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Can You Suddenly Develop Ibs
Perhaps: If the vomiting causes a chronic irritation with a change in the lining of the esophagus to precancerous cells, with continued irritation, these cells can undergo further change to cancerous cells. Try to discover why vomiting everyday, see a gastroenterologist and have a scope to see if their are any changes in the esophagus and follow their advice for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rare but yes...: Severe constipation can rarely cause hard, dry stool to erode through the colon wall. Peritonitis can occur, and death is a possibility. Having said that, most people's constipation will never become that extreme. Drink lots of water and increase your fiber intake- psyllium is a good fiber supplement. And see your doctor for help! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That's how it works: The same system that protects us from germs can decide something, like gluten, is an invader and mount various body defenses against it. It could happen anytime from birth on.It could be a simple allergic response like hives or a scary nasty one like those to bee stings. It can also trigger cross reactions that injure tissue, like celiac disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's possible: The bacteria in your gut actually 'train' your immune system. An imbalance (sibo) can leave your immune system reacting inappropriately (too little or too much) to foods, infections, stressors, etc. Work with an integrative or functional medicine doctor to address this and keep track of any foods that make you feel worse. Elimination diets and appropriate pre- and probiotics can help. ...Read more
Can stress, anxiety and depression cause appendicitis? Or can it cause you to have appendicitis symptoms without actually having real appendicitis?
Belly pain: Stress/anxiety/depression do not cause appendicitis. That is a bacterial infection of the appendix and is a medical emergency. Appendicitis causes pain in the right lower quadrant of the belly, fever, nausea, diarrhea. But, certainly, stress and anxiety can cause abdominal discomfort, and can cause diarrhea in some people. See your doctor for help sorting this out. ...Read more
There is: No real good testing in regards to food intolerances. The genetic testing out there related to nutrigenomics - sort of understanding what foods will optimize your health based on your genetics - is rather poor. Often the only way to figure out what you're talking about is by trial and error, the good old fashion way of seeing how your baby responds to certain foods. ...Read more
Virtually all..: Most caucasians who continue to drink milk thoughout their lives, continue to induce the production of lactase and do not develop oit. If you go without dairy for a long time, you can induce it. African-americans usually developed mild to more sigicant problems the older they get! ...Read more
Can u suddenly develop an allergy to dogs. If so would a different breed still cause allergy and does it ever spontaneously disappear. ?
Yes: Yes, it is possible to develop allergy to your pets including dogs. We are allergic to its proteins found in the saliva, skin flakes, dander, urine and sweat glands. Hairy or less hairy dogs both carry those proteins so you would be allergic to all breeds. Despite popular opinion, there are no true hypoallergenic dogs. It does not spontaneously disappear. Allergy shot could help you tolerate it. ...Read more
Yes: Lots of medical issues can cause this. See your family doctor to rule out things like thyroid problems. If medically cleared, have a psychiatric evaluation. Many psychiatric illnesses are biological illness that seem to come out of nowhere. This is not your fault! and there is help! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can psychological trauma become worse if not dealt with correctly? By that i mean, can symptoms get worse and can more mental illness develop?
Yes: If the trauma is really significant it can stay with you over time. It may lead to avoidance of certain situations, ^ anxiety, problems w sleep, ^ arousal. Some people may develop a condition called post traumatic stress disorder. It is best to accept professional help if you are struggling with past trauma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As a person who does suffer from lactose/fructose/gluten intolerance and frequent bowel trouble, what can I do to relieve stringy stool and bloating?
Who tends to get serious allergic reactions to aspirin? Is it almost always people w asthma or nasal polyps or can anyone suddenly have a problem?
Possible: Yes, it is possible; try restarting it for a few days and see how it goes; ...Read more
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