Sodas, energy drinks and fruit juices all contain sugar that draws water into the intestine and can make diarrhea worse.
Sugar-free drinks contain an artificial sweetener called sorbitol, which has been linked to causing diarrhea, in part because it’s poorly absorbed by the small intestine.7
The caffeine in coffee and tea, as well as many soft drinks, has been identified as a trigger for some people with digestive problems. If you love a hot drink, opt for herbal or green tea instead.24
It may come as bad news, but your favorite wine or spirit might be irritating your stomach. For some people, it could be the gas or wheat in certain beers, while for others the culprit is wine. Work out which drinks disagree with you and stay away from those.