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Why Do I Get Diarrhea After I Eat
Depends: The answer depends on several issues. Is it all foods, some food, trigger foods, how long has this been going on, other symptoms, are you anxious, etc. It could be food poisoning, could be a simple viral gastroenteritis, could be irritable bowel sydrome-d (ibs-d). If perisits, you need to see a dr. For a clinical exam and the dignosis. Best wishes. ...Read more
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Dyspepsia : The most common causes of indigestion are eating too much or too fast, Acid Reflux, gastritis, gastric ulcer, Functional dyspepsia (motility problem of stomach). Dyspepsia is common among patients with UC. Also Gluten sensitivity is common among patients with UC which may cause Dyspepsia. Talk to your Gasteroenterologist. ...Read more
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
Seek medical care: Your question suggests that you are nauseated often, especially when you are hungry or just before mealtimes but that eating tends to make your nausea worse. If that is what you mean then you may have any of a number of conditions - stomach ulcers, stomach irritation such as gastritis, acid reflux, and even gallbladder and pancreas disorders. Please see a physician soon. ...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
Much more info: From what you've provided, it is impossible to tell you anything. Think for a moment and revise your question. Tell us more about yourself and your body. What foods you eat, how much, how often, what manner (fast, at a table, restaurant, w/ family?) what sort of sick? (bloat, burp, vomit, constipation/loose bowels) is this new? Anyone else in family have it? Etc., . ...Read more
Expasnsion: Cereal, starches, and other foods often expand after it is eaten and absorbs all of the liquid that it can. Sometimes eating more slowly helps you control portion sizes and reduce that bloated feeling. If symptoms persist it would be wise to see your doctor. ...Read more
Blood pooling: Some people, after eating might feel dizzy as most of the blood goes around GI system to help food digest ie less blood going to the brain and some might feel dizzy. You might lie down after a meal for 1/2 hour to see if that is helpful. If symptoms persist, please do see an md. Best of luck. ...Read more
No LES/Acid: You many have many reasons for this but apparently your lower esophageal sphincter (les) is not working and/or you have an overproducton of acid. Severe gerd (gastroesophageal reflux) needs evaluation with an endoscopy and treatment for findings and underlying causes. Usually a ppi (prilosec type drug) is used and maybe an h-2 (zantac (ranitidine) type). You need evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe related...: Involuntary belching after a meal is normal, caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of stomach with food. Magenblase syndrome is postprandial epigastric fullness & bloating, relieved by belching.Aerophagia (accumulation of gas due to air swallowing) is common with anxiety, hypersalivation from gum chewing, smoking, drinking, oral irritation. In some, belching can become habitual. ...Read more
Swallowing air: There are many causes of flatulence, usually these are related to types of food or GI disorders. You may be swallowing air due to repeated swallowing motion, when hungry. See this site for more info. http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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