Diarrhea can occur just after eating, which is not usual whencompared to classic diarrhea that does not occur only aftereating. We will talk more about diarrhea occurring just after eating in thefollowing lines. Improper absorption of the nutrients is the cause of thebowel movement following eating. Also, there is a chance that your body cannotabsorb some of the substance of the food you have just ate and this causes thediarrhea. This can be connected to the chemical or toxin found in the food.There are some foods, like fruit juice or prunes, which are natural laxativesand maybe they are to be blamed for the diarrhea.
Next we will see which are the mayor causes of the diarrhea after eating. The firstwe will talk about is the irritable bowel syndrome, which is one of the biggestculprits of this problem. It is a colon, more precisely large intestine,disorder, and even though it does not cause great problems some discomfort is felt. Itleads to problems such as abdominal pain, bloating, cramping and constipation.Next possible cause is the gluten allergy and in these cases you have to avoidfoods containing gluten in order to avoid allergic reaction. Some foods that can causethis type of allergy are gram flour, barley, rye, wheat and so on. Also, wheatcan be found in buckwheat and oats, so you should avoid them as well.Intolerance to lactose is one of the potential causes of diarrhea after eating.Dairy products, milk and sugar are where you can found lactose and its digestionis made problematic due to the low levels of lactose in the body, which isironic actually. If you are lactose intolerant and you have a problem with bloating, the problem we are talking about in this text will occur after eating foods with lactose. Foods with toxins, bacteria or viruses can lead to poisoningif consumed, which will cause diarrhea after eating, along with vomiting, fever,appetite loss, abdominal pain, stomach cramps, tiredness after eating andnausea. All of these problems will appear after eating as well.
Lifestyle and diet alterations will be needed. Those who are intolerant tolactose should consult a doctor, while others should include foods rich in fiber. Avoid foods with gluten, which we have mentioned earlier, drink a lot ofwater and try taking lactose enzyme drops or tablets, which can prevent theproblem from occurring. ORS or oral rehydration solution must be given tochildren suffering from this problem in order to prevent bloating anddehydration after eating. Drink a lot of fluids if you are suffering from food poisoning and try to avoid dairy products, caffeine and alcohol. But rememberto see a doctor the minute this problem occurs.