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A 53-year-old member asked:

Does chocolate cause diarrhea?

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Dr. Gary Gottlieb
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Yes: Chocolate can cause diarrhea if you have lactose intolerance or irritable bowel syndrome.
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Diarrhea cause: Some people can be sensitive to different foods and get diarrhea. If it seems to happen repeatedly then perhaps for you, chocolate causes diarrhea.

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