A 31-year-old member asked:
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is eating watermelon or cantelope going to make your sickness worse?

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Dr. Leroy Kareus
50 years experience Family Medicine
What sickness?: Excess anything can be a problem. In moderation these fruits should be good for everyone.
Answered on May 31, 2018
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Gi Upset?: Yes, they could make GI make upset worse. Watermelons, cantaloupe ; honeydew melons cause gas, abdominal discomfort and loose stools for some.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Hard to say: But the most likely explanation is that especially those fruits are easy to eat and they were not chewed very well.
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Dr. Duane Gels
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Could be from pollen: Oral allergy syndrome involves these foods and cross reactivity with certain pollen allergies. Usually symptoms are limited to the mouth and though al ... Read More
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
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No problem: There is no problem with this. Sounds quite healthy!
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Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Fruits do not contain gluten.

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