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Does eating watermelon cause gas?

Does eating watermelon cause gas?

For some - yes: Watermelon contains a sugar called sorbitol. People who have a sorbitol intolerance may develop gas, loose stools ; GI upset when they eat watermelon. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Watermelon (Definition)

Watermelon is a vine-like flowering plant originally from southern africa. Its fruit, which is also called watermelon, is a special kind referred to by botanists as a pepo, a berry which has a thick ...Read more


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Diarrhea and upset stomach after eating Alfredo ?

Diarrhea and upset stomach after eating Alfredo  ?

Food: It may be the food was bad or you are sensitive to the food. The diarrhea should help clear the toxin. Make sure you are drinking plenty of fluids, like Gatorade. If your pain is persistent or you are getting behind in your fluids go to the ER for IV fluids. All the best. ...Read more

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What's in watermelon that causes stomach upset?

What's in watermelon that causes stomach upset?

Sorbitol: Watermelon contains a sugar called sorbitol. People who have a sorbitol intolerance may develop gas, loose stools & GI upset when they eat watermelon. ...Read more

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Why my stomach gets upset after eating water melon?

Why my stomach gets upset after eating water melon?

Watermelon: Some people have stomach upset with watermelon due to the sugars found in the food. Sorbitol intolerance and fructose malabsorption are two possibilities. It could also be due to the salicylates found in the melon. ...Read more

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Severe stomach cramps and diarrhea from watermelon?

If this consistently: Occurs - then it is important to stop eating the watermellon. In the mean time, consider ginger to quell your GI track. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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I feel indigestion, stomach pain (after eating meal), burps, diarrhea and constipation?

I feel indigestion, stomach pain (after eating meal), burps, diarrhea and constipation?

Could be ulcer: Epigastric pain which is the tip of your stomach could mean either ulcer or gastritis negative ct scan does not mean you do not have a problem stay on liquid or light diet take either Prilosec or zantac (ranitidine) from over the counter with some anti acid make sure your bowels moving ok no constipation if your symptoms does not improve your doctor should referred you for upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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Which foods absorb stomach gas?

Which foods absorb stomach gas?

None: No foods absorb stomach gas, it might be a problem of swallowed air when eating. We all swallow air when we eat. Intestinal gas is a different story, sometimes, excess sugars in our diet and undigested foods go to the bacteria in the colon where gas is produced. Paying attention to diet cauliflower, broccoli and brussel sprouts can produce gas. ...Read more

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Do red grapes cause stomach acid?

Do red grapes cause stomach acid?

NO: Generally foods (or special diets) do not cause stomach acid. Treatment for stomach ulcers includes avoidance of caffeine, alcohol and smoking. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Does watermelon cause gas?

Does watermelon cause gas?

Any food can causeit: Any food can cause it.Gas is caused largely when bacteria help brake down your food. ...Read more

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Might eating raw vegetables cause a stomach ache?

Might eating raw vegetables cause a stomach ache?

Raw veggies: Not if eaten in moderation. If you eat too much, sure. Some veggies areole likely to cause gas. It is trial and error with your body. ...Read more

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'i have an upset stomach after eating spicy food?

'i have an upset stomach after eating spicy food?

Common issue...: Please refer to the excellent, already posted, healthtap answers regarding diagnostic differential and treatment of dyspepsia/indigestion. Diet certainly plays a role in "stomach upset" as you imply. Moderate intake of spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, caffeinated products, salicylates. ...Read more

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Can eating bananas cause gas?

Yes: Gas production is common with cabbage, broccoli, brussel sprouts, broccoli, asparagus, cucumber, peppers, apples, raisins, prunes, bananas, avocados and melons. ...Read more

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I have bad stomach cramps after eating canned food, is it food poisoning?

I have bad stomach cramps after eating canned food, is it food poisoning?

May be: What type food was it? How much did you eat? Was the can dented or deformed in any way? Did you have vomiting or diarrhea? Stomach cramps can be due to many reasons and canned foods are generally safe and not likely to cause food poisoning. ...Read more

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Does drinking water on an empty stomach(after fasting) upsets the stomach?

Does drinking water on an empty stomach(after fasting) upsets the stomach?

No: That is actually good to do. Too much water though can cause pain. So don't drink like 1 L or more, just a normal glass or two of water. ...Read more

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Stomach ulcers outside stomach due to herniated stomach?

Stomach ulcers outside stomach due to herniated stomach?

Hiatus hernia: Some people call it hiatal hernia, when the top part of the stomach slides into the chest cavity. This part of the stomach still has acid and can have ulcer but now with acid there, there is nothing to prevent acid from causing ulcer and irritation in the esophagus. See your doctor and get referral to GI for proper evaluation and treatment and even surgery if needed. ...Read more

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I have watery diarrhea (passed fresh blood once), stomach growling, excessive gas inc eggy burps, vomiting, appetite loss, sharp stomach cramps?

I have watery diarrhea (passed fresh blood once), stomach growling, excessive gas inc eggy burps, vomiting, appetite loss, sharp stomach cramps?

Diarrhea: May be gastroenteritis. ,bacterial or viral that could resolve in 1 week. Try probiotic. The concern is that with blood may be E coli 0157:H7 that is associated with hemolytic uremic syndrome so bactrim in particular is not recommended- the impact of other antibiotics in unclear. if having > 6 movements a day would lf/u/ w/ ER/ doc as will get dehydrated. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more