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Ate garlic by mistake last night! Now I have bad D! Anyone else get this or is it a virus?

Hi everyone! I know it's not exactly a big deal but I'm feeling pretty dreadful right now. Moved house yesterday and so me and my partner ordered a pizza as it was easy, bought gluten free to help a bit however didn't realise that they must have put garlic in there!! Anyway today Ive already had D 3 times! Is this normal for an IBS tummy reacting to garlic or do you think it's a virus? I don't feel like I have a temp. Thanks for reading!

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Hi there. I have a bad reaction to garlic and onions too! Before I used to love to cook with garlic and onions but can no longer do it :( so, yes it might be what you are reacting to. Also, are you lactose intolerant? I am so that would be a double whammy for me. If we react to garlic it is a fructan ( in the FODMAP world) so we are sensitive to them :( I hate this....it is so hard to stay on a strict diet.....I've had IBS for about 2 years and still cant do it. I am waiting for a referral to try Xifaxin...which treats SIBO...which I think is the root cause of all the bloating.

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I have the same thing with garlic. It always causes me a problem if I have even a tiny bit. I ate two garlic dough-balls last week and that was enough to cause several bouts of D. Hope it calms down soon for you.

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yes its normal as garlic and onions set me off as well.

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