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What are top foods that would cause bloating? Do hormones cause it?

What are top foods that would cause bloating?  Do hormones cause it?

Several...: The top gas producing foods include dairy (e.g. Milk, cheese and ice cream), beans and cruciferous vegetables. Hormones are usually unrelated to gas and bloating. ...Read more

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Which foods cause zits?

Which foods cause zits?

Foods causing acne: The conventional answer is that diet does not contribute to acne. I was taught this but in real life practice I have way too many patients who say that certain foods cause them to breakout. I think there are certain foods that set certain people off, but it is very individual. You have to study yourself and see if you have any patterns, and avoid the foods that set you off. ...Read more

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I believe there are foods causing cough like mango and dried fish. What other foods to avoid that cause it?

I believe there are foods causing cough like mango and dried fish. What other foods to avoid that cause it?

Depends....: Your cough is likely caused by bronchospasm related to food allergy. You should avoid any food which causes these symptoms. You could see an allergist for further testing to determine precisely what causes your allergic symptoms. ...Read more

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I thought molded foods could trigger respiratory problems. It's okay to eat strawberries that are surrounded by other strawberries infected with gray?

I thought molded foods could trigger respiratory problems. It's okay to eat strawberries that are surrounded by other strawberries infected with gray?

Mouldy strawberries: You are right, that some moulds can trigger asthma or breathing problems in sensitive people. Consuming mouldy foods could have consequences as well- so I do not recommend that. Sometimes there are a few mouldy strawberries among a pack- you can pick those out and eat the rest IF THERE IS NO SIGN of mould on the other ones. Otherwise, I wouldn't take the risk and just throw them all out. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause orange urine? Can eating Fritos that have orange seasoning cause it too?

Can dehydration cause orange urine? Can eating Fritos that have orange seasoning cause it too?

Yes: Yes...the less one drinks the more concentrated the urine color.or just the opposite .like after 2-3 beers the urine can be almost like water Foods. Such as beets and coloring in processed foods can change urine color. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of recurring mouth ulcers? I rarely consume acidic foods.

What could be the cause of recurring mouth ulcers? I rarely consume acidic foods.

Aphthous ulcers?: Aphthous ulcers (whitish, shallow ulders with red rims) are quite common during early/late adulthood. They can be quite painful. The exact cause is not known, but it is believed that an autoimmune process and/or viral infections are causing such. Treatment is usually controlling the symptoms, as they will resolve. Also, possible herpes stomatitis, thus consult doc if u r concerned. Good luck. ...Read more

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What would cause recurring small white spots / flakes in stool that are almost like seeds and don't seem to be linked to any particular food?

What would cause recurring small white spots / flakes in stool that are almost like seeds and don't seem to be linked to any particular food?

?medicines: Besides foods, the most common reason is medicines that have small capsules within a capsule that enables delivery of the medicine beyond the stomach to avoid harsh acid. There are many medicines, including over the counter or even dietary supplements that use microcapsules. However, if with pain, nausea, blood, fever, or recent change in bowel habits, would suggest following up with a doctor ...Read more

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What are purine foods that can cause gout?

What are purine foods that can cause gout?

Shellfish, beer,wine: The foods to avoid are fermented beverages(like beer and wine), shellfish, banannas, smoked meat and fish, organ meats(liver), peanuts, and excess caffeine. If you have had more then one attack of gout go you your doctor for treatment as these attacks can lead to arthritis. ...Read more

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What could be the reason that my teeth are sensitive/experience pain when eating sugary foods such as candy?

What could be the reason that my teeth are sensitive/experience pain when eating sugary foods such as candy?

See Dentist: Cavities (probably), fractures, exposed root surfaces. You'll need to be evaluated by a Dentist before your sweet sensitivity morphed into an abscess. Please call your Dentist now. ...Read more

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Sweat under eyes/on cheeks whenever I eat any sour, acidic or tangy foods. What could cause this phenomenon?No other symptoms. Resolves when done food

Sweat under eyes/on cheeks whenever I eat any sour, acidic or tangy foods. What could cause this phenomenon?No other symptoms. Resolves when done food

Ideas: If it's striking, it may be Frey's syndrome; you can read up on this and perhaps a "Botox" injection is in your future. If mild, perhaps this is just gustatory sweating, which is common and a non-problem; it's a reflex that some folks have. ...Read more

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Are there foods that cause psoriasis?

Are there foods that cause psoriasis?

Psoriasis foods: There are certain foods that can aggravate psoriasis, nut cause them. Alcoholic beverages can often make psoriasis worse. If you think you may know of a relationship between a food and the increase of your psoriasis, stop the food and see what happens.To test your theory out, after you have no more lesions, and then try that food again. If you break out, you will know that is the culprit. ...Read more

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Is rosacea caused by toxic foods? i know its cause is not known, but can foods like wheat and sugar aggravate it?

Is rosacea caused by toxic foods? i know its cause is not known, but can foods like wheat and sugar aggravate it?

No: Some foods can make the face flush. Alcohol. Hot drinks such as tea or coffee steaming. High capsaicin foods such as jalapeno peppers. But they are not the cause of rosacea. ...Read more

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Do certain foods really cause acne?

Do certain foods really cause acne?

ACNE & FOODS: For many years dermatologists have disagreed with the relationship between foods & acne. I am one dermatologist who believes that many foods cause & aggravate acne. These are nuts (all kinds), dairy products (milk & cheese), & high-sugar foods (chocolate & other sweets.) if you have acne, and eat these foods, stop for a few weeks and send me a thank-you note. ...Read more

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Is it possible that flesh colored bumps are caused by gluten sensitivity?

Is it possible that flesh colored bumps are caused by gluten sensitivity?

Not usually: The rash most commonly associated with gluten sensitivity is dermatitis herpetaformis. This is a blistering rash which looks a bit like chicken pox on the arms and legs. It will blister and then scab over. It usually is very itchy as well. Please have your rash checked by a doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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What kinds of foods can cause indigestion? I havent eaten anything fried or "heavy" lately...Are certain preservatives known to cause upset stomachs?

What kinds of foods can cause indigestion? I havent eaten anything fried or "heavy" lately...Are certain preservatives known to cause upset stomachs?

Dyspepsia: You are correct in thinking that oily foods can cause indigestion by delaying stomach emptying. Other causes include raw harsh roughage like raw peppers,etc. Gassy things,lactose intolerance,gluten intolerance,drinking too much liquid with meals,sugar substitutes,gum chewing, can also cause distension and dyspepsia. Reflux from gerd or hiatal hernia cause indigestion. ...Read more