A 17-year-old female asked:
Would dark chocolate cause constipation? i might have constipation badly and i want to know what helps.
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Dr. Stephen Southardanswered
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Possibly: As dark chocolate is a dairy product which in predisposed persons can cause constipation.
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