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Is nausea after eating be a food allergy or intolerance?

Is nausea after eating be a food allergy or intolerance?

See a Doctor: There are many causes of nausea and food allergy could be one of the them. If one is experiencing nausea then an evaluation by one's pcp is needed. ...Read more

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I had diarrhea after eating pasta, could this be an allergy or food poisoning?

I had diarrhea after eating pasta, could this be an allergy or food poisoning?

Neither, may be: You don't tell us how severe your diarrhea was. Still, a one time diarrhea may be of unknown cause or food poisoning. Diarrhea due to food allergy would be recurrent and usually start at a younger age, recurrent diarrhea may have other causes and needs to be investigated. ...Read more

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Can you tell if nausea after a food is a food allergy?

Can you tell if nausea after a food is a food allergy?

Skin testing: Skin testing can reveal a food allergy, but will be negative if the nausea represents an intolerance. If you're able to identify the food that is causing the nausea, there is no need for skin testing, because there is no specific treatment for specific food allergies. Whether the nausea represents a true allergy or an intolerance, the treatment is the same - just avoid the food. ...Read more

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Is milk intolerance a food allergy or what?

Is milk intolerance a food allergy or what?

Not allergy: Milk intolerance most commonly refers to a condition characterized by bloating, cramps and diarrhea caused by lactase deficiency without allergy/immune mechanisms involved. In allergy to cow's milk the immune system is reacting against cow's milk proteins causing symptoms such as hives. In infants, may cause blood in stools and constipation. The terms intolerance and allergy are often misused. ...Read more

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Could cravings for acidic or spicy food be a symptom of illness?

Could cravings for acidic or spicy food be a symptom of illness?

None specific: Craving for ice is associated with iron deficiency in women. There are no specific diseases associated with craving for spicy food. Some women have various types of cravings in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can an allergic reaction to food be as mild as a stomach ache? I eat most nuts with no problems, but felt ill after eating pistachios

Can an allergic reaction to food be as mild as a stomach ache? I eat most nuts with no problems, but felt ill after eating pistachios

Yes: In case of nuts , the probability of an allergic reaction is high. Since each tree nut is different in allergen content, it is also not surprising that you only have reaction to pistachios. Since the severity of the next reaction is unpredictable, it is best for you to avoid this nut. In case of doubt, consult an allergist to get tested. ...Read more

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Is it a wheat allergy or gluten intolerance? After consuming gluten (5-10 minutes) i get abdominal bloating, gas, dumping and rash on arms.

Is it a wheat allergy or gluten intolerance? After consuming gluten (5-10 minutes) i get abdominal bloating, gas, dumping and rash on arms.

Could be: See doc; get tested. Start with history, physical exam, and screening blood tests re: celiac sprue. May need endoscopic biopsy to confirm the diagnosis. Hla (genetic) testing can help exclude the diagnosis in questionable cases. Symptoms may be caused by other conditions as well. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a food allergy develop after years of eating the food?

Is it possible that a food allergy develop after years of eating the food?

Yes: This would be unusual but can happen. The classic case is the adult who develop a food allergy to shellfish after being able to eat shellfish for years. ...Read more

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Why is dyspepsia relieved by food and aggravated 2-4 hours after a meal?

Why is dyspepsia relieved by food and aggravated 2-4 hours after a meal?

Peptic ulcer: Likely an ulcer in the duodenum. The lower esophageal sphincter will close during a meal decreasing the irritation on the duodenum. However, when it opens to let the food pass into the small intestine, the area is again irritated. ...Read more

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Can all food allergies with anaphylaxis have a symptom of drooling or is it specific to one food allergy?

Can all food allergies with anaphylaxis have a symptom of drooling or is it specific to one food allergy?

No: It can occur with any severe food allergy reaction and indicate trouble swallowing due to swelling of the throat. Anaphylaxis is serious and life threatening and requires emergency treatment. Patients should not delay using an Epinephrine auto injector and calling 911. ...Read more

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What would cause dizziness and nausea after eating? No.matter the food or amount. Especially with spicy food.

What would cause dizziness and nausea after eating? No.matter the food or amount. Especially with spicy food.

Inflamed stomach: Consider drinking milk, going to gastroenterologist, & taking an antacid. Don't take any anti-inflammatories. ...Read more

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Diarrhea after consumming food including eggs or milk, or mayo.What could be the reason?

Diarrhea after consumming food including eggs or milk, or mayo.What could be the reason?

Doctor can evaluate: If a person is having trouble with whole milk, regular mayo, whole eggs, etc... She may have trouble digesting the oils and fats in them. So, she should be evaluated by her primary care doctor or a G.I. Doctor to check for gall bladder problems and pancreas problems, because those organs need to be working well in order for a person to digest fats. Some people also have lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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2 months symptoms. Is it Celiac,gluten intolerance,wheat intolerance or allergy?F079 Ige negative. Beer ok, wheat no although I bloat for 8 hours after "may contain wheat". All after a fast for a week

2 months symptoms. Is it Celiac,gluten intolerance,wheat intolerance or allergy?F079 Ige negative. Beer ok, wheat no although I bloat for 8 hours after "may contain wheat". All after a fast for a week

Stomach complaints: Hard to say at this point. Dietary diary and symptoms diary very important. Further workup needed to help make diagnosis. Could also consider elimination diet. Very basic diet (can google). Add things back one week at a time to see what triggers your symptoms. Stay in touch with your GI doc who is working this up for you. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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In diarheal shellfish poisoning is vomiting a primary symptom or or is it only an occasional symptom?

In diarheal shellfish poisoning is vomiting a primary symptom or or is it only an occasional symptom?

Seafood poisoning: The three major types of seafood poisons are ciguatera, scombroid and shellfish poisons. Symptoms may include abdominal cramps, diarrhea (severe and watery), nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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Food Allergy (Definition)

An immune system reaction that occurs soon after eating a certain food. This often results in ...Read more