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Does chocolate cause diarrhea?

Does chocolate cause diarrhea?

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. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Does chocolate cause loose stools?

Does chocolate cause loose stools?

For some: For some people it may cause loose bowel movements either as a result of lactose or caffeine sensitivity. For others if you eat too much chocolate you may also have loose stools. ...Read more

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I made 2 cups of Ovaltine chocolate milk last night, ate a small spoonful of the mix too. Ever since last night, I've had exploding diarrhea nonstop!!

I made 2 cups of Ovaltine chocolate milk last night, ate a small spoonful of the mix too. Ever since last night, I've had exploding diarrhea nonstop!!

Should stop: Maqybe ur lactose intolerant? In the meanwhile drink plenty of fluids to keep up with fluid loss. If it does not stop within 24hrs pls see ur primary doc. Best of luck ...Read more

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Why is it that chocolate & sometimes milk give me really bad cramps & diarrhea?

Lactose: Milk sugar intolerance. As we get older we become more intolerant to milk sugar. The milk sugar in chocolate and milk runs through the intestinal tract and may cause cramping and diarrhea as well as gas and bloating. Try drinking lactaid milk in which the milk sugar has already been digested. If taking milk chocolate, try a lactaid pill at the time of ingestion, to replace the missing enzyme. ...Read more

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Hi, So I took 3 pieces of chocolate ex lax thinking it was normal chocolate and I am not constipated. Will it give me diarrhea? And how long will it take

Hi, So I took 3 pieces of chocolate ex lax thinking it was normal chocolate and I am not constipated. Will it give me diarrhea? And how long will it take

Anticipate that...: ...but since we don't know you, we can't estimate your drug response (onset of action or duration). I expect you should notice some cramping soon. ...Read more

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I have itching and severe diarrhea when I drink milo. But I don't have problem with other chocolate milk. What exactly I'm allergic at?

I have itching and severe diarrhea when I drink milo. But I don't have problem with other chocolate milk. What exactly I'm allergic at?

Not clear: But milo contains barley, wheat and rice each of which can servers an allergen. Need to see a board certified allergist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I had lot black chocolate yesterday and today my stool comes reddish colour and yesterday I had diarrhea 3 times. Worried bcz of internal bleeding?

I had lot black chocolate yesterday and today my stool comes reddish colour and yesterday I had diarrhea 3 times. Worried bcz of internal bleeding?

Unlikely: Internal bleeding can be asymptomatic. If you have painless bleeding then you might only notice it when you are feeling weak or lightheaded. Try not to eat so much chocolate. It may alter your bowels. It may give you diarrhea. ...Read more

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Sick diarrhea nothing coming out extreme pain like need to go. Felt after drinking hot chocolate drink, awake all night. Need to poop but nothing.?

Sick diarrhea nothing coming out extreme pain like need to go. Felt after drinking hot chocolate drink, awake all night. Need to poop but nothing.?

Need to see doctor: If you are having severe cramps so severe which keep you from sleeping you will need to see your doctor or er for furhter evaluation. There are many possible causes which your doctor can help you figure out. ...Read more

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Huge stomach ache last night and diarrhea after having arizona green tea and chocolate bar. But I always eat dessert? Started new job yesterday too

Huge stomach ache last night and diarrhea after having arizona green tea and chocolate bar. But I always eat dessert? Started new job yesterday too

Diarrhea: Is all you ate yesterday green tea and chocolate? May have been something from earlier, gastroenteritis takes 6-12 hours to develop. May consider probiotics to regulate flora in bowel. Do you have IBS -diarrhea? As could be that as well. Drink water /gatorade so as not to dehydrate, , try probiotic and f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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Does acv cause diarrhea?

Does acv cause diarrhea?

Acyclovir?: Are you referring to acyclovir? It does not usually cause diarrhea. ...Read more

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Can a cold cause diarrhea?

Can a cold cause diarrhea?

Not normally.: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, feeling tired, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What causes white diarrhea?

Liver Problems: The color of stool can help guide your doctor to determine the cause of the problem. White stool is often a result of a liver disease such as viral hepatitis which causes the bilirubin in your blood level to rise. As a result there can be less of it in the stool and the stool then becomes "discolored" or white, gray, or pale. Note that eating all white foods can cause this as well. ...Read more

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Can exercise cause diarrhea?

Can exercise cause diarrhea?

It can: This is a well observed phenomenon, particularly with endurance athletes/runners. This exercise induced diarrhea is felt to be possibly be related to low blood flow to the gut, as blood is shunted (diverted) to the muscle. A variant of ischemic colitis! ...Read more

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Can worrying cause diarrhea?

Yes: Stress can cause worsening of irritable bowel symptoms - in particular, diarrhea. ...Read more

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Can hot sauce cause diarrhea?

Can hot sauce cause diarrhea?

But tastes so good!: When we think diarrhea, its rather specific in terms of multiple large volume bowel movements.
If you are having a "diarrheal" illness after eating hot sauce, make sure its not expired and change the bottle. If all hot sauces are causing it, then we've gotta think something in it is upsetting your GI tract. ...Read more

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What can cause acute diarrhea?

Causes of diarrhea: First define the problem (soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea develops (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, food intolerances, stressful times, exposure to ill individuals/infections, food poisoning, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, etc.), severity (stool volume, dehydration, blood, night-time awakening, weight loss), & duration. The "cure" depends on the above. ...Read more

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What causes frequent diarrhea?

Multiple causes: There are numerous possible causes for diarrhea including: bowel infection, inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis ; crohn disease), irritable bowel syndrome, food poisoning, celiac disease, lactose intolerance, certain medications (antibiotics), artificial sweeteners, etc. Consulting a gastroenterologist is recommended. ...Read more

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Clear diarrhea what causes this?

Number of things: Things from nonabsorbable sugars in the diet to medications to infections can cause clear diarrhea. Identifying the exact cause requires much more information. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more