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Can I develop a bezoar as an adult?

You can develop a bezoar as an adult. Adults can develop bezoars if they have diabetes or if they ingest too many antacid tablets, which build up in the stomach. Adults can also develop bezoars if they have had surgery to remove part of the stomach or intestines.

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