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I'm 5ft 11in im 21 and 130pounds I can't seem to eat and when I do a poptart will fill me up for hours, I don't understand why?
Doctor can evaluate: For feeling full shortly into a meal, there are many common reasons. The primary care doctor, after one or a few visits, can evaluate for the common causes. A patient can make a symptom diary, writing down on a calendar the foods eaten. Some causes are gastritis, acid reflux, gall bladder problems, etc... A gastro-intestinal specialist can do added testing if needed, or if cancer is suspected. ...Read more
Did gtt at home. Exact amt oats+poptart 73g carb (6g fiber). Fbg 118. 1/2hr pp tests: 138 113 110 136 100. Why did bg peak x2? I dbl chkd each test.
Glucose intolerance: The glucose load went through GI so fast it wasn't absorbed. The elevated fbg tells you you should avoid sugar and refined grains and eat 6 equal meals with 6 servings of low glycemic vegetables and one apple spread out through three meals each day. Eat healthy, relax and breathe, then move like pretend jump roping for 5-10 minutes every 3 hours and your glucose tolerance and health will improve. ...Read more
Y? Normal day intake, poptart, ice cream, popcorn, Apple, cheese. Go weeks without "real meal" THEN eat one & MAJOR Poops! Makeme NOT want 2 eat again
Poor diet: Poptart, ice cream, popcorn, apple, and cheese does not provide adequate nutrition. There are several essential nutrients that are lacking. Eating small amounts frequently is healthy but you need much more variety in your diet. When you go weeks without a "real meal", and THEN eat one, your intestines have a hard time digesting the entire meal, resulting in more waste (MAJOR poop). ...Read more
Ate gluten soy dairy free poptart &water-celiacs-got bad gas/air belches after for an hour-stay tired-could this indicate I have other food allergies?
Possible: Have you had problem with soy or dairy products before? Soy may cause gas just like other beans and milk if lactose-intolerant. Are there any other ingredients in the product? Could the product be contaminated with gluten? However this can just be a coincidence also. You may have to challenge yourself with each of the ingredients or the same product to find out. Yes, can be allergy also. ...Read more
Chest pain after eating poptart. Xray of chest was good. Dry mouth. Feels like food gets stuck in chest. Difficult swallowing. Scared out of my mind.
I am sched for d&c for retained placental prod. This wk. 4mo postpart. Abnormal trophoblastic cells. Will pathology from d&c show gtd if it's present?
Trophoblastic cells: A thorough D&C should give enough tissue for the pathologist to examine for GTD. Trophoblastic cells are present in normal implantation sites of the placenta and these can look similar to GTD. Hopefully the pathologist can tell the difference, but it is also very important to monitor the BHCG levels. ...Read more
Sharp pain when I breathe in. It makes me have to take tiny little breaths in order to get oxygen. A deep inhale causes a pop. Lasts a couple mins. Cause?
See below: The sharp pain with inhalation sounds like pleurisy where the lining of your lungs gets inflamed. I am not quite sure what the pop is. It would best to be evaluated by your doctor to determine what exactly is going on. ...Read more
All my pap smears normal. Last one 8 months ago - normal. Pink discharge 9 weeks postpart. Could it be cervical cancer? Waiting for pap results
Unlikely: For females that have had normal pap smears and one as recent as one year, it is very unlikely to have cervical cancer. However, it is normal to have discharge postpartum. Additional info in terms of other symptoms may lead to a different diagnosis if it is concerning for a condition other than normal postpartum discharge. Additional consultation on HealthTap or w/ doc could help. ...Read more
EBV reactivated with recent pregnancy, also prescribed Clindamycin for 6 weeks (finishing last week now) for elevated IgG Bartonella, WBC 4.5 (normal range per lab 3.4-10.8), is this ok or cause for concern of some sort of malignancy? 4 mths postpart
Medical issues: Congratulations on your new family! Your normal range WBC should not be worrisome to you. Lab tests sometimes are red flags for illness; this value is not. ...Read more