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