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A 38-year-old female asked:

I drank a cup of dandelion leaf and root tea and i had pain on/off for two days, dull pain around belly and sides. should i not drink it again?

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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
See answer: Dandelion has been used for various digestive problems and also as a diuretic. It has also been consumed as a food. If you have ragweed allergy it's possible for the tea to give you an allergic reaction. It would be unlikely that the tea would cause your symptoms unless it was adulterated. Make sure your tea is from a reliable manufacturer. If your abdominal pain persists or reoccurs see a Dr.
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