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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