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Would pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) help my nausea from a food allergy?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Food allergies

Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts ; peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions.
Up to 15 million americans suffer from food allergies ; need to avoid not only certain foods but any ingredient that contains proteins derived from them. In some cases, anaphylaxis can result. See http://www.Boston.Com/lifestyle/health/blog/nutrition/2013/11/the_dangers_of_dining_out.

In brief: Food allergies

Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts ; peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions.
Up to 15 million americans suffer from food allergies ; need to avoid not only certain foods but any ingredient that contains proteins derived from them. In some cases, anaphylaxis can result. See http://www.Boston.Com/lifestyle/health/blog/nutrition/2013/11/the_dangers_of_dining_out.
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. James Shoemaker
General Practice
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In brief: Salicylate

It may, because it contains a locally acting anti-inflammatory related to aspirin: bismuth sub-salicylate.
You should be aware of the aspirin-like qualities and not use it as you would an antacid, because the salicylate can also cause ulcers and bleeding. It is best used for diarrhea or gastroenteritis.

In brief: Salicylate

It may, because it contains a locally acting anti-inflammatory related to aspirin: bismuth sub-salicylate.
You should be aware of the aspirin-like qualities and not use it as you would an antacid, because the salicylate can also cause ulcers and bleeding. It is best used for diarrhea or gastroenteritis.
Dr. James Shoemaker
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