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Can diarrhea be caused by food allergy?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Yes

Especially in children.
Many food allergies can be outgrown with maturing immune and gastrointestinal systems. Most patients with diarrhea don't have a true food allergy (involving immune system response) as the cause. Diarrheas may be due to digestive issues (e.g. Celiac sprue), intolerance, malabsorption (e.G lactose), infection (bacterial, viral, parasitic), inflammatory, irritable bowel.

In brief: Yes

Especially in children.
Many food allergies can be outgrown with maturing immune and gastrointestinal systems. Most patients with diarrhea don't have a true food allergy (involving immune system response) as the cause. Diarrheas may be due to digestive issues (e.g. Celiac sprue), intolerance, malabsorption (e.G lactose), infection (bacterial, viral, parasitic), inflammatory, irritable bowel.
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Yes

Amongst many other things.

In brief: Yes

Amongst many other things.
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Dr. Jason Hemming
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