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Why Do I Fart When I Eat Beans
Fucose+ bacteria: Beans basic make up includes a sugar called fucose which humans don't digest. The background bacteria in your gut will digest it & convert it to gas in the process. The same process occurs to people who are lactose intolerant, as the bacteria convert that sugar to gas & cause bloating & cramps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Consider allergy?: Perhaps there can be some type of allergy you have with eggs? My suggestion would be to keep a food diary of everything you eat along with how you feel after those meals. See if there is a correlation with eggs and your symptoms of diarrhea. You may find it could be something else you are eating as well! ...Read more
It's a nerve reflex: Not necessarily an allergy. The trigeminal nerve has 3 branches - opthalmic, for the eyes. The maxillary branch, which helps regulate sneezes, ; the mandibular branch, which regulates the mouth. Some people have links between the branches. A common crossover is where bright light can trigger a sneeze. Less common is the chocolate one. I sympathize because it happens to me too! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read more
Nightshades: In some people, foods from the nightshade family (eggplant, tomatoes, potatoes [not yams or sweet potatoes, which come from other plant families], etc) are pro-inflammatory. They contain components which can irritate your digestive system, producing diarrhea. Also this can contribute to the junctions between cells lining your GI system becoming "leaky" and leading to additional problems. ...Read more
R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com TXPROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can also be: Medications that you take. Metformin does this to many people. A low gallbladder ejection fraction could also cause similar symptoms if meals are fatty. It can also happen with salads for some people. If these is pain before the bm, you might want to get an abdominal ultrasound done. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
IBS-like: 31 yo female has bloating & gas from coffee. Many experience colon evacuation after morning coffee. Intestinal soft muscle spasms evoke evacuation & are associated with gas & sensations of bloating. Coffee induces mild spasms. Increasingly severe expressions of this dynamic manifest as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), with abdominal cramps and associated diarrhea and/or constipation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
This is usually..: ...attributed to low blood sugar. Most people naturally eat frequently enough to avoid their blood sugar dropping too low causing hypoglycemia. It is very unusual that a person truly has something wrong with her pancreas and blood sugar metabolism. Most often, just remembering to eat something at least every 3 to 4 hours will do the trick. But if this doesn't help, see your doctor for testing:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aspiration?: If eating or drinking provokes vigorous coughing then aspiration should be considered. There is a swallow evaluation that can be done to look for aspiration risk, and if proven then other strategies new to be pursued with a GI specialist and possibly a nutritionist. ...Read more
This: is called "early satiety" and is abnormal! Discuss with your PCP as soon as practicable Dr Z ...Read more
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