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A 29-year-old female asked:

Can hiatal hernia repair 3 yrs post gastric sleeve make caffeine cause diarrhea? never had a problem with caffeine until after repair 1 month ago.

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Hiatal hernia: Yes. I do not know if your surgery was endoscopic or open. However, either way the recent procedure on your bowel is very likely a factor in making you more sensitive to the coffee. However, sometime over time people become more sensitive to coffee as they age.

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