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Doctor insights on: Fatty Food Intolerance Symptoms

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Dr. David Drewitz Dr. Drewitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
23 years in practice
Medical College of Wisconsin
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What will help my fatty food intolerance?

What will help my fatty food intolerance?

Enzymes...: Fats in the diet are broken down during digestion by mixing with bile and pancreatic enzymes called lipase. Sometimes taking a digestive enzyme supplement containing lipase with your meal will help. Remember, intake of more than 20-25% of your daily calories from fat is unhealthy. And the total amount of saturated fat component should be less than 10% of the total fat.

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Fatty Food Intolerance (Definition)

Fatty food intolerance is a clinical finding in which a person experiences gas, bloating, cramping pain, acid reflux, or diarrhea with fatty foods. This can be due to reflux of food into the esophagus or due ...Read more


Dr. Ernest Fischer Dr. Fischer
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
7 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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Dr. Pamela Pappas Dr. Pappas
Psychiatry
38 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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What are the symptoms of food intolerance? Does it vary from person to person?

What are the symptoms of food intolerance? Does it vary from person to person?

Food intolerance: Symptoms of food intolerance are widely variable between people, and the foods themselves. There can be belly cramps, nausea, diarrhea, belching, body aches and pains, dizziness, rashes, difficulty with memory & concentration, etc. There can be days between eating a problematic food and perceptible symptoms, so diagnosing can be confusing. Integrative or functional medicine physicians can help.

Dr. Nayla Mumneh Dr. Mumneh
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
25 years in practice
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
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Is there a reason why I am having symptoms of food intolerance after 21 years of eating pork?

Is there a reason why I am having symptoms of food intolerance after 21 years of eating pork?

Intolerance: Can you define your food intolerance and describe it to determine what is going on? It is best that you consult an allergist to discuss your symptoms and test you accordingly.

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Dr. Martin Fried Dr. Fried
General Practice
32 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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What happens if I have a food intolerance, how much of it will cause me symptoms?

What happens if I have a food intolerance, how much of it will cause me symptoms?

DEPENDS: EVERY ONE IS DIFFERENT. The symptoms of a food sensitivity include abdominal pain and gas. There usually is no rash. Try to determine how severe the symptoms are and if the benefit of having the food outweighs the symptoms you are having.

Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc Dr. Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
19 years in practice
State Medical University N Testemitanu of Republic of Moldova
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What's the symptoms of a food intolerance in a toddler?

What's the symptoms of a food intolerance in a toddler?

Food intolerance: Symptoms may differ but typically would manifest in poor weight gain and growth pattern, or actual weight loss, diarrhea, being tired, less active, abdominal discomfort, skin rashes, frequent infections due to poor absorption of essential nutrients and many more depending on the food and missing nutrients.

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Dr. Luis Matos Dr. Matos
Integrative Medicine
41 years in practice
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
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Symptoms of food intolerance?

Symptoms of food intolerance?

Any related to food: Any symptoms that are uncomfortable associated with eating a food can be called a food intolerance. The term intolerance does not specify a particular cause. Commonly those symptoms which are not related to a food allergy are considered an intolerance.

Dr. Alan Nelson Dr. Nelson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
years in practice
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I have periods where I have symptoms of ibs. Is this a food intolerance, what to do?

Food intolerances fi: Keep a journal of what you are eating especially in proximity to the symptoms, don't forget over the counter medications. Food intolerances like lactose, fructose, sorbitol, nonabsorbable Cellulose found in some vegetables and even trehalose! -yes there is such a thing. Spend some time with your provider so you can exchange all the clues and this help confirm the suspicion of a food infolerance.

Dr. Clarence Grim Dr. Grim
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
53 years in practice
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
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Dr. Dennis Clifford Dr. Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
39 years in practice
University of Minnesota Medical School
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Can food intolerances cause hypoglycemia or make the symptoms worse?

Possibly: If you don't eat correctly you may not have enough calories to prevent hypoglycemia, especially if you are a diabetic. If you don't have diabetes it's highly unlikely you would develop hypoglycemia which is quite rare. Food intolerances can cause a variety of different symptoms. Try excluding things that make you feel bad after eating them.

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Dr. John Feola Dr. Feola
Internal Medicine
27 years in practice
Georgetown University School of Medicine
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I believe I have SIBO. I also have a sulfur fart smell emulating from my nose and mouth. I am sure itbisbsibo because all the symptoms dark circles food intolerances foul gas as soon as I start to eat all point to SIBO. I need help as my breath is killing

I believe I have SIBO. I also have a sulfur fart smell emulating from my nose and mouth. I am sure itbisbsibo because all the symptoms dark circles food intolerances foul gas as soon as I start to eat all point to SIBO. I need help as my breath is killing

R/O IBS VS SIBO: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopyWhile you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. Com TXPROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL

Dr. Diane Culik Dr. Culik
Holistic Medicine
41 years in practice
University of Michigan Medical School
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Trying to find link for symptoms: joint pain, back & neck pain, headaches, ibs, reflux, food intolerances, cog fog, depression, anxiety, dry mouth, ?

Trying to find link for symptoms: joint pain, back & neck pain, headaches, ibs, reflux, food intolerances, cog fog, depression, anxiety, dry mouth, ?

Food Allergies: You must test igg food allergies to gluten/wheat/casein/egg and many of the other common causes. I see this very often. Ige food allergy testing and skin testing is not complete to rule out this possiblity.

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Dr. Alan Goldsobel Dr. Goldsobel
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
40 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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Should children be tested for food intolerance?

No: As opposed to true food allergy, food intolerance is not well understood or characterized. The best example is lactose intolerance. The mechanism causing food intolerance is not thought to be via the immune system, but often more of a toxicity, or like lactose intolerance, an enzyme deficiency. Other than eliminating and retrying the food, there are no tests, specifically no skin or blood tests.

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Dr. Holly Maes Dr. Maes
Pediatrics
32 years in practice
Medical College of Wisconsin
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What is the most accurate food intolerance testing?

Actual consumption: Lab tests and scratch tests may say you are allergic on paper, but in reality have no symptoms when ingesting the food. However, actual ingestion of suspect foods should only be done in an allergist's office where they can assess the response, check vital signs, and intervene if there is a severe reaction. Don't try this at home!

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Dr. John Feola Dr. Feola
Internal Medicine
27 years in practice
Georgetown University School of Medicine
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How is bloat related to food intolerance?

How is bloat related to food intolerance?

R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. TX: PROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL

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Dr. Mark Diamond Dr. Diamond
Pediatrics
42 years in practice
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Can food intolerance cause anaphylactic shock?

No But...: ....Food allergies may. A food intolerance usually means a digestive problem. Allergies are a totally different body chemistry and are potentially much more dangerous.

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Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
53 years in practice
University of Vermont College of Medicine
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What can I eat before a food intolerance blood test?

What can I eat before a food intolerance blood test?

Yes: But make sure that they are not testing for igg or igg 4 to food since this may well be a protective antibody against allergy to the food or just an indicator of exposure. If you want a blood tests, ask the doctor to order immunocap ige to that food.

Dr. Holly Maes Dr. Maes
Pediatrics
32 years in practice
Medical College of Wisconsin
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I have food intolerance after gastric sleeve, what to do?

Common result: This result should have been discussed with you prior to the surgery, as food intolerances are not uncommon after this type of surgery. Speak with the surgeon and a dietician well versed in post-bariatric surgery diets to find out what type of foods are best and worst for you, and how to best lose your weight without being miserable every time you eat. You can finds foods that you can tolerate.

Dr. Dareen Siri faaaai facaai fisaai Dr. Siri faaaai facaai fisaai
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
17 years in practice
UC San Diego School of Medicine
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What can I do about possible food intolerance or allergy?

What can I do about possible food intolerance or allergy?

Food allergy: 1. Accurate diagnosis, which may involve blood or skin tests. I usually use both. 2. A trial of specific food elimination with a food diary to track symptoms. 3. Food reintroduction, possibly in the setting of an in-office challenge depending on your history. This procedure should help you delineate which foods truly cause problems for you. Avoidance is the only available treatment right now.

Dr. Gabriel Niles
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