Does Tomato give you IBS-D?

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mini mouse
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   Posted 10/7/2007 4:52 AM (GMT -6)   
Does anyone else find that tomato based food cause IBS-D?

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   Posted 10/7/2007 12:50 PM (GMT -6)   
tomatoes are a natural bowel stimulant, so is caffeine.

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   Posted 10/7/2007 4:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Corn will set it off.............Tomatoes do not bother me.

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   Posted 10/10/2007 4:28 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh my!!! Tomato based products .... yes yes yes!!! It started for me a few years ago ... even the tiniest amount of tomato sauce would give me acid reflux ... and eventually progressed to chronic IBS eruptions upon eating anything tomato based.

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   Posted 10/10/2007 4:39 PM (GMT -6)   
Tomatoes are very acidic, like most all other fruits. If you can't do orange juice or apple juice, then it's probably the acid in tomatoes that is setting you off.

I am lucky (I think); I can't do apple juice at all and orange juice causes mild problems just to the point I don't want to fool with it, but I'm okay with tomatoes and my intestines--possibly because I seem to just reflux the tomatoes *sigh*. Still, I will eat spaghetti, but not as much as I used to.
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