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Doctor insights on: Flour Residue After Eating Tomato Soup

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My boyfriend gets blood in his stool after eating tomato based foods such as spaghetti sauce or tomato soup. Is there anything that can be done?

My boyfriend gets blood in his stool after eating tomato based foods such as spaghetti sauce or tomato soup. Is there anything that can be done?

Food in stool: Boyfriend is likely seeing red from the tomato sauce and tomato bits that are in the stool. If it occurs when he is not having spaghetti sauce and tomatoes then he should see a doctor and check it out. If it is inside the stool then it is probably bleeding from the intestine. If blood is outside the stool and around it is likely from hemorrhoids. Ask pharmacist for card to test stool for blood. ...Read more

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I sometimes get heart palpitations after eating tomatoes. Why?

I sometimes get heart palpitations after eating tomatoes. Why?

Need a monitor: Although the palpitations you are experiencing may be a kind of "allergic" response, that is not likely unless there are other manifestations (like a skin rash) as well. It may be that you have an underlying arrhythmia or short circuit in the heart that is exacerbated by eating tomatoes. A cardiac monitor with a good tomato feast would help provide the answer. ...Read more

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Burning dull pain below my ribcage after eating fried or tomato based food. Feels like the dull ache in my sides or back. Worse when standing. Last either hours or a day or so.

Burning dull pain below my ribcage after eating fried or tomato based food. Feels like the dull ache in my sides or back. Worse when standing. Last either hours or a day or so.

Mgt: From your description, your symptoms may be related to GERD. I would advise trying an over the counter anti reflux medication. If the symptoms persist, a visit with your PCP is indicated.
In the meantime, avoid fried and acidic foods. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why the inside of my ears itch after eating stuff with tomato or banana?

Can you please explain why the inside of my ears itch after eating stuff with tomato or banana?

May have allergies: See your doctor for allergy testing or have your doctor examine your ears to seeif you have a rash or some other other cause of this problem. She will be able to tell you if you have a rash or peeling skin during the exam. ...Read more

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The roof of my mouth became raw after eating real acidic tomatoes, now everytime I eat acidic or sour food it acts up again. Why?

The roof of my mouth became raw after eating real acidic tomatoes, now everytime I eat acidic or sour food it acts up again. Why?

Irritated mouth: You have an irritated palate. It will take time to heal. Some options: use Biotene mouth washes; try baking soda rinse and swish for one minute; repeat 3-4 times per day. Don't rub your tongue on your roof. Don't rub food up there eitiher. ...Read more

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Was taking nexium for 5 weeks for silent gerd. Since stopping, I've had very bad stomach pain immediately after eating citric foods like cooked tomatoes. Feels like s burning type feeling right away then stops. Never had this before nexium. Cause?

Was taking nexium for 5 weeks for silent gerd. Since stopping, I've had very bad stomach pain immediately after eating citric foods like cooked tomatoes. Feels like s burning type feeling right away then stops. Never had this before nexium. Cause?

Acidity: It is likely that you experienced acid rebound after discontinuing the nexium which had shut off your stomachs acid production. You could temporarily try taking zantac or pepcid which shuts off acid more quickly than nexium and then taper off the medication. Avoid caffeine, spicy and greasy foods as well. ...Read more

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Why do I feel weird after eating certain foods with flour?

Why do I feel weird after eating certain foods with flour?

Wheat intolerance: Flur is usually made from wheat. You may have wheat intolerance or gluten allergy. Consult your doctor for a blood test to rule out celiac disease. ...Read more

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Does tomato soup help constipation?

Does tomato soup help constipation?

Possibly: There is soluble fiber in tomato soup which can help with bowel movements. There are other food items though higher in fiber that could be more effective ...Read more

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A downs syndrome adult has difficulty swallowing with pain/eats only tomato soup for the last few years, what to do?

A downs syndrome adult has difficulty swallowing with pain/eats only tomato soup for the last few years, what to do?

ENT doc: There are many causes for difficult swallowing - dysphagia. See an ENT doc who can examine the patient and do swallowing studies. ...Read more

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Every time I have tomato soup my stomach feels weird. It hurts but it doesn't at the same time it feels so bad. I need to know what this means.?

Every time I have tomato soup my stomach feels weird. It hurts but it doesn't at the same time it feels so bad. I need to know what this means.?

More info needed: Does weird = pain?
If you have gastritis, the acidic soup may exacerbate symptoms. If you have a lactose intolerance, the cream may bother you not knowing its in the mix.
Is good to understand your body. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens to the body if you eat nothing but tomato soup and muesli?

Could you tell me what happens to the body if you eat nothing but tomato soup and muesli?

Here's a better idea: You'll lose weight because your diet is boring. You will become deficient in vitamin b12, and probably iodine, zinc, iron, calcium, vitamins a, c, and d, and probably more. Your protein intake will be marginal. And forgive me -- you'll need to deal with everyone thinking you are crazy. How about eating a sensible diet and spending your spare time doing fitness? You'll make friends & be healthy. ...Read more

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Why do certain foods increase heart rate? For instance when I eat tomato soup I get bloated and my heart rate rises..

Why do certain foods increase heart rate? For instance when I eat tomato soup I get bloated and my heart rate rises..

Sensitivities - food: You may be sensitive to the amount of histamine in the foods that you eat. You can find a list of histamine rish and histamine poor foods online. Tomatoes are known to be high in histamine. ...Read more

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I think I may be allergic to Celery I have been when I was a kid. I got itchy after eating veg soup but can drink V8 with celery juice what's the diff?

I think I may be allergic to Celery I have been when I was a kid. I got itchy after eating veg soup but can drink V8 with celery juice what's the diff?

Re think: It is possible that you may have had something else in the soup that may have caused the itching. It may have other things that you may have had in that day. Just because you had itching doesn't mean that you have allergies. I would recommend you keep diary of all the things that you may have come in contact on the day you have another spell in the future which may help determine the culprit ...Read more

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Wife and I suffering from esophageal pain (neither ever had reflux problems)after eating takeout, egg drop soup and shrimp with lobster sauce? Not msg.

Wife and I suffering from esophageal pain (neither ever had reflux problems)after eating takeout, egg drop soup and shrimp with lobster sauce? Not msg.

There could be: Spices in the food you ate causing the acid reflux. Taking otc antacids and Omeprazole and drinking lots of water should help in the meantime. If it's a squeezing, mid chest pain, it could be angina or a heart condition, thus the need to go to the er. Follow up with ur dr for any concern. Best wishes! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/heartburn-gerd/guide/what-is-acid-reflux-disease. ...Read more

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Mild fever and knawing/burning pain in the upper middle part of my back. Started after eating potato soup. Burping and lower ab cramps.?

Mild fever and knawing/burning pain in the upper middle part of my back. Started after eating potato soup. Burping and lower ab cramps.?

Dyspepsia: Sounds like the potato soup didn't agree with you. Try taking some Tums (calcium carbonate) or maalox. If your fever is over 101 tomorrow you should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Nausea, increase in passing gas and occasional burping. Feeling hot at times. No fever. Started 2 days ago after eating potato soup.

Nausea, increase in passing gas and occasional burping. Feeling hot at times. No fever. Started 2 days ago after eating potato soup.

No more potato soup!: Air in the digestive tract may come from a variety of sources--maldigestion due to enzyme deficiency (ex. Lactose intolerance) or food intolerance (ex. Gluten sensitivity), fermentation by gut bacteria (as with bacterial overgrowth syndrome or changed flora after antibiotics), altered GI tract motility, excessive air swallowing, as well as inflammatory and infectious causes. Easy to test 4 these. ...Read more

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Constant upper ab. Pain, Dr suspects ulcer but tomato soup doesn't hurt? Ultrasound of head and body of pancreas good also enzymes. Any other ideas?

Constant upper ab. Pain, Dr suspects ulcer but tomato soup doesn't hurt? Ultrasound of head and body of pancreas good also enzymes. Any other ideas?

See GI: If gastric ulcer is suspected, you should see a gastroenterologist, schedule an endoscopy. He will look down your stomach with a camera, this will confirm or exclude upper gastrointestinal ulcer. ...Read more

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Just had a tooth extraction.7 hours after the extraction, ate some cool but hot&spicy tomato bisque soup. Is it safe to eat spicy food after a tooth surgery (same day)? Can this type of food cause damage or harm to the extraction site? When can I eat it?

Just had a tooth extraction.7 hours after the extraction, ate some cool but hot&spicy tomato bisque soup. Is it safe to eat spicy food after a tooth surgery (same day)? Can this type of food cause damage or harm to the extraction site? When can I eat it?

Post op: While not recommended to eat hot and spicy food the same day as an extraction, nothing terrible is going to happen from that. The dentist who treated you should have given you oral and/or written instructions and would be the best one to answer your questions. The better you comply with instructions the quicker and easier healing will occur. ...Read more

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How soon after food should I take my anti biotics. Does it matter if i.Drink hot soup or have cold drinks after taking the anti biotics?

How soon after food should I take my anti biotics. Does it matter if i.Drink hot soup or have cold drinks after taking the anti biotics?

Same time and OK: You can take most antibiotics with food without influencing absorption. You can also partake of hot or cold substances without having any significant influence on your treatment. ...Read more

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I have blood in stools for two days now. But I ate tomatoe soup twice could it b that?

I have blood in stools for two days now. But I ate tomatoe soup twice could it b that?

False hematochezia: Certain foods can color your stool red and can mimic hematochezia (bright red blood in the stool):red gelatin or jello, popsicles, or kool-aid, tomato juice or soup, and large amounts beets. If the red stool persists after avoiding the culprit food item for a few days, it is wise to report this to your doctor for further work-up. ...Read more

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Can eating too many tomatoes cause canker sores?

Can eating too many tomatoes cause canker sores?

Perhaps: Different people have varying sensitivities to foods. It's possible that tomatoes may contribute due to their acidity level. ...Read more