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Old 04-20-2011, 10:49 PM
 
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I have a good friend who recently went to the doctor after suffering from diarrhea for a couple of weeks. After ruling out other things, the doctor told her she probably has a sensitivity to the sorbitol in the sugarless gum she constantly chews.

But, my friend has lost almost 10 pounds in a month, and credits the diarrhea. She claims it doesn't affect her all day, mostly just in the morning, so she sees no reason to give up her gum.

Can she be doing herself any real harm?
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