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Constipation And Hot Sauce And Spicy Foods
Where is it sore?: And how much alcohol? Which spicy food? How long ago between when you ate, drank and onset of symptoms? Were you having any vomiting or diarrhea earlier?these are the questions that would help me better understand the nature of your problem. Without this information I'm afraid my advice won't be very specific.I do suggest though, that if the pain persists or is over the right upper abdomen,CMD2Day ...Read more
Maybe: A host of studies of diet and acne have produced little in the way of consistent findings; a link to dairy is weak but stronger than chocolate. You need to understand that looking for a cause of outbreaks is seldom productive and you need to manage acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more
How can I enjoy pepper sauce & spicy foods without the harsh effects of diarrhea and stomach pains?! I refuse to give up my spicy food cravings!
Find the cause: Millions and millions of people enjoy spice without either stomach pain or diarrhea. Do you have an ulcer? Do you have reflux (where stomach acid abnormally comes up into the tube between your stomach and your throat, causing a burn)? Do you eat the spice in a bowl of greasy, fat filled or fried food, instead of over roasted lean meats or vegetables? Find the cause to make it better. ...Read more
If you get indigestion and cant eat spicy foods, does that include non-spicy spices, as in cinnamon or turmeric?
Generally, no: Spices and herbs that are not "hot" should generally be fine. That being said, everyone is different, and if you find that certain foods give you gastric upset or reflux, avoiding those foods is a good idea regardless of what is typical. Increasing fiber content of your food is helpful for reflux, fatty and highly processed foods can cause flares as can more than 1 caffeinated beverage daily. ...Read more
Myths: Nope. Not in any way. The only thing here helpful is the gatorade to help you hydrate. But, none of this will, in any way, shorten or treat the illness. ...Read more
Don't eat out a lot?: Have you never developed gerd from mexican, italian, or french food? The central theme in avoiding spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks is to reduce stomach volume and minimize relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter. Regardless of the nationality of food, avoid eating before bedtime. Losing weight is often helpful too. ...Read more
Been eating mainly meat potatoes soy and bananas and bread everyday because of ulcerative colitis. What other healthy foods can I eat?
Asthma symptoms aggravated after eating raw onions. Cooked onions ok. Vinegar and sauerkraut can cause symptoms. Any other foods to avoid? Allergy?
Not necessarily: It sounds like these acidic and irritating foods may be just irritating your airways. This doesn't necessarily mean that you're allergic to them, although you should probably still avoid them or pre-treat with your asthma inhaler prior to indulging. See an allergist to be properly tested to ensure this isn't an allergy that is emerging and proceed as they suggest. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why does eating sugary foods make cause me stomach bloating and mild nausea? It only happens when I eat chocolate or other foods with lots of sugar.
Candida: Great question about sugary foods and bloating. One possibility is that you have an overgrowth of yeast in your intestines, called candida. Candida makes us crave sugary foods but also we get very bloated when we eat them. Have you ever used a probiotic? This helps control the overgrowth of yeast in our system and helps a lot with bloating and nausea. ...Read more
Eating chocolate, honey and other sweet foods immediatly burns my throat! is the esophagus sensitive to sweet/strong foods? (can anxiety cause this?)
Throat burn: Throat burning with certain foods may be due to reflux of acid in the throat. You can have this without the typical reflux symptom of heartburn. Other symptoms of reflux into the throat are hoarseness, phlegm, cough, throat clearing, low grade sore throat, feelings of a lump in the throat... Stress and anxiety can exacerbate symptoms in the throat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My tounge and whole mouth tingle after eating some foods like noodle box, hot chips with chicken salt and soft shell vedgaterian tacos..?
Allergy?: You may just be very sensitive to spices or possibly allergic to one or more of the ingredients in the foods that you mentioned. Read the ingredients on the packages and try only one item at a time and see if you can isolate the cause of your symptoms. They may have a common spice or ingredient that you react to or possibly even several. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on an allergy trial and i can't eat wheat dairy processed or canned foods as well as citrus and deli meats etc ! what can I eat and drink ?
Fresh fruits: That aren't citrus and fresh veggies which are abundant, rice, sweet potato, potstto, coconut or almond milk or silk milk, fresh or frozen chicken, fish, shrimp, lobster, meat. Hamburger meaty, cheese. You really have a lot to chose from, just not much fast foods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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