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Bad flushing neck, face, arms after eating. No common triggers. Blood and food allergy test neg, mastocytosis neg, carcinoid neg, I'm going crazy, why?

Bad flushing neck, face, arms after eating. No common triggers. Blood and food allergy test neg, mastocytosis neg, carcinoid neg, I'm going crazy, why?

Flushing after meal: I know it is very frustrating but please continue to be a good detective to find out what is happening. A more sensitive food sensitivity panel may help. See Great Plains Laboratory in Texas website. They have an excellent one. Stick w/your doc and consider a second option. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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40yo, no allergies, blood, skin prick, masto, carcinoid negative. No anxiety. Skin hot flushing on face, neck, arms, eyes itch after eating, is it GI?

40yo, no allergies, blood, skin prick, masto, carcinoid negative. No anxiety. Skin hot flushing on face, neck, arms, eyes itch after eating, is it GI?

Histamine related: These symptoms could be due to histamine release from certain foods, especially if only occurring after eating. Some people are more sensitive to histamine than others. ...Read more

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How do people face the guilt after eating?

How do people face the guilt after eating?

Eating disorder: Your guilt needs to be understood, is it driven by your view of your appearance, your weight or other factors. Consult with an eating disorder specialist who can help you develop realistic attitudes toward your body and toward food. Best. ...Read more

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Why does my face feel puffy for a couple of hours right after eating lots of sweets?

Why does my face feel puffy for a couple of hours right after eating lots of sweets?

Perhaps an allergy: You may be having an allergic reaction to a food or food additive in the "sweets" that you are eating. Please see your doctor for evaluation, including food allergy testing. If you should feel swelling of your tongue or throat, difficulty breathing or swallowing, please get emergency care, as a life-threatening reaction may be occurring. ...Read more

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After eating my face tingles, what can cause this?

After eating my face tingles, what can cause this?

Food sensitivity?: Tingling in the face can be caused by several different medical conditions.. .. Also, tingling in the face, especially on the side of the face close to the angle of the jaw, can be from sensitivity or inflammation in the salivary glands. This tends to be more prominent after eating acidic or sour foods. Ref: https://www. Zocdoc. Com/answers/12655/why-is-my-face-tingling ...Read more

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Why does my head hurt after eating? It has happened a few times?

Why does my head hurt after eating? It has happened a few times?

Jaw muscle pain: Your jaw muscles extend up the front, side and back of your head and neck. It sounds like you have symptoms relating to an issue with many facets where a thorough diagnosis is needed. The issue relates to your tmj, your bite, muscles, bruxism and more. You need to find a very qualified TMJ specialist to help you find the right treatment. Don't put it off if it calms down because it won't go away. ...Read more

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Head tingling after eating first few bites of food? (lasts seconds or a minute) What causes this? Its been happening a lot lately.

Head tingling after eating first few bites of food? (lasts seconds or a minute) What causes this? Its been happening a lot lately.

See neurologist: I don't know. Some toxin, pathogen, or allergen in one of your cranial joints (TM joints, occiput, frontal sinus at the sphenoid junction) is likely causing the head tingling. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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What would cause a person to get hot with haedache and nausau after eating? After I eat I start getting hot, my head starts hurting and makes me nausaus.

What would cause a person to get hot with haedache and nausau after eating? After I eat I start getting hot, my head starts hurting and makes me nausaus.

You: You should get a complete medical evaluation wtih blood work. Sometimes if you absorb food too rapidly it can cause those symptoms. Keep a food diary of what you eat and what your symptoms are to see if there is a pattern. If you develop abdominal pain, light-headedness, vomiting or fever then you would need to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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Why does my face get oily after eating fish?

Why does my face get oily after eating fish?

Look at overall diet: It might help to look at your overall diet. Fish by itself should not be a problem unless you are also eating al lot of high fat, high sugar foods in your diet, which can cause sebaceous glands in your skin to secret more oil. Are you having acne too as well as oily skin? If so, you may need to see your clinician. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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After eating my head feels really hot on the inside, my thoughts start racing and I get really hyper and uncomfortable, any idea what causes this?

After eating my head feels really hot on the inside, my thoughts start racing and I get really hyper and uncomfortable, any idea what causes this?

MSG sensitivity: Your symptoms are classic for sensitivity to monosodium glutamate (msg), a "flavor enhancer" added to most processed foods, often labelled as "natural flavoring." in large amounts it is toxic to everyone, but some are sensitive to small amounts. Vit b6 may reduce your reactions. Try avoiding it by eating whole unprocessed foods & avoid restaurants! See http://www. Resourcesforlife. Com/docs/item1225. ...Read more

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Why does my face and ears turn red after eating?

Why does my face and ears turn red after eating?

Flushing: Possible reasons for this flushing could be ingesting hot temperatured or spicey foods. Also, eating speeds up our metabolism which often accelerates our heart rate thereby increasing circulation. The face and ears are vascular regions and manifest flushing quite readily. ...Read more

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Why does my face get hives after eating a certain food but other times my face will be fine when eating the same food?

Why does my face get hives after eating a certain food but other times my face will be fine when eating the same food?

No food allergy: You probably are not truly allergic to the food and it is just a coincidence. Perhaps the food in question is an innocent bystander and another food is the culprit or there is another reason that you have hives and that reason is not related to food whatsoever. We eat 4 - 6 times a day and hives may seem break out after a food by coincidence. ...Read more

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What causes repeated boils on face n legs after eating certain food?

What causes repeated boils on face n legs after eating certain food?

Boils: Hello~ probably not the food, but most likely due to MRSA. Have the next boils pus cultured and then go and see an infectious disease expert for advice on Rx if it is MRSA thanks ...Read more

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Why does my face heat up sometimes after eating? Get dizzy when that happens. Need to step into cold area to cool down. Can take some time to achieve

Why does my face heat up sometimes after eating? Get dizzy when that happens. Need to step into cold area to cool down. Can take some time to achieve

Autonomic reflex: The parasympathetic nervous system controls "rest and digest" reflexes. While sympathetic nerve firing tends to be synchronized (fast heart rate-->fast breathing-->peripheral vasoconstriction), parasympathetic firing tends to be more discrete, each organ controlled separately. However, gut motility can sometimes lead to peripheral vasodilation = facial flushing, lightheadedness and feeling hot. ...Read more

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15 minutes after eating pasta John's face started to turn red. Could that be a food allergy symptom?

15 minutes after eating pasta John's face started to turn red. Could that be a food allergy symptom?

Mgt/workup: Yes it could be, and an allergic rash eg hives is a common finding, along with GI symptoms such as nausea and vomiting.
I would suggest CAP testing for the sauce ingredients, and a food panel. Discuss with you pediatrician, and please check the labels for the ingredients. ...Read more

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I always feels dizzy especially after eating. And have this ache at the back of my head. I'm so confused to what I feel can somebody help me tnx?

I always feels dizzy especially after eating. And have this ache at the back of my head. I'm so confused to what I feel can somebody help me tnx?

See your doctor: How long after eating does this happen. Could be reactive hypoglycemia or low bs if 1-2 hrs after eating. D/w your doctor and he/she may order test to figure out if this is the cause or something else is causing your sx. ...Read more