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Doctor insights on: Sugar Intolerance Symptoms

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I have a fruit/sugar intolerance, is agave okay for me to use?

Depends: Do you eat fruit and get belly ache and diarrhea? If so, that's intolerance, and fructose is likely what you're having a problem with. If you can't eat fructose, you'll have more of a problem with agave than most anything else. Agave, which i regard as generally bad for you, has a higher fructose content than high fructose corn syrup, and it predisposes you to fatty liver and other problems. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with fructose intolerance. Does this mean I can't eat sugar?

Not really/fructose.: It depends on when/what type of fructose intolerance you have. If it's malabsorption, you can likely have some fructose, or sweet foods/fruits with a low relative fructose level. If it is hereditary, you likely can't have it at all. Looking at your age, you likely have malabsorption, which means you can have foods with more glucose than fructose, like potatoes, and avoid apples and pears, etc. ...Read more

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Does food intolerance cause suger levels to go up cause everytime I eat eggs my sugar levels go upto 12. I am really scared only seeing a doc in 2days?

Does food intolerance cause suger levels to go up cause everytime I eat eggs my sugar levels go upto 12. I am really scared only seeing a doc in 2days?

Not sure what...: ...scale or frame of reference you're using, but ALL ingested foods will increase your blood sugar levels. Sounds like you may benefit from your pending doctor visit, so an appropriate meal plan can be devised. ...Read more

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Weak,sugar drops,lost eyebrow hair,swollen lumps in throat,weight gain,heat intolerance,blood work fine ! Could I still have a thyroid problem ?

Weak,sugar drops,lost eyebrow hair,swollen lumps in throat,weight gain,heat intolerance,blood work fine ! Could I still have a thyroid problem ?

Wrong question: Your comment "blood work fine" does not allow any speculation about this. The details are the essence of the entire thing. Which tests? Exact lab results? You need a competent DR to spend time with you to have a chance at a diagnosis. Probably you need DRs in several specialties, including endocrinology. Your listed symptoms are far too few for even a guess. A knowledgable Dr will have dozens of q ...Read more

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What are the symptoms when you believe that your sugar is low?

What are the symptoms when you believe that your sugar is low?

Extreme weakness and: Your body will tremble and you will be sweating and searching for something to eat or drink. Most folks start having difficulty in thinking clearly and may get confused unless they drink or eat something sweet quickly. A blood test for blood sugar level is the best way to find out about low sugar levels. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of high blood sugar?

What are symptoms of high blood sugar?

Frequent urination: Frequent thirst, excessive hunger, weight loss. If you have these you need to be seen by primary care as soon as possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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