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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What causes diarrhea after having food?

my husband has been having diarhea after he eats he has always had bowel problems since he was a child he didnt have a solid stool till his late twenties he is now 56 in good health he takes no meds and is not overweight im just concerned he looks weak in his eyes. thank you for answering my concern
Wed, 6 Jun 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

The chronic diarrhea reflect underlying intestine flora disturbances from many issues as inflammatory bowel disease, malabsorption syndrome or others.

Though he is in good health and not overweight, I recommend a checkup with his physician as his eyes looks weak suggesting deficiency of micronutrients.


Wish him fine health.
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