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watermelon indigestion

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Cucurbitacin: Watermelons and cucumbers both contain a compound called cucurbitacin. Many people react to cucurbitacins, suffering gas and indigestion.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sorbitol: Watermelon contains a sugar called sorbitol. People who have a sorbitol intolerance may develop gas, loose stools & GI upset when they eat waterme ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Adler
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Many possibilities: Anything from reflux to over-eating to constipation. Best to see your doctor.
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Dr. Shalini Sethi
20 years experience Pediatrics
Overeating : Eating more than needed and more often , and off course eating fatty oily . food
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Acid problem: Either too much acid is produced or the acid is not handled right. You may have reflux from the stomach into the esophagus by an incompetent esophagea ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Few suggestions...: Indigestion is commonly a symptom of acid reflux which is the back flow of stomach contents into the esophagus. Its triggered by many factors. Avoid ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Heart burns?: This can be from gastroesophageal reflux (gerd) when the stomach acid gets back up into the food pipe (esophagus), a stomach ulcer, or gastritis (too ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emmett Miller
53 years experience Psychiatry
Often for many folks: Stress indicates that your system believes there is a demand, or some danger that you are confronted with. Your body then goes into a kind of fight or ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Benecol: Can give some people indigestion.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not that i know of: No indication that it helps indigestion. If having frequent indigestion you should see your doctor.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
IT IS NOT GOOD: Milk is not good for indigestion and better be avoided due to possibility of lactose tolerance.
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