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Allergies To Watermelon
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
What should I do about allergies to milk, peanuts, lemon, watermelon, and pears what to eat at theme park?
Bring your own: Patients with multiple foods allergies often need to bring their own food with them to places like theme parks. ...Read more
I have allergies to milk, peanuts, lemon, watermelon, and pears what to eat at theme park, what do you recommend?
See allergist: It is unusual to be allergic to so many food items with totally different structures. You need to consult an allergist to first find out if you are indeed allergic before you can deal with your "allergies" effectively. In the meanwhile, ask questions in restaurants and read labels. ...Read more
Possibly: There is something called oral allergy syndrome, where people who are allergic to ragweed, cannot eat the melon family. They get itching in the mouth and ears, and sometimes swelling. This occurs in people who are allergic to birch trees, and eat hazelnuts, or some fruits such as apple, plums, and nectarines. ...Read more
I have mild to moderate allergies to chicken, beef, pork, strawberries, and watermelons. Will eating these foods keep me from losing weight?
Messy toddler ate watermelon & got juice all over body, now has red blotches and slight welts on skin where melon juice contacted. Is it an allergy?
My 8y.O. Daughter recently developed allergies to cat and apple, pear & banana (itchy palate) but not to berries/watermelon. Seems like random food?
Oral Allergy Syndrom:
This is known as oral allergy syndrome. And it simply is a cross-reaction to her pollen allergies which is likely trees, grasses and/or weeds. See an allergist for testing and more information.
http://www. Aaaai. Org/conditions-and-treatments/conditions-a-to-z-search/oral-allergy-syndrome-%28oas%29.aspx. ...Read more
After I eat fruits like avocado, bananas, watermelon and mango it feels like my throat swells and some difficulty with breath. Is it an allergy?
Yes: It is unusual since those are not all related kinds of fruits, depending how you group them (pit/stone vs not, tree vs ground, etc.). Consult an allergist for formal testing as there are likely others and your reactions will likely worsen with subsequent exposures, so you may need an epi-pen. ...Read more
I had watermelon juice on sat nite, fine. Ate a sliver of w/melon on sunday, itchy throat and hoarse voice for an hour. Is it allergy? Do I worry?
Itchy throat, hoarse: Yes, you should be careful and get this checked out. Hoarseness can mean your vocal cords are swelling. This is a very dangerous symptom of a systemic allergy, because if they swell too much, they can close off your airway. You need to be tested for watermelon allergy. If it's positive you'll need to avoid watermelon and carry epipen (epinephrine). ...Read more
Less than an hour After eating watermelon. Eyes red. Face red. Stuffy nose. Itching all over. Is it allergies or something else?
Uric acid: Watermelon is alkaline fruit. It has high water content. As such it can dilute and neutralize the acidity of uric acid. Watermelon is rich in vitamin c, vitamin a, vitamin b6, b1, potassium and magnesium. Watermelon has no uric acid. As such it should be useful natural remedy for uric acid to some extent. ...Read more
Myths: We do not use the words bad or good in health care. The food you mention are eaten daily by millions of people. These foods are both HIGH sugar foods and so people with diabetes or obesity, which are both 'sugar' problems should probably limit or avoid these foods, But, in general they are not unhealthy. ...Read more
It may be a better: Choice of food than more caloric, processed food options. ...Read more
Ok: It is normal food affects ur stool shape and color ...Read more
Can I lose a kg with having a fasting day on apple or watermelon and not gain that 1 kg fat again?
Yes & no: I assume you're not 100 years old as noted in your profile. Regardless, yes, you might be able to lose a kg by fasting but that would most likely be water weight. So in answer to 2nd part of your question, no, you'd probably regain weight once you started eating/drinking normally again, although it wouldn't be fat weight per se. Best to eat sensibly each day, aiming for 500cal/d less eaten = 1#/wk. ...Read more
Do I have to eat watermelon again to test if I'm allergic, or is there a safer way? (scratch skin and rub on.?)
No: A physician would perform a dilute use test in a controlled environment. ...Read more
I read an article on a website and it said that to much watermelon can cause anorexia, how true can this be please?
AnorxiaNoPolyuriaYes: Anorexia is a lack or loss of appetite for food. So in the broadest sense too much of any food will curb your appetite, right? So I'm not sure what they meant. There's no specific component in watermelon that will suppress appetite that I am aware of. Eat enough of it, though, & I guarantee you'll be peeing a lot. I've spent many a summer night with a stomach bloated with watermelon, alive to tell ...Read more
What would cause some foods, in this case watermelon and cantaloupe flesh (not seeds), to come out in stoma output just as it went in (undigested)?
Hard to say: But the most likely explanation is that especially those fruits are easy to eat and they were not chewed very well. ...Read more
I have been eating a clean and lean diet for about two months now. For the past week, I've been having on and off pain in my abdomen. I did buy a watermelon last week could that be it?
I agree w dr. Wright. One slice of watermelon (or 2 cups) has 1.1 gram of fiber.
Watermelon is a source of vitamins a, b1, b2, b6, c, e & k, niacin, folate (folic acid) & pantothenic acid.
Watermelon is a source of potassium. Phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, copper, zinc & iron. ...Read more