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Doctor insights on: Starch Granules In Stool

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I have done stool re test, in this test result aremucus (+), pus3-4, acidic, vegetables (+++), starch (++), ph-?

I have done stool re test, in this test result aremucus (+), pus3-4, acidic, vegetables (+++), starch (++), ph-?

Meaningless results: ...Without understanding the context in which your stool was checked, your presenting problems that prompted the need for medical advice, your risk factors, ; your underlying health history. The panel of testing you describe is of questionable value anyway. Please don't let someone now try to sell you a lot of expensive supplements/treatments to "correct" a problem your stool supposedly shows! ...Read more

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I latley start obs my stool I found soetimes I have coffe like granules I don't suffer from anything no pain nothing should I worry?

I latley start obs my stool I found soetimes I have coffe like granules I don't suffer from anything no pain nothing should I worry?

Possibly melena?: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests bleeding. When blood is denatured by acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may also be ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums... Persistent melena (without obvious cause) ; symptoms warrants md visit. ...Read more

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Recently I have done my stool test and it shows everything nill except a few starch and vegitable cells positive in that. What does that mean actually?

Recently I have done my stool test and it shows everything nill except a few starch and vegitable cells positive in that. What does that mean actually?

Normal: The findings you mention are quite normal.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Can undigested starch in the stool be a sign of celiac disease?

Can undigested starch in the stool be a sign of celiac disease?

Celiac: The only way to be truly sure is to have the stool evaluated as well as seeing a gastroenterology specialist for an appropriate evaluation. ...Read more

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Are beans full of starch?

Are beans full of starch?

Beans full of starch: No.
Beans have both carbohydrates (starch) but contain more protein. They are also part of the meat and meat substitutes group. For this reason, eating one serving of beans, ñ will count as one serving from the starch group and one serving from the meat group. ...Read more

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What happens when a diabetic craves starches?

What happens when a diabetic craves starches?

Craving OK: Craving is OK, eating them is a problem, especially if they are highly processed foods because they cause high blood sugar levels. Its best to have healthy starches as whole grains, and high fiber foods along with protein to slow down digestion and absorption of sugars. The starches should be portion controlled as well. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of shatavari granules for man only?

What are the benefits of shatavari granules for man only?

None: Used primarily for promoting breast milk production in women. Used in asia for its supposed rejuvinating properties without any scientific evidence. Can be harmful for anyone with kidney disease. My advice would be don't bother. Healthy diet & exercise are surely preferable. ...Read more

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If you are alleric to potatoes, does that mean you would be alleric to potatoes starchs in medicanc?

If you are alleric to potatoes, does that mean you would be alleric to potatoes starchs in medicanc?

Probable: Usually one is allergic to the protein portion of a food and thus if all of the protein has been removed, the product is likely safe. However how does one find out especially when it is prepared by different manufacturers. I suggest that you consult an allergist to verify that you do have a potato allergy (rare) and consider an oral challenge test to potato starch to see if you can tolerate it. ...Read more

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What gives us the most energy: sugar, starch or fiber?

What gives us the most energy: sugar, starch or fiber?

Naturally occurring: Nutrition is not a gimmick. We were designed to eat naturally occurring food ...Read more

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Is it useful to use starch with rosewater topically for acne?

Is it useful to use starch with rosewater topically for acne?

Acne: Why would you want to use this combination when retina will do a wonderful job. If your skin is getting to dry or ed, try using a moisyrizer. ...Read more

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What sublingual and oral desensitization are available for those with starch allergy's?

What sublingual and oral desensitization are available for those with starch allergy's?

None: There is no FDA approved treatment for food allergy although researches are being done on oral desensitization. Avoidance is the key. Incidentally allergy to starch must be very rare. Do note that some flour and starch may be contaminated with mites which may be the cause for the allergic reaction. ...Read more

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If I eat a lot of starches during meals, how can I obtain a healthy eating diet, and lose all my excessive weight?

If I eat a lot of starches during meals, how can I obtain a healthy eating diet, and lose all my excessive weight?

Eat less calories: Starch is not the enemy, eating more calories than you need contributes to excessive weight and eating processed high sugar foods contributes to deposition of fat. Try a balanced meal of fresh fruits and vegetables, a protein at each meal and a high fiber healthy starch such as a serving of beans, legumes. In order to lose weight, eat less calories than you need. Consult a nutrition professional ...Read more

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Am 36w preg. My amniotic fluid index is 9.5cm. Tkng l-argentine and proanthocyqnide granules. When will AFI increase? Worried.

Am 36w preg. My amniotic fluid index is 9.5cm. Tkng l-argentine and proanthocyqnide granules. When will AFI increase? Worried.

Fluid is normal: An AFI of 9.5 cm is normal. It is not low. At 36 weeks an AFI less than 5 cm would be considered low. If you are taking these supplements make sure your doctor is aware. Please do not take herbal supplements without first clearing them with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it true that potatoes will give you diabetes? Can potatoes give you diabetes even if you boil all the starch off the potatoes? French fries too?

Is it true that potatoes will give you diabetes? Can potatoes give you diabetes even if you boil all the starch off the potatoes? French fries too?

No: Diabetes is not caused by what you eat although diabetics must watch their diet and exercise regularly.
An overview of the types and causes of diabetes is here:

http://www. Webmd. Com/diabetes/default. Htm ...Read more

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Is rice starch the same thing as rice and is it rice because my boyfriend is allergic to rice so I wanted to see if he can have freshmints tic tacs?

Is rice starch the same thing as rice and is it rice because my boyfriend is allergic to rice so I wanted to see if he can have freshmints tic tacs?

No: Since one cannot be certain on the purity of the rice starch, I would caution against eating it until proven otherwise especially when rice is not an essential food. If you have questions, consult an allergist. ...Read more

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A recipe I have says to dust the dessert liberally in starch, but someone told me that rice flour will also work. Is raw rice flour unsafe to consume?

A recipe I have says to dust the dessert liberally in starch, but someone told me that rice flour will also work. Is raw rice flour unsafe to consume?

It's safe but. ..: Cooking is about flavor and aroma and texture and mouth feel. There are many different rices and while they are all largely carbohydrates (starches) they have other subtle distinguishing characteristics that you will just have to explore for your recipe. "America's Test Kitchen" cookbook is an excellent place to begin. There R also a number of books on science of cooking available. ...Read more

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Is resistant starch healthy?

Is resistant starch healthy?

Resistant starch: Resistant starch (RS) is starch and starch degradation products that escape from digestion in the small intestine of healthy individuals.[1] Resistant starch is considered the third type of dietary fiber, as it can deliver some of the benefits of insoluble fiber and some of the benefits of soluble fiber. It is considered a beneficial carbohydrate, but has calories like anything else. ...Read more

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What happens if a person eats / craves a lot of corn starch?

What happens if a person eats / craves a lot of corn starch?

Carb excess...: Eating corn starch is similar to eating sugar, because corn starch is a simple carbohydrate that gets broken down into sugar as digestion occurs. So, one would get excessive carbs, which is not good for the body. Craving corn starch is harmful only in that it causes anxiety (due to craving something all the time), but is not so bad because the person is only craving, not eating. ...Read more

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Is starch as bad as sugar?

Is starch as bad as sugar?

Starch vs Sugar: Lot of debate concerning this on the Internet. Neither are "bad", both are eventually broken down in our body to small chain sugars which fuel the body. So we need sugars to survive. The problem is the simpler the sugar that goes in the body the less energy it takes to be broken down to these small chains so there is an excess which is stored as fat. So foods with complex sugars and starches do this. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 500mg postan forten & 600mg brufen granules at a time?

Is it ok to take 500mg postan forten & 600mg brufen granules at a time?

Drugs: Both drugs are nsaids. Taken in combination you might soon develop gastritis or intestinal or renal bleeding. Take one or the other for pain but not both. ...Read more

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Are potatoes and starches constipating?

Are potatoes and starches constipating?

In some, yes: In some people, these can be constipating. Make sure you drink plenty of fluids if eating them. ...Read more

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I am craving to eat dirt and starch and pregnant?

I am craving to eat dirt and starch and pregnant?

Anemia: The symptom you are describing is called pica. Pica can be associated with anemia (low blood count) so you should inform your health care provider about this craving. Pica can also have an unknown etiology. ...Read more

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Cutting out sugar and starch will help with weightloss?

Cutting out sugar and starch will help with weightloss?

Yes, it can help.: Cutting out sugar and starch can help weight loss. The reason is that carbohydrates cause weight gain because eating carbohydrates leads to the release of the fat-storage hormone insulin, which acts to remove nutrients from the bloodstream and store it as fat. ...Read more