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Diabetes Diet: People with diabetes should eat a very balanced low carbohydrate diet that is about 1800 to 2000 calories. That diet should not have more than 25% of it's calories be carbohydrates or sugars. Peanuts, having fat, protein and sugar calories can safely be used as part of the nutrition as long as they are not the main source of your food. ...Read more
No: Wasabi peas are a food grown in japan that pack a punch but do not effect your skin. In the usa we substitute horseradish with starch and green food coloring rather than pay for the expensive import. It can affect your nose and even wake people out of sleep but the skin isnot an organ it helps. ...Read more
Allergic reaction: If your son is allergic to any food, he may have a reaction. These can range from tingling of the mouth, swelling of lips, a rash on the body, or vomiting/diarrhea. It may be difficult to tell, since some of those symptoms can occur from other causes. If you aren't sure, see your doctor. ...Read more
Plenty of benefit!: Check out http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/benefits-sugar-snap-peas-6013.html & http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/vegetables-and-vegetable-products/2516/2 for info on nutritional benefit of eating snap peas. Recommendation is to make variety of deeply darkly or brightly colored fruits & vegetables a regular part of your day. Plenty of data demonstrating benefit of vegetarian/vegan diet. ...Read more
Could be anything: It could be scar tissue, cyst, or possibly a type of skin cancer. It would be difficult to say without looking at it. Since it is in a location that is difficult for you to monitor i would have it checked by your primary care doctor and consider having it removed. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
How do you know if your vaginal hole is too small for sex and has to be surgically opened? Mine is about the size of a pea
Check the hymen: Women are born with a piece of tissue at the opening of the vagina that makes penetration very difficult (the hymen) which is frequently broken by routine activity before you attempt sex for the first time. If not, sex can break the hymen (which is normal). Some women have a very tough hymen (imperforate hymen) that needs to be surgically removed or cut to make sex possible. Ask your doctor! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a c5c6 fusion two weeks ago. Today my incision began hurting and a small pea size knot has developed in the center. Concerned!
Im indoors most parts if the day but sunlight do shine through the windows. Is apply one pea size of SPF 50 enough for the whole day?
?Question: If you are not out in the sun, spf is not critical. When you are out in the sun, i believe more than a pea-size amount of sunscreen would suffice to provide you with adequate protection. Apply the sunscreen to all areas or exposed skin to achieve maximum benefit and read the label regarding the need to re-apply. Best wishes. ...Read more
I had an angiogram.. I noticed a knot the size of a pea.. know it's a couple days later it's the size of a marble..then today right below another ?
Question : you don't provide enough information, you need to discuss with your doctor who has the information ...Read more
Not neccessarily: Urinating alot without other symptoms is usually not anything to worry about. Certain conditions must be evaluated for such as diabetes or infection if the change in urination is new. If there has been no changes with urination, then observation is likely okay. If there are risk factors for a problem such as older age, kidney stones, etc. Then an initial basic screening should be perfomred. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get examined: cannot be diagnosed online. Please have the physician who administered the injection, examine and evaluate the area. ...Read more
Feeding baby: It's ok to start legumes between 6-8 months. Make sure it's puréed. Also, remember to always wait 5 days between starting each new food. ...Read more
Been having bm with tofu/chick pea looking stuff floating in the toilet, what could these be? (i don't eat either)
Probably OK: Without seeing the stools and the materials to which you are referring cannot say for certain, but the chances are that if you have no further symptoms that would simply ignore this. ...Read more