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Eggs And Ibs
Constant gas preventing regular bowel movements and causing distension. sensitive to many foods. Eating mainly fruit, salads, fish, chicken and eggs?
Gas - bowels: You should bring this to the attention of your doctor. Almost certainly she/he will take a medical history, examine you, and order labs. Relax a bit - things will get better soon! ...Read more
Been eating mainly meat potatoes soy and bananas and bread everyday because of ulcerative colitis. What other healthy foods can I eat?
Can food sensitivities, specifically lactose and chicken eggs, cause any change in liver enzymes?ALT up vomit nausea every time I eat eggs ! Thanks
Other causes likely: True (ige-mediated) food allergy is more likely to cause hives, breathing difficulty, abdominal pain and vomiting. Genetically modified foods can cause similar reactions. Excessive burping may be due to gastroesophageal reflux disease. Bloating could be a results of consitpation or celiac disease. ...Read more
I constantly get stomach cramps and diarrheoa things which trigger this are fresh cream (very bad), onions, chocolate, eggs and any greasy foods. ?
Always have bloating on lower abdomen i don't eat any gluten wheat dairy or flour i'm a pesco veggie too . I also eat organic and nothin processed?
It depends.: It depends on whether or not you can eat gluten containing foods. If you can, it is likely ok. But if you have a problem, then avoid those foods. You might need to avoid lactose foods, like milk. Avoiding stress and an overall high fiber, bland diet would help a great deal if not already done. A visit to your doctor to get tested, and work out therapy can help. ...Read more
Could I be wheat intolerance? Can eat reduced wheat rye bread but get stomach pain and gas when I eat white or whole wheat products?
Possibly yes.: The symptoms you describe sound like you could be sensitive to gluten, a protein that's found in wheat, rye, barley and oats. I can't explain why you can tolerate wheat rye but not white or whole wheat products. They all contain gluten. Your symptoms should be checked out by a doctor. Meanwhile eat only gluten free grains (corn and rice) and tell your doctor if that reduces your symptoms. ...Read more
I'm allergic to chicken fish turkey and egg (as in scrambled or hard boiled egg). So can I still eat dark meats and be healthy?
Yes: None of these foods is essential since there are many other alternatives. However since fish and fowls are so immunologically different, just make sure that the diagnosed is based solely on a skin test or blood test. For some reasons, many so -called holistic doctors often order igg instead of ige to foods to diagnose allergy. When in fact, igg may well be the antibody which counters allergy. ...Read more
Yes.: There are no specific avoid foods. Some people with ibs will find that they cannot tolerate a certain food so it would be reasonable to avoid foods that you feel cause you trouble. But if you eat cottage cheese and it is not a problem, then go for it. ...Read more
I have moderate diverticulosis, gastritis, celiac disease, and lactose intolerance. How do increase fiber in my diet besides taking Metamucil?
Type of reactions?: The term food allergy gets overused on a regular basis. For an allergy or intolerance the treatment is always the same. Avoidance. The best example of allergy vs intolerance is milk. Milk has protein (casein and whey),sugar (lactose) and fat. Only protein (with a few exceptions) can induce a true IgE mediated response. Stomach cramping, bloating etc can occur with intolerance to the other two. ...Read more