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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Actually it causes : Loose stools, gas ; abdominal discomfort for some.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience in Phlebology
Diuretic: Watermelon is a natural diuretic, and naturaly contains a lot of water.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Watermelon is a: Natural diuretic.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: Watermelon is a vine-like flowering plant originally from southern africa. Its fruit, which is also called watermelon, is a special kind referred to b ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Diabetes and Food: I think the simple answer is no. But, when you look at these specific items in your list there are things that are lower in carbohydrates like the yo ... Read More
A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ramey
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Introducing foods: At 7 months, you can definitely introduced pureed meats. You should always introduce foods one a time to make sure a child is not allergic to a food.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: Two cups of watermelon pieces provide 320 mg of potassium read more: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/524990-potassium-in-bananas-and-watermelons/ ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience in Pediatrics
Board certified MD?: Make sure the doc telling you this is doing skin testing and not blood testing, consider a trip to a board certified allergy immunologist specialist, ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
May or may not be..: It depends on your body weight and activity level. If you are trying to lose weight, then you are ok with this type of eating for lunch. If you weight ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Pre- diabetes: I am never sure what prediabetes is. Please have your doctor explain that term in detail. That said, enjoy your watermelon.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa-Ann Clark
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Hard to know: This is hard to determine without the concentration of each component and the exact amount of the components in the mixture.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal
43 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Pretty good : Avocados have a very healthy fat that is great for the body and skin. Bananas are high in potassium and calm the brain with tryptophan. Peanut butte ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Food allergy: An allergist can help diagnose and treating this particular problem. Allergy testing either by blood or skin test can give us information of which foo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
For some - yes: Watermelon contains a sugar called sorbitol. People who have a sorbitol intolerance may develop gas, loose stools ; GI upset when they eat watermelon.
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
25 years experience in Family Medicine
No: I do not think so in its natural form. And has lots of good health beneficial properties and no caffeine!
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Poop color: Yes the poop can be pale in color.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience in Family Medicine
No: But is so small i doubt problem.
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Food: Shouldn't be a problem but don't forget exercise.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Honestly - this: Sounds very healthy. I am just concerned about whether you are getting in enough calories for breakfast for an active, 18 year old male.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Woodman
Specializes in Dentistry
Could be...: A bunch of things. It could be originating from your digestive system - reflux can cause a sour taste. It also could be from an infection which can so ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Long
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Diet: Yes. You are doing very well.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Yes : Keep it up.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathryn Ko
33 years experience in Neurosurgery
No: Some nutritionists recommend 5 servings of fruit per day. Remember everything in moderation, don't eat the whole watermelon by yourself in one settin ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Couple reasons : Increased fiber in a concentrated form and dried fruit often has sulfites. Many people get diarrhea with sulfite ingestion.
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