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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Irritable bowl: syndrome. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. You symptoms a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Food intolerance: The usual way to determine food intolerance is to go on an elimination diet for several weeks, followed by gradual reintroduction of foods suspected o ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Elimination of foods: The best , least expensive, and most reliable way is to remove something from your diet for a week or two...See how you feel...Then reintroduce it and ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
????: A food intolerance is not typically treated with any medicine or medications. It simply means an adverse reaction to food that is not a true food alle ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
31 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Genetics and ... ?: We don't know what causes food allergies but people with food allergies often come from families where allergies of any sort are more common. Spice o ... Read More
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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Intolerance: Maybe.
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 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 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 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: Yes they do as do many other foods.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Reflux : Common with spices foods caffeine sources and alcohol if occasional liquid antacid good for immediate relief. If chronic should see physician.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
No evidence: That lousy diet causes ulcerative colitis, but if you have it, you need to watch carefully what you eat.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Gottlieb
47 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Spicy foods can make the symptoms of GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) worse, but they can't cause gerd. Patients with esophagitis (a common mani ... Read More
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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 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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Spicy foods: especially in people with acid reflux, spicy foods can cause hyperacidity. The best way to avoid this is to avoid the foods in the first place, but if ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Morgan O'Donoghue
24 years experience in Dermatology
No but stress can: There is no scientific evidence to prove that greasy or chocolate-containing foods can cause acne. But most people eat these foods when they are physi ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
It may: Spicy foods may make reflux symptoms worse but not always. If you have gerd and do fine with spicy foods then there is no reason to avoid them.
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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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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ioana Bina
26 years experience in Gastroenterology
Check food label: Check your recipe/ food label : if they contain cream or milk they could. Only butter (which is fat) should not give you symptoms.
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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 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Common issue...: Please refer to the excellent, already posted, healthtap answers regarding diagnostic differential and treatment of dyspepsia/indigestion. Diet certai ... Read More

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