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Doctor insights on: Corn Starch Medication

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Can Eating Corn starch Make your baby big?

Can Eating Corn starch Make your baby big?

No effect: Unless you just eat all starches, meaning carbohydrates and gain a lot of weight or have gestational diabetes it should have no effect on your babies weight. It may cause you problems with your health ad weight. ...Read more

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Can baby powder or baby corn starch catch on fire?

Can baby powder or baby corn starch catch on fire?

Yes: It is very unlikely and rare-but baby powder and corn starch are flammable. ...Read more

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What happens if a person eats / craves a lot of corn starch?

What happens if a person eats / craves a lot of corn starch?

Carb excess...: Eating corn starch is similar to eating sugar, because corn starch is a simple carbohydrate that gets broken down into sugar as digestion occurs. So, one would get excessive carbs, which is not good for the body. Craving corn starch is harmful only in that it causes anxiety (due to craving something all the time), but is not so bad because the person is only craving, not eating. ...Read more

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What to do if I got jock itch but we don't have any corn starch?

What to do if I got jock itch but we don't have any corn starch?

Medication.: You could buy an over the counter anti fungal cream available at any pharmacy. Corn starch is not recommended for this problem. ...Read more

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Is resistant starch healthy?

Is resistant starch healthy?

Resistant starch: Resistant starch (RS) is starch and starch degradation products that escape from digestion in the small intestine of healthy individuals.[1] Resistant starch is considered the third type of dietary fiber, as it can deliver some of the benefits of insoluble fiber and some of the benefits of soluble fiber. It is considered a beneficial carbohydrate, but has calories like anything else. ...Read more

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Is maize starch dangerous? Can it make me fat?

Is maize starch dangerous? Can it make me fat?

Corn starch: Maize starch is also called corn starch, and is a common ingredient in many types of food. Eating in moderation should not make you fat, and it certainly isn't dangerous unless you have a corn allergy. Good luck and thanks for your question. ...Read more

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I have a craving to eat ice, dirt, starch. What this mean?

I have a craving to eat ice, dirt, starch. What this mean?

Possibly anemia: The symptom you are describing is known as pica which can be associated with anemia (low blood count). There are other causes as well with unknown reason being the most common cause. You should contact your health care provider about this symptom. ...Read more

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What are your thoughts on the perfect health diet? It seems to strike a balance like no other imo, between animal and plant foods, allowable starches etc. Even some dairy if tolerated. Your input?

What are your thoughts on the perfect health diet? It seems to strike a balance like no other imo, between animal and plant foods, allowable starches etc. Even some dairy if tolerated. Your input?

New junk: This diet is just the latest in thousands of pseudo-scientific diets that aren't scientifically valid, but are designed to sell books, supplements, etc. And get someone on tv to scare a lot of people who don't know better. Eat a normal, well balanced diet and exercise daily. Don't get your health info from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Are beans full of starch?

Are beans full of starch?

Beans full of starch: No.
Beans have both carbohydrates (starch) but contain more protein. They are also part of the meat and meat substitutes group. For this reason, eating one serving of beans, ñ will count as one serving from the starch group and one serving from the meat group. ...Read more

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What happens when a diabetic craves starches?

What happens when a diabetic craves starches?

Craving OK: Craving is OK, eating them is a problem, especially if they are highly processed foods because they cause high blood sugar levels. Its best to have healthy starches as whole grains, and high fiber foods along with protein to slow down digestion and absorption of sugars. The starches should be portion controlled as well. ...Read more

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If you are alleric to potatoes, does that mean you would be alleric to potatoes starchs in medicanc?

If you are alleric to potatoes, does that mean you would be alleric to potatoes starchs in medicanc?

Probable: Usually one is allergic to the protein portion of a food and thus if all of the protein has been removed, the product is likely safe. However how does one find out especially when it is prepared by different manufacturers. I suggest that you consult an allergist to verify that you do have a potato allergy (rare) and consider an oral challenge test to potato starch to see if you can tolerate it. ...Read more

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Can using corn starch on the anus have any side effects?

Can using corn starch on the anus have any side effects?

Corn starch: Nothing that I know of, but seeing your primary are to inspect the area my lead to some clues as to other treatment options. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 8 months pregnant and I just started eating corn starch is that a bad thing?

Hi I'm 8 months pregnant and I just started eating corn starch is that a bad thing?

Maybe: If you are eating a well balanced diet, it probably will not hurt you. However, it is pure carbohydrate. The baby needs more than carbs. Eating to many carbs while pregnant, may bring on diabetes associated with pregnancy, which is not good for you or the baby. However, I have seen a lot of women eat strange thing while pregnant and both do fine. ...Read more

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I really want to eat corn starch but I'm pregnant is there anything else I can eat instead?

I really want to eat corn starch but I'm pregnant is there anything else I can eat instead?

Iron deficient: Craving to eat corn starch is supposed to be a warning that your needs for iron are not being met. Same for ice. I didn't believe it until it happened to me from donating blood and forgetting to supplement. Congratulations on your pregnancy and best wishes. ...Read more

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I eat corn starch like everyday, is it bad for me? Does that mean I could possibly be pregnant?

I eat corn starch like everyday, is it bad for me? Does that mean I could possibly be pregnant?

If you had: Unprotected sex then you may be pregnant. There are home pregnancy tests available and a doctor can perform a blood test for you. This is the best way to know if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Is pure corn starch effective in preventing armpits from smelling badly, or should I stick with baby powder?

Is pure corn starch effective in preventing armpits from smelling badly, or should I stick with baby powder?

? why not deodorant?: If you have the androgen (hormonal) effect on your armpits that leads to body odor, a deodorant, with or without an anti-perspirant is the obvious solution. Corn starch will drop perceived moisture a bit but retain it & set up an interesting feeding table for body germs. Baby powder, (talc+perfume)) is less likely to feed germs but not likely to reduce body odor effectively., . ...Read more

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Is starch as bad as sugar?

Is starch as bad as sugar?

Starch vs Sugar: Lot of debate concerning this on the Internet. Neither are "bad", both are eventually broken down in our body to small chain sugars which fuel the body. So we need sugars to survive. The problem is the simpler the sugar that goes in the body the less energy it takes to be broken down to these small chains so there is an excess which is stored as fat. So foods with complex sugars and starches do this. ...Read more

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What can I eat on a starch free diet.?

What can I eat on a starch free diet.?

Details needed: Helps to know why you are starch free to give you a better answer. But coconut oil and olive oil is safe and healthy. Organic free range meats, wild caught fish, lots of organic green leafy vegetables. ...Read more

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Are french fries counted as a vegetable or starch?

Are french fries counted as a vegetable or starch?

Depends: Potatoes are a root crop, usually termed a vegetable by most. It is high in starch as some other vegetables are. Of course when prepared, it is also high in fat since that is the usual preparation. Whatever the category, be careful of your calorie count with french fries. ...Read more

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What are some low starch foods to eat for breakfast?

What are some low starch foods to eat for breakfast?

Why?: There are good & bad carbohydrates--you shouldn't avoid fruits & whole grains (which by the way are healthy choices for breakfast) just for the sake of "low carbs." by the same token you shouldn't overindulge in fatty foods just to avoid starches. Instead, minimize fats (egg yolks, fried foods) & highly salted products, limit portion sizes, & liberalize your healthy choices of lean meats, etc. ...Read more

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What foods are considered safe for a starch free diet?

What foods are considered safe for a starch free diet?

Fish fruits dairy: Starch free consists of low-carbohydrate foods such as fish, cheese, eggs, fruit, vegetables, poultry, dairy and meat. This diet requires elimination of breads, flour products, potatoes, rice, pasta and other foods high in complex carbohydrates, or starches. Always look at the label to make sure starch has not been added. ...Read more

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What options do I have to deal with a starch intolerance?

What options do I have to deal with a starch intolerance?

Starch: Some people may develop excessive intestinal gas collection from eating complex carbohydrates, and taking simethcone 1/2 hour after ingesting them may prevent the gas build up. ...Read more

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Dr. Oz says that eating a lot of starch can lead to appendicitis, because it has a longer chance to cause fecaliths. Is that true?

Dr. Oz says that eating a lot of starch can lead to appendicitis, because it has a longer chance to cause fecaliths. Is that true?

Could: Dr. Oz is referring to decreased intestinal transit times with carbohydrates or starches. Anything that does this could increase the likelihood of fecaliths and subsequent appendicitis or even diverticulitis for that matter. ...Read more

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Are potatoes and starches constipating?

Are potatoes and starches constipating?

In some, yes: In some people, these can be constipating. Make sure you drink plenty of fluids if eating them. ...Read more

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I'm 35 weeks and eat corn starch is that harmful to my baby?

I'm 35 weeks and eat corn starch is that harmful to my baby?

Unlikely to be a pbm: Your body sorts through what you eat & only gives baby whats/he needs. Your choice in odd intake should not be a problem. ...Read more

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I have a problem with eating starchy things first I had an addiction with baby powder then rice now corn starch what could be wrong?

I have a problem with eating starchy things first I had an addiction with baby powder then rice now corn starch what could be wrong?

Pica (adult): This is more often seen in children, but it's not too different. Have a very thorough set of lab work to determine deficiencies to address. Also, specialist psychologists can help break the attractions with behavior mod, hypnosis, etc. But there may be a nutrient you crave. It can take time, but it can be good to take corrective action. Best! ...Read more

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Does tapioca starch contain low carbs?

Does tapioca starch contain low carbs?

No: 1/4 cup of tapioca starch contains 26 g of carbs and no fiber. This is even higher than white wheat flour with 24 g of carbs and ...Read more