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I have been diagnosed with irondeficiency but I do not have any symtptoms. I am an athlete and i get diarrehea 30min after i eat anything. Whats wrong?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
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In brief: Maybe nothing.

I assume you are a menstruating female.
Mild iron deficiency is common in your age group. Diarrhea 30 minutes after eating is sometimes due to irritable bowel syndrome. There are other causes which are less likely, but you should probably see your doc to consider them.

In brief: Maybe nothing.

I assume you are a menstruating female.
Mild iron deficiency is common in your age group. Diarrhea 30 minutes after eating is sometimes due to irritable bowel syndrome. There are other causes which are less likely, but you should probably see your doc to consider them.
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