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Can You Be Allergic To Yellow Corn And Be Able To Eat White Corn
Corn allergy: The major allergen, to which the majority of allergic persons make allergic antibody ige, is the same in all corn varieties. Rarely, persons can become allergic only to a minor allergen which may be different between varieties of any one species. A good rule of thumb is assume that all forms of corm will trigger and allergic reaction. ...Read more
See an allergist: Any food allergy should be fully investigated by an allergist to determine if this is an ige or allergy antibody related problem. In general corn allergy is very uncommon, there is very little data on this topic. One's local allergist can help to understand what symptoms are occurring and offer a treatment plan. ...Read more
Probably not: When people r allergic to foods, most of the time they r allergic to the proteins in the foods. Yellow corn and white corn r biologically very close, and share probably most of the proteins. As allergists, we usually think if u r allergic to corn, u r allergic to both types. ...Read more
Hi, my cough has gotten worse and I have lots of yellow phlegm. I also feel like throwing up and haven't been able to eat. Should I go to the doctors?
Bronchitis: You may have a bronchitis which may be viral or bacterial in origin. If you also have fever I would see your doctor. However if you only have a productive cough you could try an over the counter cough medicine for a few days and if you do not improve you could then see your doctor. Good luck ...Read more
I have been suffering with a runny tummy since Saturday and I haven't been able to eat anything really. I've taken Smecta as well as Pectikon and it's still runny and green/yellow in color. My anus is really sensitive and sore since! Please Help?
Diarrhea: This is presumably a viral gastrointestinal tract infection. To control diarrhea eat a very bland diet with no roughage, drink room temperature fluids in good amounts. To get calories drink flat Coca-Cola or flat ginger ale. Take imodium and if this doesn't control severe diarrhea, ask your physician for a prescription for lomotil or paregoric. If severe diarrhea persists get a stool culture done ...Read more
Usually: Peanuts are not actually nuts, but legumes. Most peanut allergic patients can eat tree nuts, although some are allergic to both. ...Read more
I am now allergic to dairy products, is there anything I can take that will allow me to be able to eat dairy?
Is it truly allergy?: To dairy, or intolerance, true allergy to dairy at your age is bit rare, usually a disease of infancy/early childhood, and usually outgrown, you probably have intolerance, ? Lactose intolerance, several aids are there to help, better be guided by your doctor for correct diagnosis ...Read more
Why do I have so many allergies? I am allergic to over 20 foods, nuts, and vegetables. Will I ever be able to eat normal foods again?
It depends: The answer to the question depends upon how it was determined that you were allergic to over 20 foods nuts and vegetables. Often this determination is based upon blood or skin tests which may represent sensitivity but not necessarily reactivity. In other words although the test is positive you may be able to eat the food without difficulty. I would recommend that you see an allergist interested in. ...Read more
May be: Calamari are one kind of squid, which are distant relatives of molluscs. They contain a protein, tropomyosin, that cross reacts with that of shrimp, crabs etc., sometimes also with that of dust mites and cockroaches. If you are not very allergic to shellfish, you may be able to tolerate calamari. If you are, either avoid them or see an allergist to be tested and find out if you can risk it. ...Read more
I am allergic to most fruits. I really want to eat healthy but I cant. Is there any way possible to be able to eat fruit?
Fruit allergy: Most fruit allergy is a type of oral allergy and not a life threatening allergy. This is related to seasonal nasal allergies. Your best long term hope is to get tested by an allergist and get on allergy shots, they may improve your reactions to fruits and you will be able to eat them. ...Read more
What do I have to do to still be able to eat scallops and not get allergic reaction if possible shrimp allergy?
See an allergist: For specific testing to scallops. They are not exactly in the same food family as shrimp. So you may be allergic to shrimp but not scallops. ...Read more
Hi I was wondering is it possible to be allergic to foods that you use to be able to eat and now once I eat them now I get itchy lips? Eg mango & nuts
Allergies: Yes it's very well possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
When I eat other color skittles such as green or yellow, I'm fine. Am I allergic to the pink and purple skittles?
Not likely: Allergy to colors/dyes is very rare.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have allergies to chicken and shrimps for the past 7 yrs. But when I was young, I was able to eat them. How c0me I have late allergc rxn?
Missing teeth: Over the years, I have seen patients who have no teeth able to eat. I have also seen dogs with three legs walk. It certainly is not an ideal situation. It is always better to replace missing teeth if possible. It effects your nutrition, dental health, medical health, self esteem, etc. Discuss replacement options with your own dentist. ...Read more
Of course: Disorders of the TMJ are treatable conditions and often can be resolved with using the most conservative, reversible and noninvasive treatments possible. See an orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. You can usually go back to your normal activities and food soon after the proper treatment. ...Read more
Nothing you cant eat:
When you have dm you must focus on healthy lifestyle and limit the amount of carbohydrates (pasta, potatoes
bread rice grits, etc) you eat. But you don't have to avoid them all together. I recommend women do 30-45grams per meal and men 45-60grams per meal. Dietary lifestyles high in protein and low in fat are also healthy. ...Read more
Talk to baby's docto: That answer would best be made by a pediatrician or other primary care provider who takes care of babies. ...Read more
Talk with surgeon: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Is it possible to eat twice a day in order to bring my BMI down to 17 again, or will I only be able to eat once?
You are already: Underweight. Why do you want to lose more weight. The best way to eat is three meals/day. Eating one mea/day is counterproductive because your body goes into a conservation mode. Have you thought about discussing your weight obsession with a psychiatrist, because I'm worried you have an eating disorder. ...Read more
Why do some people have to eat pureed food, what is pureed food, and when can a person be able to eat regular food?
Generally: Pureed food is indicated for oral dysphagia which could be edentulous or inability to chew food well to prevent choking or aspirations ...Read more
Is it unusual for someone that is being treated for c-diff not to be able to eat certain foods? Should I be on a certain diet?
Low fiber: With c diff your colon is very limited in its ability to pull the water out of your stool which is the main purpose of the colon. So the more I digested food that makes it to the colon the worse things are. Fiber is not digested so it will increase the problem. Things like fruit and beans citrus and other green veggies that are usually great for you may be a problem now. Ask your doc. ...Read more
How does a person get c.Diff? How can I make myself more comfortable and be able to eat since march I have lost about 40 pounds
C diff: You can get it from contaminated food or water but also from antibiotics. Ironically treatment is with antibiotics. Taking probiotics is also very helpful. ...Read more
Lisinopril: Lisinopril is not a drug that interacts with grapefruit or grapefruit juice, so the answer to your question is "Yes". ...Read more
Yes: Yes with treatment and weight lossGet a more detailed answer ›
When I eat food I feel sick and I don't seem to be able to eat very much yet I'm hungry, why is this?
Dad had gallbladder removed 3 weeks ago and now he seems to get full quicker and not be able to eat quite as much. Is that normal?
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