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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Nightshade Intolerance

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Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
53 years in practice
University of Vermont College of Medicine
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How common is an allergy or intolerance to nightshade vegetables/foods? What are the typical symptoms?

How common is an allergy or intolerance to nightshade vegetables/foods? What are the typical symptoms?

Fairly: Allergy is likely rare but intolerance likely fairly common. Allergy to foods in the nightshades family in not that different from other allergy allergies although anaphylaxis must be very rare. As for intolerance, it can be almost anything with different people having different symptoms to a certain food.

Dr. Arthur Heller Dr. Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
39 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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What are the symptoms of lactoce intolerance?

What are the symptoms of lactoce intolerance?

None, gas, diarrhea: Affected by severity of condition and "dose" of lactose. Digestive problem, not an allergy. Limited digestion of milk sugar. Can cause gas, bloat, cramps, pain, loose stool; not bleeding, weight loss, anemia, fever. Rx: low lactose dairy (hard cheese, lactose reduced milk, yogurt, kefir), eat as part of mixed meal, lactase products (e.g. Lactaid), small amts, avoid. If omit, watch re: calcium.

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Dr. Luis Matos Dr. Matos
Integrative Medicine
41 years in practice
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
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Symptoms of food intolerance?

Symptoms of food intolerance?

Any related to food: Any symptoms that are uncomfortable associated with eating a food can be called a food intolerance. The term intolerance does not specify a particular cause. Commonly those symptoms which are not related to a food allergy are considered an intolerance.

Dr. Pamela Pappas Dr. Pappas
Psychiatry
38 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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What are the symptoms of food intolerance? Does it vary from person to person?

What are the symptoms of food intolerance? Does it vary from person to person?

Food intolerance: Symptoms of food intolerance are widely variable between people, and the foods themselves. There can be belly cramps, nausea, diarrhea, belching, body aches and pains, dizziness, rashes, difficulty with memory & concentration, etc. There can be days between eating a problematic food and perceptible symptoms, so diagnosing can be confusing. Integrative or functional medicine physicians can help.

Dr. Martin Fried Dr. Fried
General Practice
32 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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What happens if I have a food intolerance, how much of it will cause me symptoms?

What happens if I have a food intolerance, how much of it will cause me symptoms?

DEPENDS: EVERY ONE IS DIFFERENT. The symptoms of a food sensitivity include abdominal pain and gas. There usually is no rash. Try to determine how severe the symptoms are and if the benefit of having the food outweighs the symptoms you are having.

Dr. Keegan Duchicela Dr. Duchicela
Family Medicine
10 years in practice
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
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What are the usual symptoms of alcohol intolerance, and can you tell right away if you have it?

What are the usual symptoms of alcohol intolerance, and can you tell right away if you have it?

You'll know...: If you have alcohol intolerance you get flushed, nasal congestion, nausea, vomiting, headaches, and hives. The reaction happens right away. Some people get only a few of these symptoms, others get all. The only way to not get symptoms is to not drink alcohol.

Dr. Charles Cattano Dr. Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
35 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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What are the symptoms of gluten intolerance?

What are the symptoms of gluten intolerance?

Intolerance or more?: Gluten intolerance (about 10% of people) may cause bloating, diarrhea, nonspecific complaints. Celiac disease, among its many manifestations may result in diarrhea. In the latter, exposure of intestine to gluten causes inflammation of affected gut lining, with a decrease in absorptive surface of that gut, & resulting malabsorption of food--best & most enduring fix being to avoid eating gluten.

Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc Dr. Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
19 years in practice
State Medical University N Testemitanu of Republic of Moldova
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What's the symptoms of a food intolerance in a toddler?

What's the symptoms of a food intolerance in a toddler?

Food intolerance: Symptoms may differ but typically would manifest in poor weight gain and growth pattern, or actual weight loss, diarrhea, being tired, less active, abdominal discomfort, skin rashes, frequent infections due to poor absorption of essential nutrients and many more depending on the food and missing nutrients.

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Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
53 years in practice
University of Vermont College of Medicine
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Could you tell me what are gluten intolerance symptoms?

Could you tell me what are gluten intolerance symptoms?

Weight loss: If you are experiencing unexplained weight loss, gastrointestinal symptoms especially after having eaten gluten (usually in wheat), and even nerve problems (numbness, you should considered being tested for gluten intolerance. A simple blood test may provide the diagnosis (although not as definitive as an intestinal biospy) but you must be eating gluten for the test to be accurate.

Dr. Dennis Clifford Dr. Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
39 years in practice
University of Minnesota Medical School
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Can food intolerances cause hypoglycemia or make the symptoms worse?

Possibly: If you don't eat correctly you may not have enough calories to prevent hypoglycemia, especially if you are a diabetic. If you don't have diabetes it's highly unlikely you would develop hypoglycemia which is quite rare. Food intolerances can cause a variety of different symptoms. Try excluding things that make you feel bad after eating them.

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Dr. Doanh Nguyen Dr. Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
10 years in practice
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
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Can signs/symptoms of gluten intolerance show up later in life? If so, is that likely?

Can signs/symptoms of gluten intolerance show up later in life? If so, is that likely?

Gluten sensitivity: Gluten sensitivity can present as a well known celiac disease or other not well understood entities like indigestion, ibs, gluten ataxia and peripheral neuropathy. The later one can present at any ages but the median onset is 40 years of age.

Dr. Susan Uhrich Dr. Uhrich
Psychiatry
32 years in practice
Temple University School of Medicine
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What are the symptoms of alcohol intolerance? Is turning bright red one of the symptoms?

What are the symptoms of alcohol intolerance? Is turning bright red one of the symptoms?

Yes, flushing or: Turning red is one of the symptoms of alcohol intolerance. Others include hives, worsening of asthma, runny or stuffy nose, headache, low blood pressure, nausea and vomiting.

Dr. David Rosenthal Dr. Rosenthal
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
17 years in practice
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
44 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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What are symptoms to lactose intolerance?

What are symptoms to lactose intolerance?

Gas, bloating cramps: Gas, bloating and cramps are most common. Diarrhea is much less common.

Dr. Michael Zacharisen Dr. Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
29 years in practice
Medical College of Wisconsin
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What are the symptoms for lactose intolerance?

What are the symptoms for lactose intolerance?

GI symptoms: Common symptoms of lactose intolerance from a deficiency of lactase are: bloating stomach pain or cramps gurgling or rumbling sounds in your belly gassines loose stools or diarrhea throwing up they are not dangerous, but they sure are uncomfortable!

Dr. Javier Chinen Dr. Chinen
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
26 years in practice
Peruvian University of Cayetano Heredia Academic Program
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What are the symptoms of milk protein intolerance?

What are the symptoms of milk protein intolerance?

Allergy vs intoleran: Common and medical meaning of milk allergy and intolerance might be confussing. Medically, there is definition of milk protein allergy and of lactose intolerance. Milk protein intolerance is not a formal medical diagnosis. Lactose intolerance is characterized by bloating, abdominal cramping and often diarrhea after eating dairy food, and using lactase (lactaid) helps control symptoms.

Dr. Paul Carter Dr. Carter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
26 years in practice
East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
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Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
44 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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What are the symptoms, and reasons for lactose intolerance?

Lactose isn't absore: Fermentation of lactose in the small inestine from failure to absorb lactose. The enzyme is present in adequate amounts in all children who are breast fed, and when age appropriate given regular milk. Blacks are suceptible to this at an earlier age, and caucasions, who go for long periods without injecting milk or other lactose containing products. Gas, bloating, cramps, and diarrhea can occur!

Dr. Paul Carter Dr. Carter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
26 years in practice
East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
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Dr. Nela Cordero Dr. Cordero
Pediatrics
50 years in practice
University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
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What are symptoms of lactose intolerance in a child?

LACTOSE INTOLERANCE: Symptoms include diarrhea, bloating, abdominal distention due to inability to digest certain carbohydrates due to enzyme defficiency. Child has intolerance to milk intake and failure to gain weight.

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