A 39-year-old member asked:
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does cranberry juice work as a laxative?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Side effects: Excess cranberry juice can cause loose stools/ diarrhea.
Answered on Oct 31, 2015

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