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Does fruit cause diarrhea?

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Dr. Gary Gottlieb
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Fruit can cause diarrhea in people with irritable bowel syndrome or fructose intolerance.

In brief: Yes

Fruit can cause diarrhea in people with irritable bowel syndrome or fructose intolerance.
Dr. Gary Gottlieb
Dr. Gary Gottlieb
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In brief: Usually if...

...A person's body has an intolerance to one of the components of that fruit.
Plums have more natural laxatives than other fruits, but all fruits have some indigestible sugars that keep water from being reabsorbed from the colon and so make stool looser.

In brief: Usually if...

...A person's body has an intolerance to one of the components of that fruit.
Plums have more natural laxatives than other fruits, but all fruits have some indigestible sugars that keep water from being reabsorbed from the colon and so make stool looser.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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