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What to do to avoid the swell in my stomach when I eat a meal?

What to do to avoid the swell in my stomach when I eat a meal?

Dietary changes: Recommend you consume multiple small meals per day. Also consider a low fat, low residue diet. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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When and what kind of food should i eat after train in the gym an what i should eat to keep in foucs all the day?

When and what kind of food should i eat after train in the gym an what i should eat to keep in foucs all the day?

After the training: The fact is what you eat after the training/workout can either help or hinder your performance and health. If your workout is more than an hour, have a glass of chocolate milk. The carbohydrates will help replenish the energy in your muscles. Substitute it with a snack of banana and peanut butter. Also cherry juice will deliver antioxidants and memory. You can eat protein and carbs, but, no fats ...Read more

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How long do I have to fast before bloodwork? Im type 1 diabetic and sometimes my blood sugar goes low in the middle of the night and I have to eat. Is there anything i can eat to avoid having to wait all day to eat anything in order to pass this blood wo

How long do I have to fast before bloodwork? Im type 1 diabetic and sometimes my blood sugar goes low in the middle of the night and I have to eat. Is there anything i can eat to avoid having  to wait all day to eat anything in order to pass this blood wo

U can't with a low: If you have a low blood sugar in the middle of the night, you have to treat it. That would put a kink in morning fasting labs. My concern would be to prevent the lows; you shouldn't have to feed your diabetes to get thru the night. The problem is to sort out why you're having overnight lows and prevent them. Please discuss with ur doc. Fasting is going 8-12 hours without food. ...Read more

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Why does fruit make my stomach hurt? And how can I avoid the ache when i want to eat fruit?

Why does fruit make my stomach hurt? And how can I avoid the ache when i want to eat fruit?

Sugar and Potassium: You may be a person with a very sensative parasympathetic nervous system(pns) both sugar and potassium (k+) are potent stimulators of your pns and fruit is filled with sugar and k+. When your pns is activated your GI system will become more active and you may experience cramps. What to do? Either don't eat fruit or eat it only with foods that will keep your blood sugar more stable like cheese. ...Read more

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I have incredible pain in the lower intestine after eating to the point I cannot walk or drive any ideas what it is and what I can do to avoid it ?

I have incredible pain in the lower intestine after eating to the point I cannot walk or drive  any ideas what it is and what I can do to avoid it ?

Abdominal pain: Make a list of each and every symptom and the times they appear and their relationships to each other and to your dietary intake. Then take this with you along with a prior medical history and all your medications to a gastroenterologist and have them thoroughly evaluate you. This is quite abnormal, and if the pain is that severe you should go ASAP. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it bad to push down on my stomach after eating? I tend to suck it in when i eat and then push down on my stomach a while after to make myself go to the bathroom. Is this impairing my digestion?

Is it bad to push down on my stomach after eating? I tend to suck it in when i eat and then push down on my stomach a while after to make myself go to the bathroom. Is this impairing my digestion?

WHAT'S THE PURPOSE?: Most of us don't have to do it this way. Sounds unusual. I wonder how/why you started. Couldyou have a bowel movement with out helping mechanically? Something is starnge here. Does diet have enough fiber and water? A good physical exam would be a good place to start - and do tell the dr about this. ...Read more

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Hi, when every i eat proper meal, after 10min my stomach hurts so much and I am forced to go to the toilet. Do you know that is happening? Beth

Hi, when every i eat proper meal, after 10min my stomach hurts so much and I am forced to go to the toilet.  Do you know that is happening? Beth

Peptic ulcer: Ulcers in the stomach can cause pain and nausea in early mornings. Avoid alcohol and consider Tums (calcium carbonate) before bed. See a doctor if no improvement after a week. There may be other causes including irritable bowel syndrome ibs. ...Read more

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Food keeps getting stuck in the middle of my throat when I eat. I have to struggle to get it down and it take a long time. What should I do?

Food keeps getting stuck in the middle of my throat when I eat. I have to struggle to get it down and it take a long time. What should I do?

GI specialist.: Depends on several factors including if you have GERD or any other associated symptoms, as well as how long it has been going on for. Something called Eosinophilic Esophagitis is common in your age group. I would recommend seeing a Gastrointestinal specialist for evaluation and possibly an EGD (a tube with a camera passed into the throat under some sedation). ...Read more

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Whenever i eat food or drink somethin, saliva comes in my mouth together with the food and i have To chew food again Back, what is the reason for it.

Whenever i eat food or drink somethin,  saliva comes in my mouth together with the food and i have To chew food again Back, what is the reason for it.

Not sure what you: Mean by "I have to chew the food again Back". Do you mean after you swallow the food it comes back up and you gave to chew it again? If so this is gastric reflux and requires medical treatment. If you mean the food mixes with saliva before you swallow it than this is normal. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach feel bloated at the end of the day with almost everything i eat? If i eat the same thing, sometimes it makes me bloated and sometimes it doesn't. I tend to eat a lot of vegetables and i try to avoid grains, though I do eat them occasi

Why does my stomach feel bloated at the end of the day with almost everything i eat? If i eat the same thing, sometimes it makes me bloated and sometimes it doesn't.  I tend to eat a lot of vegetables and i try to avoid grains, though I do eat them occasi

These : These symptoms can range from simple reflux disease to gallbladder issues. The diagnosis can vary quite widely and requires further diagnostic testing to properly evaluate. Would suggest seeing your primary physician or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What can my diet consist of when I am strugging to go to the bathroom?

What can my diet consist of when I am strugging to go to the bathroom?

More fiber: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day). Eat 5 vegetable & 4 fruit servings per day – get that fiber in. Avoid junk carbohydrates - look for whole grains instead. Stay physically active. ...Read more

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I get cramps in my toes when I lie in bed for an hour, what can I do to avoid that?

I get cramps in my toes when I lie in bed for an hour, what can I do to avoid that?

Toe cramps: Try stretching exercises before going to bed: stretch the achilles tendon (gently, not with jerking motions); stretch plantar fascia (bottom of foot) by pulling toes towards you with towel; use toes to grab towel to pull it towards you. If you are on medications, check with doc that electrolytes & mineral levels are ok. Make sure you're getting adequate calcium. See doc if not improved. ...Read more

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What to do if i eat just a cookie or a soda and my stomach blows up what can help bloating stomach?

What to do if i eat just a cookie or a soda and my stomach blows up what can help bloating stomach?

Carbonated : Beverages and drinking through a straw can cause you to swallow gas and air causing the bloating. Cut out soda and straws. ...Read more

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Whenever i eat chicken i get a stomach ache and have to go to the bathroom. What could it be?

Whenever i eat chicken i get a stomach ache and have to go to the bathroom. What could it be?

Practically everyone: ...Has some food intolerance. It's common, variable, and individual and may even include such innocuous ingestants as water. Reference: elaine shimberg, "relief from ibs". In your case, if chicken upsets you, don't eat it, or change the method of preparation and try again. ...Read more

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Why would all the food i eat go to my belly?

Why would all the food i eat go to my belly?

Individual pattern: There are individual variation in the distribution of fat, some have fat in the abdomen, apple shaped obesity, others have more on the hips, pear shaped obesity. Unfortunately apple distribution is more harmful. Limit your food intake, exercise and lose weight. ...Read more

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My stomach becomes big anytime i drink or eat food and i eat it in small quantity .. I think it mint be belly fat i need help to get rid of it ?

My stomach becomes big anytime i drink or eat food and i eat it in small quantity .. I think it mint be belly fat i need help to get rid of it ?

Exam: I suggest a complete physicial exam and abdominal ultrasound to rule out gallbladder disease. You will also require comprehensive blood testing. ...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