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Dr. Robert Isaacs
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Can fruit juice cause diarrhea in adults? When i eat certain fruits or drink any fruit juice i get diarrhea, dizziness and extreme tiredness.

Dr. Robert Isaacs
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Can fruit juice cause diarrhea in adults? When i eat certain fruits or drink any fruit juice i get diarrhea, dizziness and extreme tiredness.

Diarrhea and juice: The basic fruit used in many fruit drinks is actually apple. Other juices are then added in for flavour. Some people do not tolerate apple juice well due to a poorly digested sugar in it called maltose. I'm actually not a fan of fruit juices due to the highly concentrated sugars in many of them. Whole fruits are better. ...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


Dr. Victoria Acharya
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Can fruit juice cause my baby to have diarrhea? ?

Dr. Victoria Acharya
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Can fruit juice cause my baby to have diarrhea? ?

Yes: "toddler's diarrhea" is diarrhea caused by too much juice. Babies don't need juice at all, and we prefer they get their vitamins from fruit, rather than the juice, which is made up of a lot of concentrated sugar. Juice should be considered a treat, and offering water with each solid meal is a great habit to encourage. ...Read more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Had an usual for me amt of fruit juice TUESDAY (OJ, Grape) maybe 4 x 8 oz in all. Diarrhea ensued YEST AMD continued all Eve Ito 3 Am! Cause & effect?

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Had an usual for me amt of fruit juice TUESDAY (OJ, Grape) maybe 4 x 8 oz in all. Diarrhea ensued YEST AMD continued all Eve Ito 3 Am! Cause & effect?

Prime suspect: Has it stopped? If yes, it was probably the excessive fruit juice. Don't do it again to test it. But, if it's still happening, whatever it is, consider a doctor's exam and drink water to avoid dehydration. You also might ask a pharmacist for OTC advice until you see the doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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What to do if I have made recently is to a fruit juice containing the plant extract stevia, so could it be this that has caused the overactive bladder?

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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What to do if I have made recently is to a fruit juice containing the plant extract stevia, so could it be this that has caused the overactive bladder?

Overactive bladder: Yes, this juice could cause an overactive bladder but there are many other reasons for an overactive bladder. For starters please stop taking the fruit juice. If after a week your bladder is under control - great! If not please see your doctor to find the real cause of an overactive bladder. ...Read more

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Dr. William Jenkins
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Is drinking fruit juice during eating bad like it can cause poor absorption of food n also indigestion?

Dr. William Jenkins
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No,: Drink your fruit juice during breakfast, although high in sugar contains many nutrients. ...Read more

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Dr. Jerry Casale
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Is it ok to keep sipping freshly made fruit juice(acocado, grape, sweetlime or pomogrenate)juice all day(9am to 5pm).I have hyperhydrosis/h.Active sns?

Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Is it ok to keep sipping freshly made fruit juice(acocado, grape, sweetlime or pomogrenate)juice all day(9am to 5pm).I have hyperhydrosis/h.Active sns?

Fruit juice: Drinking fruit juice amounts to wasted calories and may also cause diarrhea.Nothing is as good as a glass of cool water. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
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Which fruit juice should I have after workout in gym?

Dr. Robert Killian
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Which fruit juice should I have after workout in gym?

Sugar?: Drinking pure sugar after working out does not sound like a sound health practice. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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What distinguishes eating fruit from having fruit juice?

Dr. Sewa Legha
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Big difference: Eating fruits gives you a lot of fiber which is healthful for your bowel functions. Juices have too much sugar and will make you eat more as high sugar leads to increased hunger due to high Insulin levels which follow after consuming sugary drinks. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
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What's a healthy alternative to concentrated fruit juice and fizzy drinks? Thanks.

Dr. Robert Killian
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What's a healthy alternative to concentrated fruit juice and fizzy drinks? Thanks.

Welcome to Medicine: Theses questions always make me smile. This is probably not a test to see if real physicians are on this site. But, the healthiest fluid to drink is the fluid to keep you alive and that is water. H2o! ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more


Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more


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