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I have diarrhea and gas every morning, I eat about 2 sticks of chalk daily. Usually at nights I eat a slice of bread and some milk. This has been going on for some time I think it has something to do with the bread but I'm not sure?

I have diarrhea and gas  every morning, I eat about 2 sticks of chalk daily. Usually at nights I eat a slice of bread and some milk. This has been going on for some time I think it has something to do with the bread but I'm not sure?

? lactose intolerant: Many people can not digest milk sugar,called lactose. Sometimes they may drink regular milk by taking an over-the-counter pill containing lactase, the enzyme necessary to digest it. All that milk sugar is a delight to your bowel flora--they ferment it, causing gas and diarrhea. Now, the desire to eat chalk is called "pica", and may be caused by a deficiency, such as iron. See your pcp. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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Hi question about gas/bloatingWhen I eat sandwich bread I get so much gas I cannot burp it out fast enough.The same happens when I eat chorizo?

Hi  question about gas/bloatingWhen I eat sandwich bread I get so much gas I cannot burp it out fast enough.The same happens when I eat chorizo?

Gluten sensitivity : You may be gluten sensitive or intolerant. Try avoiding gluten products for a week and see if it helps. If it does then you can request your doctor to test you for gluten intolerance. Good luck ...Read more

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Could I be wheat intolerance? Can eat reduced wheat rye bread but get stomach pain and gas when I eat white or whole wheat products?

Could I be wheat intolerance? Can eat reduced wheat rye bread but get stomach pain and gas when I eat white or whole wheat products?

Possibly yes.: The symptoms you describe sound like you could be sensitive to gluten, a protein that's found in wheat, rye, barley and oats. I can't explain why you can tolerate wheat rye but not white or whole wheat products. They all contain gluten. Your symptoms should be checked out by a doctor. Meanwhile eat only gluten free grains (corn and rice) and tell your doctor if that reduces your symptoms. ...Read more

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I get gas every time I eat. This has been happening since I got the stomach flu 6 months ago. I couldn't drink milk for a while also. What is this?

I get gas every time I eat. This has been happening since I got the stomach flu 6 months ago. I couldn't drink milk for a while also. What is this?

Gut bacteria: Digestion problems after a recent illness may be due to alterations of the natural bacteria in the gut. This can occur due to antibiotics taken for an infection or the infection itself. Typically the natural bacteria will repopulate over time however taking a good quality probiotic supplement may help. ...Read more

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Every time i eat food i get gas bad farting bad even if i eat ham or anything

Every time i eat food i get gas bad farting bad even if i eat ham or anything

You : You can try taking beano prior to eating foods that cause gas, or try taking gas x after you eat if you experience gas pains or bloating. In additon try cutting down on dairy products and limit your fiber intake if you are eating a high fiber diet. Fiber is good for you, however you have to start out eating very little and slowly increasing over time. If these things dont work, you should visit your doctor for an evaluation. Best of luck. ...Read more

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This may seem weird but every time I eat chicken I get gas bad ? Could there be a reason for this ?

Chicken: Possibly you are having allergy to the chicken or any ingredient in which it is prepared be the detective ...Read more

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Every time i eat, no matter how much, i feel so full. I get trapped gas and i can't get the burp to come out. My burps don't sound like normal burps.

See a doctor: You should see a doctor right away because the symptom is alarming. It could be many things, such as tumor. ...Read more

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For the past few days every time I eat I get a gas buildup in my abdominal area, it hurts a little but mostly feels like bloating, what could this be?

For the past few days every time I eat I get a gas buildup in my abdominal area, it hurts a little but mostly feels like bloating, what could this be?

Dyspepsia: Make sure you are not constipated, Do not eat Processed food. Try to pay attention what kind of food makes you have symptoms. Is it Milk product- then avoid it for a week and see you feel better, Is it Bread/Pasta/Cockies etc- Then Gluten Free food may help your symptoms. If very spicy, Cheezy, grease Food- Avoid them. Rx GasX may help you. If persist beyond 1 month get examined. ...Read more

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I get heartburn every time I eat carb foods (pasta, breads, oatmeal etc). Is this gluten related? I don't experience other gluten allergy symptoms.

I get heartburn every time I eat carb foods (pasta, breads, oatmeal etc). Is this gluten related? I don't experience other gluten allergy symptoms.

Possible: Try gluten-free oat to see if causes the same symptoms. Even though you may not have the full-blown symptoms,and heart burn is not the usual symptoms in gluten intolerance, it cannot be totally ruled out. Nonetheless it would be a good idea for you to consult a doctor regarding these symptoms. ...Read more

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How do I know if I should to go to a gastro doctor? Every time I eat something, I get nauseous, an upset stomach, and bad gas.

How do I know if I should to go to a gastro doctor? Every time I eat something, I get nauseous, an upset stomach, and bad gas.

You should go.: Sounds like you should go to a GI doctor for some relevant testing for your symptoms, which could be related to the stomach, small intestines, gallbladder or esophagus. ...Read more

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Why? every Time I eat I get nauseous and stomach upset no diarreah no vomiting what can cause this. Little constipation gas and bloating

Why? every Time I eat I get nauseous and stomach upset no diarreah no vomiting  what can cause this. Little constipation gas and bloating

Ginger/Lemon/Honey: There are many causes of abdominal pain/cramps, some benign such as heartburn or gastroenteritis and some more serious such as infections, cancers of the colon/rectum or inflammation of the colon (Colitis) such as Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease. See your Doctor/Proctologist for an exam and Colonoscopy/EGD. Check with your doctor about Ginger/Lemon/Honey tea! ...Read more

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Bad gas, rumbling insides but no bloating if I eat bread products, both types. This only started recently, can anyone help me work out what's wrong?

Bad gas, rumbling insides but no bloating if I eat bread products, both types. This only started recently, can anyone help me work out what's wrong?

Gluten sensitivity: Abdominal symptoms that are triggered by eating bread are suspicious for a gluten sensitivity. If you exclude all gluten and get better, then have difficulty when you reintroduce gluten (EG, wheat products), then you will know that is the cause. Best to talk with your doctor about this possibility. ...Read more

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When off wheat for a day, bloat, gas and pain are gone. Then when I eat pizza and white bread the problems return. Intolerance or allergy to something?

When off wheat for a day, bloat, gas and pain are gone. Then when I eat pizza and white bread the problems return. Intolerance or allergy to something?

Wheat allergy/gluten: A wheat allergy can go away pretty quickly. The other wheat-related problem that is common is celiac disease or gluten enteropathy. However, most people with celiac dz do not get better with just one day of avoiding wheat. You could have either, or neither. Some wheat problems don't show up in the tests we run, but if you feel better off it, stay off it. Antihistamines may help if it's allergy. ...Read more

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I have long time post prandial reflux whre food/liquid comes up w/ burp.GP Rx PPi's . Its helping mostly but mild nausea/wet burp,gas is still thre. No vomiting, mild pinching pain in gastric area sometime. Blood HB/Panc profile ok. Is it Gastric CA?

I have long time post prandial reflux whre food/liquid comes up w/ burp.GP Rx PPi's . Its helping mostly but mild nausea/wet burp,gas is still thre. No vomiting, mild pinching pain in gastric area sometime. Blood HB/Panc profile ok. Is it Gastric CA?

Very unlikely: It sounds like you are on the right track. The PPIs have helped, but you still have some residual reflux symptoms. This is common and may be improved by diet or other lifestyle approaches (elevate head of bed, etc). However, with persistent symptoms you should have an upper endoscopy (EGD) to assess the esophagus and stomach on treatment, and this procedure would also screen for gastric cancer. ...Read more

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Pain in my upper adominal every time I eat bread?

Pain in my upper adominal every time I eat bread?

Upper abd pain: Tough to say without a good history and exam, but maybe it is Gall bladder disease or a Hyper-secretory acid condition. Get eval to be safe. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Every time I eat bread or bread like foods I feel bloated...Why?

Every time I eat bread or bread like foods I feel bloated...Why?

Gluten sensitivity: It's quite possible that you have a sensitivity to gluten, a protein found in wheat & other grains. This can manifest as celiac disease. Your family doc can check for this by ordering a few blood tests such as anti-endomysium and anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies. Sometimes endoscopy w/biopsy or pill camera is used to make the diagnosis. Search online for gluten-free diet. Need to be strict. ...Read more

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I cough every time I eat bread or crackers chips ect. I have UC and just turned 40. Could I have Celiac disease?

I cough every time I eat bread or crackers chips ect. I have UC and just turned 40. Could I have Celiac disease?

Possible: Coughing as an allergic reaction to gluten is a rare but reported symptom. So, yes you can possibly have Celiac disease, but it needs a total work-up to be a confirmed diagnosis. I'm unable to guess confidently about what UC means, but if it is uterine cancer - your healthcare ought to be carefully coordinated. Don't self-Dx or make major changes w/o advice and consent from the team. Best wishes! ...Read more

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This might seem strange but every time i eat like homemade bread from like panera i always start to hiccup and they don't go away till i'm done. Why?

This might seem strange but every time i eat like homemade bread from like panera i always start to hiccup and they don't go away till i'm done. Why?

Hiccups: Hiccups result from irritation of the diaphragm. Most commonly, this is from stomach distention. This may be after a large meal, or when one eats quickly consuming large amounts of air. For your purpose, i suspect that the bread you are eating is swelling inside your stomach, and/or, you eat it quickly so you ingest lots of air. Both are leading to stomach distension and diaphragm irritation. ...Read more