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Dr. Charles Cattano
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A painful burning sensation in the esophagus, just below or behind the breastbone. The pain often rises in your chest and may radiate to ...Read more


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When I eat eggs and dairy I have several issues. Usually it makes my stomach upset and everything after. Do you think I am allergic?

When I eat eggs and dairy I have several issues. Usually it makes my stomach upset and everything after. Do you think I am allergic?

Probable...: Regardless you are allergic to a food or not, if it bothers you, you need to avoid it. Some people with milk or egg allergy can tolerate the cooked versions. If avoidance isn't possible, see an allergist. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat raw eggs?

Is it ok to eat raw eggs?

Raw eggs bad.: Raw eggs contain bacteria that can make you sick. Eggs are fine if they're cooked. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of eating uncooked or raw egg? And when should be taken?

Raw eggs bad.: Raw eggs contain bacteria that can make you sick. Eggs are fine if they're cooked. ...Read more

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Could you have toxoplasmosis from raw eggs in cookie dough?

Could you have toxoplasmosis from raw eggs in cookie dough?

Toxoplasmosis: Toxoplasmosis is transmitted to human from cats, raw meets, contained water or food from the feces of cats, so raw eggs like any other food if it gets contaminated, it is possible. Raw eggs is known more for transmitting salmonella infection rather than toxoplasmosis. I hope that helps answer your question. Good luck. ...Read more

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If you get raw eggs cervical mucus are you ovulating for sure?

If you get raw eggs cervical mucus are you ovulating for sure?

Probably: You can do test for ovulation, but watery cervical mucous suggest ovulation is upcoming. ...Read more

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Please help docs! Is raw egg good for building muscle and working out?

Please help docs! Is raw egg good for building muscle and working out?

Unproven: I did a quick pubmed search for "raw eggs" and did not find anything in the medical literature to substantiate whether they are good or not. On the other hand, other than the possibility of egg allergy and the small chance of infection that comes with any uncooked food, I don't see a significant danger with raw eggs. ...Read more

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Is it ok if you make a shake with milk, curds, raw eggs, cream and honey?

Is it ok if you make a shake with milk, curds, raw eggs, cream and honey?

No, not raw eggs...: Raw eggs are unsafe, as they may have salmonella. Milk and curds are ok. Cream is heavy in animal fat (milk fat), and honey is a type of sugar, so add cream or honey only in small amounts. ...Read more

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Which is better for the highest protein absorption cooked or raw meat, eggs?

Which is better for the highest protein absorption cooked or raw meat, eggs?

No difference: Uncooked eggs and uncooked meat can cause very serious health concerns. Protein is protein. Please cook your food. ...Read more

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I accidentally got some raw egg up my nose while cooking--can this make me sick?

I accidentally got some raw egg up my nose while cooking--can this make me sick?

Raw egg: Is mostly albumin a normal PROTEIN and as such is HARMLESS. However if the egg was "truly' raw (not store bought from healthy chickens there is a very small possibility the egg is contaminated (eg: Salmonella bacteria) The latter is very unlikely!


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I used to drink brewers yeast and raw eggs. I gave up the egg part. What should I substitute?

I used to drink brewers yeast and raw eggs. I gave up the egg part. What should I substitute?

Egg substitutes: Soy products come in a variety of forms—milk, soft/silken, firm, fermented, flavored, dried, fried, etc. It is high in protein, low in fat & calories; depending what coagulant is used, it can be high in calcium &/or magnesium.Edamame, young soy beans still in their pod are usually boiled, salt-boiled, or steamed, but can also be fried (pakistani photas). Protein, fiber, folate, (folic acid) micronutrients. ...Read more

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What's the best way to eat an egg? Trying to gain muscle/weight. Raw egg? Hard boil? Scrambled with cheese? Help please.

What's the best way to eat an egg? Trying to gain muscle/weight. Raw egg? Hard boil? Scrambled with cheese? Help please.

Avoid raw eggs: Frying can kill enzymes. Anything else is good. If you add cheese you will take in more protein. Peace and good health. Don't mirowave - it also kills enzymes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get salmonella/e-coli from washing dishes / sink that had raw egg overnight (e.g., some water splashing up from sponge).

Is it possible to get salmonella/e-coli from washing dishes / sink that had raw egg overnight (e.g., some water splashing up from sponge).

No risk, no worries: The vast majority of eggs are not contaminated with Salmonella or E. coli. But if it were contaminated, dish washing detergent would kill it immediately. So definitely this isn't something to worry about. ...Read more

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Are raw unpasteurized eggs dangerous?

Are raw unpasteurized eggs dangerous?

Salmonella: Raw eggs may carry salmonella and cause infection with this bug, it not properly cooked. ...Read more

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Could it be healthy to drink raw egg?

Could it be healthy to drink raw egg?

No: Raw eggs can sometimes be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria which can cause serious illness. Eggs should be cooked until the whites are opaque. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Is raw eggs good for pain scalp?

Is raw eggs good for pain scalp?

Uh....: You should probably get checked out by your primary care provider and they will be able to help make a good diagnosis and hopefully provide you with a better solution than raw eggs. ...Read more

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Could drinking a raw egg keep you awake?

Could drinking a raw egg keep you awake?

No: Drinking a raw egg will not automatically keep you awake. However, it may not taste very good -- so is unlikely to soothe you to a relaxing sleep either. ...Read more

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Can I eat raw eggs when breastfeeding?

Can I eat raw eggs when breastfeeding?

Yes, but risky: Eating raw eggs is often associated with contracting intestinal infections, such as salmonella. Salmonella can make you very ill. If you contract it, transfer to your baby, through handling, would be likely. It can be deadly to a baby or elderly person. Sounds too risky, if you ask me. ...Read more

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Wrinkle reduction recipe with raw eggs?

Wrinkle reduction recipe with raw eggs?

Be careful: Raw eggs can be dangerous to your health so first practice good hygiene. Egg whites contain excellent sources of protein especially albumin. This has been a popular available product through the ages and the Albumin masks probably acts as a biologic dressing to maintain skin moisture but I am not aware of scientfic studies in the "optimal" formula or recipe. ...Read more

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Is it bad to break egg and drink egg white raw?

Is it bad to break egg and drink egg white raw?

Yes: It is not recommended to eat any part of an egg raw for risk of salmonella infection unless it is a pasteurized egg. ...Read more

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Can eating raw eggs give you salmonellosis disease?

Can eating raw eggs give you salmonellosis disease?

Salmonella: Yes, eggs can carry this bacterium. Eating raw eggs, therefore, increases your chances of acquiring the salmonella bacterium. ...Read more

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Help please! Is drinking a raw egg the best way to get protein?

Help please! Is drinking a raw egg the best way to get protein?

No: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more

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I'm using raw egg as my instant source of protein for workouts. Is this a good idea?

I'm using raw egg as my instant source of protein for workouts. Is this a good idea?

Unproven: I did a quick pubmed search for "raw eggs" and did not find anything in the medical literature to substantiate whether they are good or not. On the other hand, other than the possibility of egg allergy and the small chance of infection that comes with any uncooked food, I don't see a significant danger with raw eggs. ...Read more

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