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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carly Snyder
13 years experience in Psychiatry
Foods you dislike: Food aversions are when you begin to be turned off to certain foods. Sometimes this is from an intense dislike of the smell - this can happen in early ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tod Aeby
Dr. Tod Aeby answered
35 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy hormones: Two hormones, estrogen and Progesterone are quite elevated in a normal pregnancy. Both are likely responsible for the nausea and vomiting (morning si ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
16 years experience in Pediatrics
Usually none: The food aversions or cravings may never occur in pregnancy and this symptom varies greatly from person to person. Best to maintain and normal health ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lemme
34 years experience in Family Medicine
It makes sense.: As you period approaches, the estrogen and Progesterone levels are near their peak, then fall rapidly. This change can affect you in many ways, inclu ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
39 years experience in Dentistry
Repulsed by food. : When the thought or sight of a certain food makes you feel mentally or physically sick. Common in pregnancy. You don't actally have to eat it to ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Distraction: Find another healthy activity to replace them - eat healthy snacks such as fruits and vegetables throughout the day. Drink lots of water.
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A member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Many people have it.: Many pregnant women have this --quite common actually. We don't truly understand why, but possibly because of the rapid hormonal changes associated wi ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not likely: It's more likely to prevent it, as microwaves can heat up food to a point such that harmful bacteria or their toxins are inactivated/killed. There is ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
44 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Any related to food: Any symptoms that are uncomfortable associated with eating a food can be called a food intolerance. The term intolerance does not specify a particula ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Mostly gastro-: Enteritis with or without fever. Sometimes mostly vomiting, sometimes mostly diarrhea. However, some foodborne illnesses that are toxin induced are n ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pica: It depends. If you like to chew ice, it typically suggests iron deficiency.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Hunger.: Food aversion is mainly the result of the mismatch between the child's true caloric needs (quite small, between 12 months of age and puberty) and pare ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Diff erent way fo: Allergy means you get hives, runny nose , may be troule breathing within min to 2 hrs and need to avoid and treatment, intole ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Get her seen: Whenever headache and nausea do not have an obvious cause, it is first necessary to rule disease of the brain in or out. Don't focus on food choices; ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No, unless you eat: Something that makes you sick.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unknown: We really don't know why some women have food cravings during pregnancy and why they may crave one thing over another.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Food: Try to find a substitute, something else to obcess about.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience in Pain Management
Could be either: You need to get the appropriate lab tests. Rotovirus in kids and c.Difficll enterocolitis both cause foul smelling feces. C. Diff can be fatal if not ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not necessarily: Quite often the food does not look, smell or taste spoilt but still carries agents of food poisoning, including bugs, toxins and chemicals.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Varun Verma
12 years experience in Internal Medicine
"Heartburn": Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a common cause of such symptoms ("heartburn"). If it's in the right side of your abdomen - it can also be due to ga ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
19 years experience in Urgent Care
Yes: It's not uncommon. It's probably less likely then fresh foods to cause food poisoning, but frozen food can absolutely cause food poisoning. Freezing ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Multiple causes: Some of them are: absence of an enzyme needed to fully digest a food (lactose intolerance). Irritable bowel syndrome. Food poisoning. Toxins. Sensitiv ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Food intolerance: The exact meaning of "food intolerance" is controversial, which is another way of saying "we don't know much about this subject". We know that biologi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Greasy Stool: Greasy, foul stools sounds like any event that result in a poorly digested meal. Any meal that is poor digested will be loose. A high fat diet with ... Read More
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