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Can Food Reactions Cause Testicle Enlargment
The testicles are the two oval male gonads, or reproductive glands, located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its leydig cells secrete testosterone. The term testicles is synonymous with testes or gonads. The singular form is ...Read more
Doubtful: I have never heard of or seen that before ...Read more
Usually airborne: Proteases are a subgroup of proteins, which are most common cause of allergies. For example, mold allergies are caused by contact with proteases found in molds. Allergies to proteins that are proteases have been described for respiratory allergies. Whether an individual can develop an allergic reaction (respiratory) by ingesting a protease is possible but unlikely. ...Read more
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Probably not: Appendicitis is caused when the appendix is blocked from its connection to the colon. Why this happens at a given time is a mystery, and probably by chance as the appendix has been there for years without a problem. A viral or bacterial infection if the intestines probably wouldn't cause this, but its really unknown. ...Read more
Yes: Gelatin has been shown to cause allergic reactions; it is found in MMR vaccine. Also, some individuals are sensitive to the preservative thimerasol. The risk of reaction to influenza vaccine in egg allergic patients is minimal and not considered a reason to avoid the flu shot or even test for sensitivity. ...Read more
It can: Food allergies can cause bloating of the stomach but usually the symptoms are hives, itching, vomiting, diarrhea and/or worsening eczema. If symptoms are just bloating, then food intolerance reactions should also be considered. A GI doctor or allergist can help a person distinguish between the two. ...Read more
Can temporary gastrointestinal inflammation caused by food additive and dairy product combination cause possible fungal infection if treated with an-b?
Fungus: fungal ingection can be associated with any immune deficiency or use of antibiotics on a continuing basis. I would advise that you use a live culture probiotic when faced with the above conditions, such as Activa. severe esophagitis and diarrhea can be associated with fungal infections which if diagnosed would need to be treated with antifungals such as Diflucan (fluconazole) ...Read more
Food allergy: Food allergy can result in swelling of connective tissues including joints. It can occur with hours and may be seen upto 24 hours after intake of food one is allergic to. Need to see an allergist to determine if it is the food that is causing the swelling rather than there is another cause of the joint swelling. ...Read more
Of course: Especially if what's in the 'natural herbal pill' isn't really the 'exotic Indian herb that is so good for you.' Phony herbal medicines are a very common cause of liver damage and even failure. I trust other causes of liver damage were considered and ruled out. Best wishes. ...Read more
Foods not allergy: Foods that we eat can effect our breath and the way our body smells. Garlic, onions and curry spices all are absorbed and then secreted in sweat altering body fragrance. It's not an allergy, in fact, it's physiologic. Foods that we eat are not completely broken down in the small intestine & enter the circulation. This is not leaky gut syndrome. Igg antibodies protect us from any potential harm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can excessive masturbation cause lumps on testicles that cause pain? And can this symptom lead to infertility?
No it can not unless: You need to consult youe family doctor or a urologist to find out what is causing lumps on your testis but masterbation is not likely to caue unless you are traumatising yourself masterbating, so slow down and see a urologist or your family doctor to find out if it need further testing or treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause INCREASED FLOW to left testicle BESIDES epidiymoorchitis or anything like that (mumps)? What can be other causes for this?
Varicocele: I presume you may mean a varicocele, which is noticed by many men as an increased cluster of blood vessels surrounding the left testis. Large varicoceles are often described as resembling "a bag of worms." I recommend you have an examination by your doctor to know for sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
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