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how long can someone last without eating

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on how much: Fat the person has. 50 calories a day is essentially starvation and is not recommended.

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
You may have fast: Metabolism and hyperacidity. If u r concerned about weight gain, drink lots of water instead of eating when u r hungry to curb your appetite.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
Both are possible: Se pcp- possible gastro intest reflux.See pcp, there are meds for this.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Hunger pains: At age 18 something is wrong. Please set up an appointment to see a doctor and describe all the things that trouble you.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Lim
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Fluconazole : It usually starts to work within one day, but it may take 3 days for your symptoms to improve and up to 7 days for your symptoms to disappear
A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
20 years experience Pediatrics
Temporary: Teething pain can cause kids to alter feeding habits , if she is active , no fever than nothing to worry , it is temporary. Keep offering her solids a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Salmonella: The infection lasts up to seven days.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Diet/creams: Eat a bland soft diet. You can ask your doctor about oragel and other topical creams that can be placed inside the mouth. All the best.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiroshi Mashimo
32 years experience Gastroenterology
See your PCP: Rule out pregnancy, if applicable, and seek MD attention esp if chronic, but seek urgent care if "red flags" e.g. bleeding, nausea/vomiting, fever/chi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? celiac disease: you want to see your doctor who may refer you to a gastroenterologist for further management, best wishes

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