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Is it safe to give milkshakes (banana, mango etc) if there is absecess in liver. What diet we give to reduce weakness?

Is it safe to give milkshakes (banana, mango etc) if there is absecess in liver. What diet we give to reduce weakness?

No problem: As long as the gallbladder and pancreas are ok. Good nutrition, regardless of specific diet, is needed. Don't forget physical therapy to build up strength. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Why is my abdomen distended? I had my wisdom teeth pulled 2 days ago and the only thing I've eaten since then was a small banana shake.

Why is my abdomen distended? I had my wisdom teeth pulled 2 days ago and the only thing I've eaten since then was a small banana shake.

Pain meds: If you are taking narcotic pain medications like codeine, vicodin, Percocet can slow your GI tract. Possibly causing the distention. ...Read more

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17mm cyst on left ovary. I do have a banana shaped lump on left abdomen. Could the cyst cause excruciating pain? Doctor- no reason for side pain

17mm cyst on left ovary. I do have a banana shaped lump on left abdomen. Could the cyst cause excruciating pain? Doctor- no reason for side pain

Probably not: A 17mm cyst on the ovary, depending on age and the cycle day of the menstrual cycle, is of normal size for a developing ovary follicle (egg). If the cyst has been bleeding or has partially ruptured and drained, then associated pain may be present. Not sure what the banana shaped lump on the abdomen represents. ...Read more

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Hepc, cirohsis, gallstone. Yesterday night felt abdomen pain below left of belly button. Had banana. Could it be gastric prob. Urine n stool are ok?

Hepc, cirohsis, gallstone. Yesterday night felt abdomen pain below left of belly button. Had banana. Could it be gastric prob. Urine n stool are ok?

Several possibles: Hernia at your umbilicus, bad gallbladder, ulcer, are all possible diagnoses for your post prandial abdominal pain. Your case is complex, so best to check in with your regular doc for exam. Go sooner if you have fever, abdominal wall mass or vomiting. Be well. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat 3 bananas a day?

Is it bad to eat 3 bananas a day?

Depends: Bananas do have a high glycemic index meaning they are very sugary. Half a banana is one serving size. As long as your weight is within normal limits it should be fine. If you are overweight you may want to cut down on them. ...Read more

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Is having a banana for breakfast bad for you?

Is having a banana for breakfast bad for you?

Good start: You should also have a whole grain serial or some other form of long chain carbohydrate. See your doctor for complete diet & nutrition planning. ...Read more

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Is banana bad for people with migraine?

Is banana bad for people with migraine?

Migraine & food: Migraine headache many triggers and certain foods can be one of these triggers. Keeping a diary will help you determine which specific foods may be triggering your migraine so you know which specific food to avoid. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat banana and go to sleep right after?

Is it bad to eat banana and go to sleep right after?

Sleep and bananna: Eating bannana which is rich in serotonin may help some people relax and sleep. ...Read more

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Why is it bad to eat a full banana?

?: I'm not sure why that's bad. I never heard of that. Why do you think it's bad? ...Read more

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Is eating milk with banana at night bad?

Nice combination: These are commonly consumed together and there is not reason not to let that be your bedtime snack. ...Read more

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Is it bad for you to eat bananas late at night?

Is it bad for you to eat bananas late at night?

How about limiting: It to one medium sized banana. Don't want a heavy load in the stomach to interfere with sleep. ...Read more

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I was wondering are ripe bananas bad for herpes?

Eating a ripe: Banana shouldn't be a problem. Were you asking about eating a banana? ...Read more

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Does banana have high sugar content? Is it bad for health

Eat 1everyday: Bananas are excellent for your health. Many fruits have sugar content which is relatively high when compared to their vegetable counterparts. However, when compared to typical processed food products, the sugar content in fruits is low. ...Read more

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Are bananas unhealthy to eat? Are there any fruit that are bad for you?

Are bananas unhealthy to eat? Are there any fruit that are bad for you?

Banana = healthy: No. They are healthy. Avoid nectarine pit and apple pits. Don't eat rhubbarb leaves. Bananas are a good source of potassium, b vitamins, vitamin c and magnesium. Bananas don’t contain any fat or cholesterol. A remedy for a mosquito bite – rub the bite with the inner part of banana skin to v swelling/ irritation. ...Read more

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What to do if I love to eat greek yogurt, peanut butter and milk and banana. Is this bad if I only eat this?

What to do if I love to eat greek yogurt, peanut butter and milk and banana. Is this bad if I only eat this?

Try variety: You are getting dairy, fruit, legumes (peanuts) they provide you with protein and carbs and healthy fats in the peanut butter. I do believe it would be a good idea to also include other fruits, vegetables, legumes and grains in your diet to have a more well balanced diet. ...Read more

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Will a breakfast consisting only of bananas and green apples be good or bad for health? Is it recommended? Plus soya milk

Will a breakfast consisting only of bananas and green apples be good or bad for health? Is it recommended? Plus soya milk

It Depends: As with all things in life; it depends. Fructose with fiber is good and you also need protein to modulate your blood sugar spike which is bound to happen with a fruit only breakfast. I recommend doing a "smoothie" with a high grade medical food (pea and/or rice protein) along with your fruit. You will be satisfied and keep your blood glucose stable. To your best health! ...Read more

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Is banana bad if you have kidney stones?

Is banana bad if you have kidney stones?

No: Bananas are an excellent source of fiber and potassium. Keep well hydrated ...Read more

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I love eating banana everyday. I almost eat three bananas or more a day. I heard it's bad for my health. Is it right?

I love eating banana everyday. I almost eat three bananas or more a day. I heard it's bad for my health. Is it right?

Are you healthy?: Are you a diabetic? Do you have chronic kidney disease (renal failure)? Do you take medications that increase your potassium levels? If the answers are no, no, and no – enjoy your bananas! Add some ice cream, too. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat bananas on an empty stomach?

Is it bad to eat bananas on an empty stomach?

No: Not that I am aware of, lots of people eat them for breakfast. ...Read more

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I ate a few grapes, and a banana last night, and it gave me bad (smelly) gas. What could it be?

I ate a few grapes, and a banana last night, and it gave me bad (smelly) gas. What could it be?

Some people develop: Gas with bananas. Gas production is common with cabbage, broccoli, brussel sprouts, broccoli, asparagus, cucumber, peppers, apples, raisins, prunes, bananas, avocados and melons. ...Read more

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M58, is am prediabetic with constipation problem, so I eat too much of oranges and bananas which eases my problem, is this bad for me?

M58, is am prediabetic with constipation problem, so I eat too much of oranges and bananas which eases my problem, is this bad for me?

Moderation: Eating fruits are generally allowed with diabetes or prediabetes, but you should not go overboard with the amount. Typically 3-4 fruit servings daily is okay. You can always take a fiber supplement (metamucil, fibercon, etc) to help with the constipation. If you check your sugar 2 hours after eating and it is above 180, you need to cut back on the fruit. ...Read more

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I was eating four large bananas and two oranges each day, bad chronic gas all evening every 10 minutes or so. Is this just too much fruit?

I was eating four large bananas and two oranges each day, bad chronic gas all evening every 10 minutes or so. Is this just too much fruit?

Sugar: Your fruit choices represent a misunderstanding of health. That is a lot of sugar to be consuming all at once. Those fruits are 100% sugar calories. They are simple sugars and thus the least likely to be nutritious. Remember sugar in excess is an enemy to health. ...Read more