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A 47-year-old male asked:

should i be on a special diet with sarcoidosis?

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Dr. Errol Ozdalga
Hospital-based practice 13 years experience
Not really: Just a healthy diet with exercise! there's no specific restrictions.
Dr. Caroline Cribari
Psychiatry 23 years experience
Possibly: Although there is no specific diet for patients with sarcoidosis, as with any other illness that involves abnormal immune system functioning. Some patients with autoimmume illnesses find they feel better if they avoid gluten and milk. Gluten and milk protein (casein) are highly immumoreactive (generate an autoimmume reaction in the gut that ultimately effects the reat of the body.

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Is it ok to diet while breastfeeding?

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Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
Pediatrics 22 years experience
No: You should be eating a very well rounded, well balanced healthy diet for your health and your baby.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care 35 years experience
and plenty of fluids!
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Could my baby's diet be causing gas?

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Yes: Breast fed babies can be sensitive to gas producing foods in mom's diet. These include foods like peppers, cabage, caffeine, chocolate, onions and tomato among others.
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Can I drink diet drinks while pregnant?

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Dr. Richard Chudacoff
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Yes: Water is probably the best diet drink you can drink during pregnancy. Soft drinks, whether diet or not, are usually not the best drinks in pregnancy. I would suggest healthier drinks, such as juices, milk, electrolyte drinks such as gatorade or powerade rather than purely synthetic drinks. I would stay away from energy drinks.
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What is the best diet for early stage cirrosis?

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Dr. Samuel Sadow
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Depends!: Best to completely avoid all alcohol and extra carbs. Ask your doctor to send you to a GI specialist for your liver problems.
A 30-year-old member asked:

I dieted and think I now have a shrunken stomach. It is one fourth the size of normal. Does anyone have this?

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Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Weird: That is a weird thing. I think you should be checked out by your doctor.

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