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craving acidic foods

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
None specific: Craving for ice is associated with iron deficiency in women. There are no specific diseases associated with craving for spicy food. Some women have va ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Acidic foods: Sodas and coffee, citrus fruits. Pineapple , bananas, raspberries tomatoes, vinegar containing products (some salad dressings, pickles canned beets).
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Citric fruit: Consider citric fruit such as oranges, lemons, grapefruits if you want to increase acidic foods into your diet. Apples, blueberries, cherries, grapes, ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Who's acidic?: If you're been to one of those fake internet sites that has you self-diagnose whether you are "acidic" or "alkaline", disabuse yourself of everything ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Watch your body: Most of what you read about "acid" and "alkaline" foods online is "misleading" at best. The link between diet and the exacerbations and remissions of ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
33 years experience Family Medicine
Avoidance/veggies: If you are sensitive as I am avoidance is best. The balance is the important thing. Vegetables are alkaline and will help to balance out the acidity ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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Correct: Eating or drinking acid things will make the esophageal irritation worse. It may take time for the meds to work. If you are very pregnant, you proba ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Yes: Yes
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maram Khabbaz
21 years experience Geriatrics
Gastritis: that is usually gastritis (inflammation of the stomach) you should try to take medication like omeprazole 20 mg twice a day for one month with mild fo ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Food: Not in general. No. If they were billions of people would be hurt on a daily basis.

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