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Why Does Restaurant Food Give You Diarrhea
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
Lack of fiber: Constipation is due to character of the GI tract and lack of sufficient fiber in the food. Some cases are due to side effects of medication. You may try to increase your fiber intake by eating vegetables, fruits and whole grains. If that does not work try taking a fiber laxative like metamucil. ...Read more
Depends: Since they make gluten free pizza crusts and many cheeses are low in lactose, you could get by with no symptoms at all. If you decide to load up on a regular wheat flower pizza, expect to spend the next day with cramps if you make it that long. The following week you will likely deal with a flare up of your IBS. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can't eat, feel sick and burp a lot. Doctors still say anxiety. Does not eating make you feel sicker? How do I start eating food makes me feel yuck
GI symptoms can: be from anxiety or from some other things. Ask your doc for a referral to a gastroenterologist. That's the type of doc who specializes in GI issues. The gut is considered the "second brain" because of the way it responds to emotions. Food sensitivity lab testing may be helpful also. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Bland, fluids: Assuming it is true "food poisoning" (gastroenteritis), not active inflammatory disease, etc., brat diet, bananas, rice(white), applesauce, tea, toast; fluids, not just h2o. Go easy on fruit juices (sorbitol content can cause cramps, diarrhea); miso soup, broths. Add boiled, broiled chicken, fish; baked/boiled potato. Fever, bleed, pain, xs vomit, diarrhea, prolonged course, complex pmh, see md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you know if you have stomach/intestinal parasites? Could i get them from eating fast food or in restaurants?
Might stir things up: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more
Only if contaminated: If the food had strep germs on it or added during service by a infected server, you could get it from a food source. The food itself would not give you strep. ...Read more
Hmmmm: That is a big question. You may want to be seen by a physician as the issue is why do you want to eat more food? Why do you get sick if you eat more food (inferred from your question). How much do you eat now? There is a lot to discuss with this so see your physician for the best answer. ...Read more
If you eat or drink any thing with milk and everytime you have diaherra does that make me lactose?
Lactose intolerance: That history sounds very suspicious for lactose intolerance. This means you are not making enough of the enzyme lactase to break the sugar lactose down. Try avoiding lactose in your diet. There are many lactose intolerant diets online just google it and you will find some. ...Read more
Intolerances: About a 1/4 of the adult population does not make the enzyme needed to breakdown lactose,the sugar in bovine milk products.If it is not,it will act as a stool losener/acidifier & you can get watery poops/cramps. You can take the enzyme in pill form that helps avoid this.You can also have selective intolerances to other food items.If you keep a diary of what to avoid you may narrow down the agents ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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