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What else could cause cavities in between teeth, if you floss, brush&and use act. I do not snack and only drink water and milk with one big meal a day?

What else could cause cavities in between teeth, if you floss, brush&and use act. I do not snack and only drink water and milk with one big meal a day?

Bacteria/genetics: You could have a more aggressive strain of the bacteria that cause cavities, known as streptococcus mutans. You could also have more acidic saliva, or even enamel that is weak due to genetics. I would suggest having a bacterial atp test and an oral ph test to see if the bacteria is the root cause. ...Read more

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Can you loose weight but drinking water all day and eating one big meal?

Can you loose weight but drinking water all day and eating one big meal?

No: You will simply be so hungry that you will overeat and probably eat foods that will pack the weight on you. Best way to lose weight is to eat healthy,pack your plate with vegetables. Eat your veggies and protein first before you eat the starchy foods. Drink water 8cups a day,time to 15minutes prior to your meal and about 30minutes to 1 hr after the meal. Moderate exercise.Inform your doctor. ...Read more

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Drank 5 beers throughout the day, ate a big meal, then about 2 or 3 hours after I stopped drinking, I took one Benadryl(25 mgs) should I be concerned?

Drank 5 beers throughout the day, ate a big meal, then about 2 or 3 hours after I stopped drinking, I took one Benadryl(25 mgs) should I be concerned?

Should be fine: Always be careful when mixing alcohol and sedative antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Definitely never plan on operating motor vehicle after drinking. Adding Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to the mix can cause impairment to acutely worsen. That being said you should be fine given time course you describe so not to worry. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up feeling really hungry? Last night I didn't eat a big meal or anything and on days I eat big meals it happens too.

Why do I wake up feeling really hungry? Last night I didn't eat a big meal or anything and on days I eat big meals it happens too.

See MD for Changes: While it is normal for people to experience brief changes in appetite, a persistent increase or decrease in appetite shoud get you over to have a proper evaluation by your physician. Common causes of altered appeitite include anxiety and depression, pregnancy, thyroid problems, and more severe illnesses including infections and even tumors. Please contact your physician. ...Read more

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I took 1mg of Xanax (alprazolam) after a big meal and felt nothing after 30mins, I took another one but still nothing. 1mb usually works well does eating effect it?

I took 1mg of Xanax (alprazolam) after a big meal and felt nothing after 30mins, I took another one but still nothing. 1mb usually works well does eating effect it?

Xanax (alprazolam): Xanax (alprazolam) absorption was affected by the type & quantity of the meal you consumed, especially fatty meals. Would recommend waiting 30-60 minutes after a meal to take your medication, unless otherwise specified by your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Im 149 lbs. 5'11" and i always go to the bathroom 15 min after i eat anything, it doesn't matter if its a big meal or a tiny snack, is this normal?

Im 149 lbs. 5'11" and i always go to the bathroom 15 min after i eat anything, it doesn't matter if its a big meal or a tiny snack, is this normal?

U R : Like babies...They poop after each feeding. This is the gastro colic reflex and nothing wrong with it except if you need to go 7-8 times a day. Constipated people are told do drink a glass of wormed milk before going to the bath room. If interferes with quality of life, see a gastroenterologist! ...Read more

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Hi, I am taking a multivitamin with Iron and I usually get a stomachache from it. But if I eat a really big meal and then take it, it doesn't bother me. Why is this the case? Thanks

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I am taking a multivitamin with Iron and I usually get a stomachache from it.  But if I eat a really big meal and then take it, it doesn't bother me.  Why is this the case?

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Ferrous gluconate is: kinder on the gut than the sulfate form. Plus, enteric coated is better for you probably. Will work better for you It's common for the ferrous sultate to be hard on many people's guts. So, choose a kinder version of iron. Depends what kind of meal too may make a difference. A big meal helps coat the tablet from irritating you.Best to not take calcium products at the same time. ...Read more

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What can I do about stomach bloating? I feel full even though I didn't eat a big meal. Prunes helped a little. What Can I take? Stomach hurts too.

What can I do about stomach bloating? I feel full even though I didn't eat a big meal. Prunes helped a little. What Can I take? Stomach hurts too.

Bloating: Begin by seeing your family doctor for a diagnosis. Then consider the use of probiotics. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I stopped eating fast food restaurants for months 2 days ago I ate a burger I got pain on my intestines & now I like loose stools I don't eat big meal?

I stopped eating fast food restaurants for months 2 days ago I ate a burger I got pain on my intestines & now I like loose stools I don't eat big meal?

Diarrhea: There are many possible causes and explanations for your symptoms, but answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have piles. I can feel my lower stomach is going down. If i eat small or big meal my lower stomach discomfort. Feel like go to toilet.

I have piles. I can feel my lower stomach is going down. If i eat small or big meal my lower stomach discomfort. Feel like go to toilet.

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are very common. They occur from a stasis of blood flow in the blood vessels that go to our lower intestines. As you get older you are less active and sit for longer periods of time. Do not sit on the toilet to read. Use a soft wet type of tissue for wiping. Over the counter medicated pads may help with inflammation. See doctor if worsens. Exercise and eat fiber. ...Read more

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3 weeks ago after big meal felt nauseas. Has continued since so took antacids. Still feel symptoms. Alcohol makes it worse the following day.

3 weeks ago after big meal felt nauseas. Has continued since so took antacids. Still feel symptoms. Alcohol makes it worse the following day.

Are you overweight?: Is your alcohol intake excessive? I would encourage you to see your physician for an accurate diagnosis ; treatment plan. ...Read more

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Why do I feel so shaky after a big meal?

Why do I feel so shaky after a big meal?

Check it out: Feeling shaky after big meals can be a sign of something called "reactive hypoglycemia". You should speak with your doctor about possible causes. ...Read more