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Old 10-30-2007, 11:49 AM   #1
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why does eating chocolate give me explosive diaorhea

why does eating chocolate give me explosive diaorhea

 
Old 11-03-2007, 11:42 AM   #2
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Re: why does eating chocolate give me explosive diaorhea

Maybe you're allergic to it. The caffeine in it could also stimulate the colon. Chocolate gives me a bad stomach ache.

 
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Old 11-03-2007, 01:09 PM   #3
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Re: why does eating chocolate give me explosive diaorhea

Dear Sammi2, thank-you for replying-interesting about the caffeine- I drink lots of tea, and that has caffeine and I have no problem may be its more concentrated in chocolate- my stomach is often gurgling and noisy, so maybe it is the colon . Thank-you very much for taking the timeBest wishes, Ann

 
Old 11-05-2007, 06:26 AM   #4
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Re: why does eating chocolate give me explosive diaorhea

Probably a combination of the caffeine and another/the rest of the ingredients.

I don't generally have problems with chocolate or sodas. But often when I have ICED tea (not hot tea - that's fine, too), it "goes right through me" - or at least the next time in the next few hours I get the cramping and then diarrhea!

I still love the iced tea though. As long as I know it's just that and not another addition to my chronic GI problems!

 
Old 11-05-2007, 07:32 PM   #5
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Re: why does eating chocolate give me explosive diaorhea

It does to me too. Especially chocolate ice cream. I dunno why, maybe a combination of the milk, sugars and caffinee. I had some chocolate ice cream last night and it REALLY cleaned me out. Woosh. Heh

 
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