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Does red wine cause constipation?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Any

Form of alcohol is a diuretic meaning you lose more fluid than you take in and hence excess especially when combined with caffeine excess can lead to dehydration and constipation.

In brief: Any

Form of alcohol is a diuretic meaning you lose more fluid than you take in and hence excess especially when combined with caffeine excess can lead to dehydration and constipation.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. William Boelter
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes and No

Any alcohol, red or white wine, beer, liquor, can cause constipation and /or diarrhea or other GI problems.
Sulfites in wine are also a major culprit.

In brief: Yes and No

Any alcohol, red or white wine, beer, liquor, can cause constipation and /or diarrhea or other GI problems.
Sulfites in wine are also a major culprit.
Dr. William Boelter
Dr. William Boelter
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