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Yesterday i didnt eat alot, but i had loads of

Patient: Yesterday i didnt eat alot, but i had loads of fluid and gum. i now have diarrhea. was lack of food the cause

 

 

Doctor: Hello,Thank you for your query at AskTheDoctor.comI understand your concern.In some people, too much gum can ind uce diarrhea because of certain constituents like lactose or sucralose.Lack of food is not the reason for diarrhea.Hope this was helpful,Regards

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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