Denver, CO
A 18-year-old female asked:

Ate half of a high protein think thin bar unaware that it can cause digestive problems. should i be ok? what should i do to help my stomach?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
Surgery - Hand Surgery 36 years experience
You should be OK: Half a bar is unlikely to cause any long term issue with your digestive tract. Fluids and healthy food is best. Reports of digestive problems with certain types of high protein bars state that certain patients can have digestive problems, it is not the case that all do.
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