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A 31-year-old female asked about a male:

Can gummy vitamins cause constipation? the only real change in 3.5 yr old's diet in last 2 months & he used to be reg. has gas but hard/painful stool

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Stop it: The logical approach is to stop the gummy vitamin for a week or two to see if this is the cause for the constipation. Do note that most people (except pregnant women) , do not need a multivitamin. In fact, it may do more harm than good.

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