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Is it safe to eat bananas while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat bananas while pregnant?

Yes: No concerns whatsoever with bananas unless you have had problems with excessive weight gain or gestational diabetes. Bananas have a high glycemic index, so they stimulate Insulin more than other fruits and veggies. Otherwise, enjoy! ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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4/11 had emergency APPY, since I have a mass above the belly button incision that is shaped like a banana and hurts. I have gained 35 pounds and yet I cant eat cause I am always feeling sick/puking/diahreah/fatigue. I look 9 months pregnant.

4/11 had emergency APPY, since I have a mass above the belly button incision that is shaped like a banana and hurts. I have gained 35 pounds and yet I cant eat cause I am always feeling sick/puking/diahreah/fatigue. I look 9 months pregnant.

You should: Have that "mass" checked out by the surgeon who did your procedure!! ASAP!!! Sounds like you have a HEMATOMA (Collection of blood) due to the procedure. (A known complication!)
Hope this help and BE WELL
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Why can't diabetics eat bananas?

Why can't diabetics eat bananas?

They Can: You can still eat bananas – even if you have diabetes. Bananas are a good source of fiber, they contain potassium, and vitamin c, but they also contain carbohydrates. In fact, all fruit has some carbohydrate, so you need to count them in your diabetes meal plan. If you want to include bananas in your meal plan, become familiar with portion sizes and the number of carbohydrates in each. ...Read more

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Why can't diabetics eat bananas?

Why can't diabetics eat bananas?

Bananas are Sugar: Like most fruit bananas are 100% carbs or sugars. Diabetics must limit their sugars in their diet. It is like being allergic to sugar. Bananas make diabetic patients have rising sugars. ...Read more

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May I safely eat bananas while being on ciprofloxacin?

May I safely eat bananas while being on ciprofloxacin?

Yes: If you could eat them before going on cipro, (ciprofloxacin) you can still eat them. No problem. ...Read more

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Hi, do you think I can eat bananas while being on ciprofloxacin?

Hi, do you think I can eat bananas while being on ciprofloxacin?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Food: Yes, there is no reason at all why you cannot eat bananas with Cipro (ciprofloxacin). You do need to avoid caffeine, alcohol, and calcium-rich foods near the time you take your Cipro (ciprofloxacin). ...Read more

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Can I eat bananas if my potassium is 5.1?

Can I eat bananas if my potassium is 5.1?

High Potassium level: If you have kidney disease, you should be very careful with potassium in diet. A regular size banana, is equivalent to 10meq of potassium pill and this can increase the level by few points depending on the kidney function. ...Read more

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Is it healthy for infants to eat bananas?

Is it healthy for infants to eat bananas?

Absolutely: Bananas can be mashed or pureed to an apple sauce consistency. ...Read more

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Can you eat bananas when on water pill?

Can you eat bananas when on water pill?

Good idea: Banana is rich in potassium and help replenishing the potassium loss from water pill. You may need to check your potassium level from time to time though. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, can uremia patients eat bananas?

Hello doctors, can uremia patients eat bananas?

Banana & uremia: Uremic patients usually have very poor appetite. The question is not really whether they could eat bananas but what problems bananas can cause in uremic patients. Bananas are high in potassium and patients who are uremic will likely have difficulty excreting potassium from the body. High blood potassium can lead to irregular heart rhythms which can cause lead to a life-threating situation. ...Read more

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Is it real that if we eat eggs & then we eat bananas we will be poisoned & it is deadly?

Is it real that if we eat eggs & then we eat bananas we will be poisoned & it is deadly?

Hogwash!: There is absolutely no truth to that statement. Unless you have a serious allergy to either or both foods ...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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Not sure why I love and crave to eat bananas daily. Cons and Pros of eating 6-8 banana per day on your health please. Any benefits or concerns?

Not sure why I love and crave to eat bananas daily. Cons and Pros of eating 6-8 banana per day on your health please. Any benefits or concerns?

You Got Back??: Well, they say bananas have lots of patassium in them (so-so) and that the complex carbohydrates impede rapid absorption of the sugars, i.e. low glycemic index (maybe) and that they don't have a lot of calories (sort-of: 100 calories or so for a medium sized one), so if you adjust the calories in your daily diet, knock yourself out. But if not, maybe check out Sir Mix-A-Lot's song "Baby Got Back" ...Read more

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I get a rash when I eat bananas and raw carrots. Could I be allergic?

I get a rash when I eat bananas and raw carrots. Could I be allergic?

Fruit rash: The best answer will be to get tested by a board certified allergist to determine if you are truly allergist. It is doubtful at your age that you are allergic to bananas and carrots but some individuals with severe pollen allergies can develop reactions to fresh fruits and vegetables. ...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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Why does my stomach hurts and bloat when I eat bananas?

Why does my stomach hurts and bloat when I eat bananas?

Why are you...: ...eating bananas if you reliably know your stomach will hurt and bloat with them? Food intolerance is common, and sometimes seems random, but once identified its best to avoid the food that bothers you. ...Read more

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Is it fine to eat bananas if one has stomach upset?

Is it fine to eat bananas if one has stomach upset?

Should be ok..: Banana contains some good nutrients/vitamins and it is easy to digest and so I don't expect it to worsen your stomach trouble. If you are having much nausea/vomiting, then hold off foods for a bit longer until you are ready to chow. Otherwise, peel one off and take a bite. The on in picture here looks quite delicious to me. Good luck.
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I get stomach pain after I eat bananas. Am I allergic?

I get stomach pain after I eat bananas. Am I allergic?

Probably not: But it is common to have sensitivities to certain foods. Try to avoid foods that cause pain, nausea or heartburn. ...Read more

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Can I still eat bananas and other fruits if I have a yeast infection?

Can I still eat bananas and other fruits if I have a yeast infection?

Yes: Yes, fruits are a good part of a balanced diet. You don't have to give them up while being treated for a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Are small black flecks in toddler stool usually just food, or something to worry about. Doesn't eat bananas.

Are small black flecks in toddler stool usually just food, or something to worry about. Doesn't eat bananas.

Probably OK: Stool can have all sorts of colors. If your child has no and pain or other symptoms of illness this is probably some u digested food particles. White, red or severe black tarry stools are the colors to be concerned with! ...Read more

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How serious is low K levels in someone with symptomatic bradycardia? I'm 25, can't absorb the pills well or eat bananas as advised (anaphylaxis). Thx

How serious is low K levels in someone with symptomatic bradycardia? I'm 25, can't absorb the pills well or eat bananas as advised (anaphylaxis). Thx

Very serious: Please discuss the issue with your doctor immediately. There are multiple ways of supplementing potassium other than pills and bananas, e.g., beans, dark leafy greens, potatoes, squash, yogurt, fish, avocados, mushrooms. See this site for more info.
http://www. Webmd. Com/food-recipes/potassium-sources-and-benefits? Page=2 ...Read more

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4 wks post cholesystectomy. Lots of Nausea, can barely eat bananas only a little bit 1x day. Hurts when my food digests, white tongue. What is it?

4 wks post cholesystectomy. Lots of Nausea, can barely eat bananas only a little bit 1x day. Hurts when my food digests, white tongue. What is it?

Antibiotics given?: Where you given antibiotics during your time in the hospital? That might explain the white tongue - thrush (a type of yeast that overgrows once bacteria are wiped out). Or the white tongue could be dehydration because postoperative nausea & vomiting has kept down fluid intake. You should see the surgeon / doctor or use HealthTap Prime to discuss & get treatment. If you need IV hydration, go 2 hosp ...Read more

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Why do my muscles cramp up when I eat bananas or take a mineral supplement?

Why do my muscles cramp up when I eat bananas or take a mineral supplement?

Probably not related: Potassium is usually recommended for muscle cramps, so these things should help. ...Read more

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I have been having feet cramps all my life I drink plenty of water and eat bananas as well but I still get them is something wrong with my feet?

I have been having feet cramps all my life I drink plenty of water and eat bananas as well but I still get them is something wrong with my feet?

Too much water?: It is possible that you are drinking too much water. If you do that you could dilute the electrolytes that your muscles need. Make sure that your urine is a pale yellow not clear. The next thing to try is a potassium and magnesium supplement. If you still have problems you should see a doctor for testing. ...Read more

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Why do I get stomach cramps when I eat bananas. I wasn't allergic to them before.

Why do I get stomach cramps when I eat bananas. I wasn't allergic to them before.

Could be allergic: It is possible to become allergic to a food as an adult. Allergy testing helps to determine if it is an allergy or intolerance. Any food that causes untoward symptoms should be avoided at least until allergy can be ruled out by appropriate testing. ...Read more