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Help please! Is chicken breast and boiled potatoes a healthy meal?

Help please! Is chicken breast and boiled potatoes a healthy meal?

Meal: Both are healthy choices, but you should consider greens and other non starch veggies, trying eating something of a different color everyday. ...Read more

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My son is 9 months old. I used to give him 3 meals per day. But since few days he has stopped taking any solid and wants only breast feed. Wgt 8.5 kg?

My son is 9 months old. I used to give him 3 meals per day. But since few days he has stopped taking any solid and wants only breast feed. Wgt 8.5 kg?

Reply: If he is otherwise not sick, then most likely teething could be the reason when gums are swollen and eating solids causes discomfort. Give him puree foods for the time being, use teethers and keep them clean, tylenol (acetaminophen) as needed but if necessary. Keep an eye on any other symptoms causing this issue. ...Read more

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What is it if I feel discomfort on my right lower breast fold. I experienced it bothering me more when I walk and right after a meal. Please help. Th?

What is it if I feel discomfort on my right lower breast fold. I experienced it bothering me more when I walk and right after a meal. Please help. Th?

Check ur: Bra tightness. Is it red and itching like a fungal infection, very common and can be relieved with Hydrocortisone and lotrimin together. Try some aleve, (naproxen) it can help, the birth control pill can help if cyclic. If red, hot or u develop a fever it could be an infection of the breast but low probability. Cancer rarely if ever presents as pain and is low risk at your age. ...Read more

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Just started my 5month old baby gerber oatmeal, should I give her water after the meal or breast milk?

Just started my 5month old baby gerber oatmeal, should I give her water after the meal or breast milk?

Breast milk: Breast milk is the best. Baby doesn't need any extra water at this age, but can be a method to introduce your child to the cup. I'm so glad to hear that you are breast feeding. This is the perfect food for your baby. We pediatricians recommend breast milk for the first 12 months of age, at a minimum. ...Read more

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I'm a mum of a 3mnths baby, im breast feeding. Went to a nuritienest, gave me diet, in that rooibois&ginger root tea, 2tea bags after meals. Is it safe 4 b?

I'm a mum of a 3mnths baby, im breast feeding. Went to a nuritienest, gave me diet, in that rooibois&ginger root tea, 2tea bags after meals. Is it safe 4 b?

Yes: And hopefully your nutritionist knows ou are breastfeeding. The tea is fine...Pay attention to your baby...If baby is very fussy or has some reaction after you drink the tea, it means it may be a bit strong, so reduce the dosage, stop it and or call the nutritionist. ...Read more

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What causes a breast fed baby to poop after every meal? I know its normal but I'm just curious,

What causes a breast fed baby to poop after every meal? I know its normal but I'm just curious,

Gastrocolic reflex: It works in babies and adults, too. When the stomach gets full, it triggers a reflex leading to bowel evacuation to prepare for receiving the next load of waste as the meal is digested. Thanks for Trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I'm currently on a diet, is a subway sandwhich that consists of oat bread and good veggies and chicken breast a good meal?

I'm currently on a diet, is a subway sandwhich that consists of oat bread and good veggies and chicken breast a good meal?

The chicken: And vegetables sound good. If you want to loose weight, you can consider decreasing carbs, including the oat bread. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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From my belly button to under my breasts of my stomach hurts after every meal, I am pregnant but this pain is going on longer than my pregnancy?

From my belly button to under my breasts of my stomach hurts after every meal, I am pregnant but this pain is going on longer than my pregnancy?

Reflux: The description given sounds like acid reflux which becomes more common when pregnant because the baby is pressing against everything causing stomach acid to flow back up into the food pipe. ...Read more

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Cramps under left breast and on side when hungry or after meal. Last few minutes. Breathing makes it worst even moving. Started a week ago. Cause?

Cramps under left breast and on side when hungry or after meal. Last few minutes. Breathing makes it worst even moving. Started a week ago. Cause?

Needs to be checked: Your symptoms may be due to either esophageal reflux which may be made worse due to Ibuprofen you are taking
heart palpitations may be related to your thyroid condition
get it checked by your doctor
meanwhile stop Ibuprofen and try over the counter acid suppression meds like Omeprazole or ranitidine
but consult your doctor asap. ...Read more

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I have a rash mostly under breasts but growing. Also, after eating most meals I get an almost instant need to have a bowel movement.?

I have a rash mostly under breasts but growing. Also, after eating most meals I get an almost instant need to have a bowel movement.?

Gastro colic reflex: When food normally enters the stomach (gastro) smooth muscle stimulates the colon (colic) to make room for the next items for "food processing" resulting in a urge to have a bowel movement. If the stools are not "loose" or "frequent" as in diarrhea then all is well with the system. The rash cold be a heat rash under the breasts but it wouldn't hurt to have a MD exam the area. ...Read more

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My 11 month old baby is having 6-7 bowel movements per day (pretty much after each meal) he is receiving expressed breast milk. Is this normal?

My 11 month old baby is having 6-7 bowel movements per day (pretty much after each meal) he is receiving expressed breast milk. Is this normal?

Yes-For Him: If he is acting well, growing well and presenting with no fussiness, it really is not a serious problem. Remember that what comes out is what goes in. If you analyzed the diet and modified it, the pattern would change. But you may not need this. If not broken, does it need fixed? ...Read more

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Gnawing/burning feeling below breast bone after eat a light meal. No fever, lack of appetite, decrease urination. I'm always eating peppermint altoids?

Gnawing/burning feeling below breast bone after eat a light meal. No fever, lack of appetite, decrease urination. I'm always eating peppermint altoids?

Gastritis: Sounds like you have gastritis - an inflammation of the lining of the stomach caused my stomach acid. The decreased urination is probably due to you eating and drinking less because of the pain. See your primary care doctor or a gastroenterologist for additional work up. Ps - the peppermint altoids aren't helping you. ...Read more

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Had sex on the 6th expecting period on the 12 woke up on the 8 with lowerback ache, tender breast and naseous after meals pregnant? Period symptoms?

Had sex on the 6th expecting period on the 12 woke up on the 8 with lowerback ache, tender breast and naseous after meals pregnant? Period symptoms?

Time will tell: Possible that you ruptured a corpus luteum cyst that bled, causing back discomfort. The corpus luteum forms from the cyst that released the monthly egg and supports the uterine lining if there is a pregnancy. Otherwise, it will rupture just before the period and sometimes bleed, causing pain. If your period is late, get pregnancy tested. ...Read more

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My breast are sore in leaking milk iam having cramps feel sick to my stomach a lot like after meals what could this mean?

Not pregnant or PP?: If you're not pregnant or breastfeeding and you're leaking milk there could be a chance that you have a tumor in your brain that's causing the leakage of milk. See a doctor right away so they can check your blood levels of prolactin and possibly do an imaging study of the brain. ...Read more

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Is it fine to add fish in the daily meals after Vp shunt surgery or should it be a strict vegan diet? Patient is also on chemo for breast cancer

Is it fine to add fish in the daily meals after Vp shunt surgery or should it be a strict vegan diet? Patient is also on chemo for breast cancer

Whoa: Whoever has told you that a person who has had a ventriculoperitoneal shunt needs to eat a vegan diet was simply lying to you. The decision to become a vegan is a moral choice, not a medical one, and a vegan who does not know EXACTLY what they are doing will ruin his/her health. If a health care provider has urged a chemotherapy patient to "go vegan" as Rx, report it to the licensing board. ...Read more

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I always feel pain in my chest. Ifeel lethargic. I m putting on weight despite consuming non fatty meals. Plz advise.

I always feel pain in my chest. Ifeel lethargic. I m putting on weight despite consuming non fatty meals. Plz advise.

Many issues: Cannot diagnose you over the internet. It does not matter much whether you are eating non fatty meals. The issue is intake vs. Output. You need to eat 3 meals a day leaving the table satisfied but not stuffed, and exercise regularly. Get a pedometer and make sure you do 10k steps a day at a minimum. Pain in chest definitely demands a doctor's visit and evaluation asap. ...Read more

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Every time I eat heavy meal I get Palpitations and some chest pain. Why is that?

Every time I eat heavy meal I get Palpitations and some chest pain. Why is that?

Reflux: Your food is refluxing into your esophagus and irritating it and the vagus nerve there and triggering chest pain and palpitations. Please see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I started a lean bulk diet yesterday, eating 6 meals a day. I'm feeling a lot chest pain where my heart is, should I be worried? Btw the diet is clean

Chest pain: Your age is not usually associated with heart issues, but any time one does have pain in that area, it is wise to see a physician to be sure. Especially if you feel it with exertion or if you have family history of heart disease, feel faint, light headed or have palpitations. ...Read more

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6w2d preg no real symptoms. A little cramping is it normal? Once in awhile I have sharp pains in my breasts. When should I be getting symptoms?

6w2d preg no real symptoms. A little cramping is it normal? Once in awhile I have sharp pains in my breasts. When should I be getting symptoms?

Pregnancy: Yay, for you. There is no rule you have to have any symptoms. Hopefully you will have few. This means nothing as to how the baby is doing. You will have signs such as abdominal growth, frequent urination, and feeling the baby as time goes on. ...Read more

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Chest pain after every meal. What's going on.

Chest pain after every meal. What's going on.

Reflux?: Possibly acid reflux or dyspepsia. You can try taking omeprazole or ranitidine daily for 2 weeks to see if it helps. If not, then see your doctor. If you have chest pain with exertion then you need to see the doctor now. ...Read more

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Chest pain and burning after taking meal?

Chest pain and burning after taking meal?

Chest pain: Likely gerd or heart burn. But, cardiac issues need to be ruled out. Seek care with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are these chest pains I get while eating? It happens almost every meal.

Several possibilitie: The most likely cause is esophagitis, ulcer, diverticulum, or spasm. Gall bladder disease can also cause this. Rarely pancreatitis or stomach (peptic ulcer disease) ulcers. ...Read more