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Do dates give you diarrhea

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Dates: Not me, but they do give some people diarrhea. If they do, you should illuminate them from your diet, or at least cut back. Good luck.

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Diarrhea: Yes a change in diet can cause diarrhea.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
Dr. Donald Collinsanswered
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Fluids: Usually we do not recommend medication for diarrhea in children. Most of the time, this is due to a viral illness and will pass without treatment. H... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
Allergy and Immunology 51 years experience
Too much to digest!: A pint of cider can give you diarrhea because it has too much carbohydrates to digest.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
A doctor visit ASAP: "plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Medical evalua... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics 9 years experience
Diarrhea: If he is not vomiting, give him grates apple high in pectin, and/ or mashed banana high in kaolin. Some doctors recommend a "bratt " diet - banana, r... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Depends: The answer depends on the cause. If you have severe viral gastroenteritis, you want to "starve the virus" and push clear liquids for 18-24 hours, tha... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Natural plugs: I find apple sauce, fresh bananas and rice cereal are good natural plugs for a kid with loose stools. They often enjoy it.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: Salmonella specifically, among others, can cause diarrhea. Hard boiled eggs should be eaten in 2 hours after being cooked or refrigerated. Check cdc.g... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Dietary Fiber: Your body is probably not used to that amount of dietary fiber.

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