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Lactose allergy, Brown sugar addiction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
User :   i am just wonderng if it is possible to be allergic to sugar
Doctor :  
please proceed with your health query
User :   as in like a svere reaction
Doctor :  
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usually there is no allergy to sugar, there is allergy to lactose, glutamin etec
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have you had a reaction to sugar?
User :   so i couldnt have like anaphylaxis to sugar?
User :   a few times when i have eaten a lot i get diarrhea, heart racing and mouth itch etc
Doctor :  
there are allergies known to happen with sugar substitutes
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and also few types of sugar
User :   what types of sugar
Doctor :  
eating a lot of sugar does result in these symptoms, this is not due top allergy
User :   how about brown sugar?
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but due to th flushing effect and th effects that cause on the stomach.
User :   n itchy mouth though?
User :   that is normal?
Doctor :   brown sugar is a drug with abuse potential, it is not usual sugar
User :   what dos that mean?>
User :   abuse potential?
Doctor :   itchy mouth can be due to the bacteria thriving more in high sugar content in saliva and your oral cavity
Doctor :  
abuse potential means that once you use it , it becomes habitual, and you tend to abuse it. and it is illegal to posess and use brown sugar
Doctor :   if you are having these symtoms after consuming a lot os sugar
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then it is not the allergic reaction
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but an intolerance to the effects that it causes on the body
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have you folowed what i have said?

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is there anything else i can help you with?
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