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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Flushing after meal: I know it is very frustrating but please continue to be a good detective to find out what is happening. A more sensitive food sensitivity panel may h ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Histamine related: These symptoms could be due to histamine release from certain foods, especially if only occurring after eating. Some people are more sensitive to hist ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
Eating disorder: Your guilt needs to be understood, is it driven by your view of your appearance, your weight or other factors. Consult with an eating disorder special ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yolanda Wade
26 years experience Family Medicine
Perhaps an allergy: You may be having an allergic reaction to a food or food additive in the "sweets" that you are eating. Please see your doctor for evaluation, includi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Reflex nerve: response. The neuronal stimulation that stimulates the formation of saliva, in response to sugar, is spilling over into your nose and increases vascul ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Look at overall diet: It might help to look at your overall diet. Fish by itself should not be a problem unless you are also eating al lot of high fat, high sugar foods in ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Dilated vessels: Alcohol causes the vessels to increase in size in the skin (dilate). This can give a sensation of itching for some.
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Flushing: Possible reasons for this flushing could be ingesting hot temperatured or spicey foods. Also, eating speeds up our metabolism which often accelerates ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liuska Pesce
22 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
See a doctor: You may need to see your doctor, have your blood pressure checked and possibly some laboratory tests.
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A 83-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raphael Peralta
Specializes in Family Medicine
It fills up: It fill up.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Alcohol: Drinking liquor can lead to loss of balance and coordination, causing you to overwork your muscles, even in small amounts. This may result in muscle s ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Dairy chocolate rash: It means you are allergic to dairy products and chocolate as well possibly.Chocolate also have milk added to it, unless you tru plain coco, you will k ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
It : It most likely does not mean that you have a health problem. It is most likely more related to body secretions from intercourse. Normally there are ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Alcohol Allergy: It sure sounds like you are one of the humans that are allergic to alcohol. I would advise that you avoid this.
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Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
36 years experience Psychiatry
Hard stomach: Organs that function well are not felt by the body. So hard stomach + pain-discomfort shows there is gastritis (pain after meals) or ulcer (hungry pai ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Food sensitivity?: Tingling in the face can be caused by several different medical conditions. ... Also, tingling in the face, especially on the side of the face close t ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Oral AllergySyndrome: Although not everyone with a pollen allergy experiences oral allergy syndrome when eating the following foods, they are commonly associated with these ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Good question: There are three nerves in the nasal lining. The sensory nerves are stimulated by the pepper. Then there is a reflex arc to the central nervous syste ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Allergy?: You may have an alcohol allergy, or are experiencing the vasodilator (opening up of small blood vessels) effect of alcohol.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
See below: Likely the alcohol interferes with the muscle functions of the intestines allowing gas and other contents to sit.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Red face post eating: Common kitchen-based culprits for facial flushing after eating include spicy foods made with hot peppers, ginger, curry powder, and sometimes large qu ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. H. sam Tadros
28 years experience Prosthodontics
Irritation: The mouth wash may have an ingredient that causes irritation to your tissue, you maybe rinsing for a prolonged time. If the redness doesn't go away ha ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
It is full: After you eat or drink, the food goes to your stomach for processing to begin the process of digestion. It will stay in your stomach for an hour or tw ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
23 years experience Occupational Medicine
ETOH dehydrogenase: You likely have a genetic variation where your body does not produce as much of the enzyme that breaks down alcohol, called alcohol dehydrogenase. The ... Read More

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