moment maybe 1-2 times a week now instead of daily. I'm planing on getting the 50 billion probiotic capsules next time. I don't know what these organisms do but they've restored balance inside my body and have taken the edge off of the IBS symptoms.

If you haven't tried probiotics yet, definitely do it! I would love to hear if anyone else has the same success with them!
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replied April 5th, 2013
Nausea and Pooping
I've been reading the comments and they seem to have a common thread. Stress, constipation, stomach muscles, back up to the intestines. I like them all. When this first occurred I was having Christmas at my home with company of 12 for 4 days (stress.) I didn't drink much water because we were so busy (constipation.) It hurt so badly that it was either have my sister do some work on me as a therapist or go to the hospital. My sister did some homeopathic work on me to relax my stomach muscles (they were tightened.) Ah... constipation. When everyone left the next day, I pooped 8 times in 3 hours and they were all a normal size. However, I was nauseous each time. (back up in the intestines?) Now that I look back these seem to be the triggers that my body now naturally follows. I expect it with stress, including travel, as well as just not eating and drinking properly. I don't believe it is one single thing but more like The Perfect Storm.
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replied April 5th, 2013
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Hi cafrane...I, too, have noticed that nausea can trigger constipation...What has helped me when this happens to try and stay with more of a bland diet and drink a lot of water...Rich foods can make it worse...Stress can be a trigger point which doesn't help the situation..If your stomach feels good enough some diet 7 up can help...This is especially difficult when you have guests over and must entertain them...Believe me, you are not alone...Take care...

Caroline...
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replied May 11th, 2013
I tend to get this sometimes too. I'm young in my mid 20s and in good shape. Normally my bowel movements are pretty regular, but now that my water intake and diet have changed up I've started noticing an increased occurrence. One thing I use that helps with the nausea is Medical Cannabis. It helped me out greatly when I got really bad food poisoning. For those of you in MMJ states it is a suggestion. It doesn't have to be a lot either. Another thing I think is a big part is dehydration. So continue to drink lots of water.
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replied May 17th, 2013
I'm the oppoisite, probiotics caused nausea, brainfog, dizzyness and flu like symtoms. I also got more constipated than ever.

I am off them now. I notice too that I feel a bit unwell after going to the toilet, but nothing compared to what it was like when I was on probiotics. In rare cases probiotics can make you feel worse. Earlier on a few years back I got cramps and diarrea from probiotics this time around it was the symptoms above.
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replied September 26th, 2013
Same issues - stomach and nausea
I have had these same issues since I was 18. The gastroenterologist said I have IBS. I have become vegetarian and have been for 12 years. Changing my diet helped, but has not solved the issue. I still have "attacks" of feeling nauseous and after a bowel movement feeling better. During an attack my whole body shakes, I sort of shiver and my teeth clatter. I usually take Belladonna to help relax the intestines, which are the cause of the shaking. I am still investigating the issue by going to the gastroenterologist and running tests. I have had upper GI test and colonoscopy and both were normal. The next test the doctor recommended was a stomach emptying test. For this you eat eggs and they monitor how the stomach empties, how long it takes. If it's slow, it could cause nausea.
I met with another doctor and she recommended Align, a probiotic. I have been taking acidophilus for years, but she explained that Align is different. I may give it a try, need to look into it more.
Definitely a diet high in fiber helps, and staying hydrated, as many posters have said throughout this thread. Don't give up. Also, extra weight is no good, and a poor diet is no good. Think about the foods you eat when you have an attack, keep a food diary. I also think it's important to go see a doctor and explain your symptoms, don't blow it off as nothing.
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replied January 16th, 2014
Well I hope this offers some of you relief. I have had what I refer to as an episode on and off for a long time. I will go to do my business when my mouth will fill with saliva. I have held my mouth open and it just runs out. then mild abdominal cramps followed by nausea and or vomiting. After completing a bowel movement everything returns to normal. Those are my symptoms. I isolated the problem. NUTS. If I eat more than a handful a day or two later I will have a episode. I have experience on myself and found the severity of the episode is directly linked to the amount of nuts I eat. Try to recall the foods you ate a few days prior to your episode. A food diary will help, trust me there is nothing worse than keeping a food diary. I sincerely hope this helps someone.
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replied January 16th, 2014
Well I hope this offers some of you relief. I have had what I refer to as an episode on and off for a long time. I will go to do my business when my mouth will fill with saliva. I have held my mouth open and it just runs out. then mild abdominal cramps followed by nausea and or vomiting. After completing a bowel movement everything returns to normal. Those are my symptoms. I isolated the problem. NUTS. If I eat more than a handful a day or two later I will have a episode. I have experience on myself and found the severity of the episode is directly linked to the amount of nuts I eat. Try to recall the foods you ate a few days prior to your episode. A food diary will help, trust me there is nothing worse than keeping a food diary. I sincerely hope this helps someone.
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replied May 11th, 2014
Lots of good info in this thread. Mine involves bowel movements, temperature, and the sphincter muscle relaxing, and I know low water intake and not much food eaten make it possible. The feeling is similar to the vomit warning, heavy sweating, a really questionable digestive system that something might come out either of the exits. Once I get the sphincter warmed up and happily tight things get back to normal. I think there must be a nerve somewhere in the perianal area causing the issues. I squat and pooping is always easy, just occasionally panic when this happens. Pistachios seem to contribute to achieving the effect. And I think there's nothing to worry about, just drink more water.
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replied November 18th, 2014
I also have this problem.I go to the bathroom and it seems like more than usual comes out so I thought maybe I was getting nauseated because I was constipated notes that I read this and think about it it does seem strange and not normal.
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replied November 18th, 2014
I also have this problem.I go to the bathroom and it seems like more than usual comes out so I thought maybe I was getting nauseated because I was constipated notes that I read this and think about it it does seem strange and not normal.
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replied December 18th, 2014
I get like this as well. My episodes (what I have grown to call them) always happens in the morning about 30mins after I get up. I will feel like I have to poo and go to the bathroom and while I'm on the toilet my stomach starts hurting and I feel real nauseous and my whole body covers in a cold sweat. Sometimes I will start throwing up while I'm pooping but sometimes I get lucky and can make it off the toilet. Then I take kaopectate and it make me feel better and then I'm fine all day. But if I ever start throwing up, I can't keep anything down. I have to throw everything up out of my stomach. I get real thirsty and crave water but if I drink it, I just throw up longer. Like I said, for it to go away I have to get everything out of my stomach. Once I do then I lay down and dose off for about 3mins to an hour and then I wake up feeling like nothing ever happened. My stomach also convulses like contractions. I use to take pepto bismal but I would have to keep it down for a hour for it to work, the whole time fighting the urge to vomit. The kaopectate only takes about 15-20 mins to work. This has been going on for about 3-4 yrs. it started out only 3 times a year but as the years have progressed it happens way more now. Sometimes 3 times a month. I know I need to see a doctor but I have no insurance. If someone could give me an idea of what it may be, I would be so grateful. I'm tired of not being able to keep any weight on. Please help. Thank you
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