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Can the same tap water make some people sick and not others? I'm getting diarrhea from it but not my roommates. There is no fluoride added here btw.

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Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Is it the water?

The diarrhea might be from some other cause, and not the water. That would be most likely given that you are the only one that is sick.
You should discuss this with your doctor. You might need some testing. If you are still concerned about the water, then it might be useful to actually have the water tested.

In brief: Is it the water?

The diarrhea might be from some other cause, and not the water. That would be most likely given that you are the only one that is sick.
You should discuss this with your doctor. You might need some testing. If you are still concerned about the water, then it might be useful to actually have the water tested.
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Dr. Tania Dempsey
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Dr. Howard Schneider
Dentistry - Pediatric

In brief: Possibly

If you are new to an area the tap water probably has different amounts and different types of sediments, chemicals and bacteria in it than you are used to.
As your body gets acclimated to the new water (approximately 7-10 days) the diarrhea should resolve. If severe or it doesn't resolve in a timely manner then you should see a doctor for an evaluation.

In brief: Possibly

If you are new to an area the tap water probably has different amounts and different types of sediments, chemicals and bacteria in it than you are used to.
As your body gets acclimated to the new water (approximately 7-10 days) the diarrhea should resolve. If severe or it doesn't resolve in a timely manner then you should see a doctor for an evaluation.
Dr. Howard Schneider
Dr. Howard Schneider
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Dr. BEHRAM DALAL
Dentistry

In brief: Everybody is

Unique - metabolic system, digestive system, immune system .
.. . It sound more like something you perhaps ate earlier in the day. The Fluoride doesn't have any effect relative to your symptoms. Hope this helps.

In brief: Everybody is

Unique - metabolic system, digestive system, immune system .
.. . It sound more like something you perhaps ate earlier in the day. The Fluoride doesn't have any effect relative to your symptoms. Hope this helps.
Dr. BEHRAM DALAL
Dr. BEHRAM DALAL
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