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Why Do I Get Hiccups When I Eat Carrots
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
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
Hicupps: Hicupps, are caused by sudden contractions of the diaphragm, which results from irritation of the nerve that controls that muscle function.This nerve runs close to the esophagus(food pipe), you propably get the hiccups when you drink cold liquids, at a fast pace.Another cause can be seen in people who has gastric reflux, or hiatal hernia. ...Read more
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
Low blood sugar: These symptoms relate to low blood sugar. It suggests that you might have a condition called glucose intolerance. Your doctor can evaluate you and a special diet may be indicated. If you are overweight, it aggravates the problem and weight loss and more exercise will help. ...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
DON'T know: Hiccups are the uncontrolled contractions of the diaphragm muscle (which controls breathing). This fetal reflex is thought to get the 'new born ready to breath' before birth. In you, raw carrots happen to be a trigger. It is probably the texture of the food impacting the esophagus (food pipe). I guess you have to eat them cooked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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