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Pregnancy hormones: Two hormones, estrogen and Progesterone are quite elevated in a normal pregnancy. Both are likely responsible for the nausea and vomiting (morning sickness) experienced in the early part of pregnancy. As the pregnancy progresses, the nausea gets better but most women continue to find that even the thought of certain foods makes them feel ill. Fortunately, things go back to normal after birth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hunger.: Food aversion is mainly the result of the mismatch between the child's true caloric needs (quite small, between 12 months of age and puberty) and parents' perceptions of when and how much the child should eat. Let them get hungry, don't try to force feed, and remember that when they are only hungry "for" a specific food, they are really not hungry. And avoid juices and sweetened drinks. ...Read more
No unhealthy: Either. Food aversions are something that we don't understand incredibly well, just like food compulsions. But it's unlikely to be unhealthy if it's only fish and just during your period. This may just be something unique to you and the respective hormone changes that occur during your menstrual cycle. ...Read more
Is there a way to determine if your child has a food aversion versus an allergy, like peanut butter versus something cooked in peanut oil?
Allergy blood test: Your pedi can do blood testing for peanut allergy. Allergy symptoms can include itchy mouth, lip or tongue or facial swelling, difficulty breathing, or hives. Food intolerance means child may have mild symptoms and will likely outgrow the allergy. Only 30% of kids outgrow peanut allergy sometime between 6 yrs and 16 yrs.Problem. Peanut allergy can be life threatening and related to any peanut p. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I am 12 weeks pregnant and having major food aversions to mostly everything. It's so frustrating and I'm worried I'm not eating enough for baby.
No worries: many women get food aversions and have difficulty eating and drinking in the first trimester. Fortunately your baby gain the most weight from your caloric intake during the third trimester. your baby will take exactly what it needs from you during this time, regardless of how much you are able to eat. Your baby will not need an excessive amount right now. ...Read more
5y/o tonsils never went down after infection 3yrs ago. Snores & food aversions cuz foods cause him to gag. Dr wont refer for removal. 2nd opinion?
Wife nauseous w/ food aversions. Crave lean meat, salty food, and choc. No chkn,pork,fish. Headache/Nausea leaves w/ right food. PregTest=No,whats up?
Pregnant with food aversions such as meats, cheese, eggs, and pasta sauces. What are some meals I can make with out that.
Meals: Non cheese dairy, friuts and veggies, grains that are healthy and also a good source of protein will work. Some fish (look online for low mercury fish). You can certainly do a whey protein shake or carnation instant breakfast in the morning. Soy based items like tofu based products, yogurt (greek for protein) also will work. You can also still have pasta with maybe pesto or a light butter. ...Read more
I have all the signs of being pregnant discharge, food aversion, fatigue and today I started light bleeding could that be implantation bleeding ?
Food aversions and i'm 8w pregnant. I mostly snack/eat on bread and cheese. I take prenatal vitamins. Should i worry about my baby's development?
Nausea ; vomiting: Eating a healthy diet during prengnacy is very important. However some women at the begining of pregnancy develop what is called nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, and its due to the hormonal changes. Try separating foods from liquids, avoid spicy food, avoid strong odors, take your prental vitamin or Folic Acid and consult your obgyn on how to improve your diet. Try soft foods like mashed potatoes. ...Read more
Diagonosed UTI, prescribed Cipro (ciprofloxacin). Experiencing severe loss of appetite/food aversion and nausea. DR said to keep taking Cipro (ciprofloxacin). What can be done?
I would say: change antibiotics. Your Dr should be more understanding. ...Read more
I had spotting for 2 days instead of a period I have been nauseous vomiting food aversions back pain but negative pg test? what should I do?
Retest: Wait a week and retestGet a more detailed answer ›
Nausea, fatigue, dizziness, food aversion, smell sensitivity, slight cramping. What can that be from? What i thought originally is apparently wrong.
Nausea, food aversion, bloated, weakness. Period/Blood 2d early.1st day tan brown. 2nd day red slimy blood. Drop in BT. Is this implantation bleeding.
11 weeks pregnant. I had minor symptoms no morning sickness. Little nausea. Food aversions changes in my breast. Now all symptoms are gone. Is this ok?
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