Eating Disorders Questions & Answers

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2 1 Thu, 20 Sep 2018
I am a 62 year-old female in excellent health. Over the last 48 hours, I have had faint flutters in my middle chest (no obvious heart pain), then I become light-headed, to the point of a slight headache. I have never had indigestion/heartburn, and I am wondering if the bbq I have eaten 3x has...
3 2 Fri, 31 Aug 2018
Dear sir\mam I have been suffering from anemia from my child hood and I have pica that is eating raw rice regularly, if I take tablet that habit stops for some month again it starts pls suggest me what to do to come out of this pica
3 1 Mon, 30 Jul 2018
Have a friend who had a nasty virial attack about 10 weeks ago followed by ulcerations of small intestinge. Large intestine gone. Woman is 75 was in good health and fit but now very frail and weak. Definite anemia and considerable problem with oral thrush. This latter was treated with 7 pills...
2 1 Wed, 13 Jun 2018
Hi, I believe I have a eating disorder. I could go days with just eating barely a snack. I’ll go all day without really eating anything and sometimes binge at night or barely eat anything. I’ve been told I’m malnourished and to drink stuff like ensure but I don’t really do that anymore because...
2 1 Mon, 30 Apr 2018
How do you know when chest pain (squeezing pain) is not indigestion? I m 64 year old female, not overweight, active and otherwise healthy. I ve asked my primary about this, but she says it s probably nothing. There s heart disease in the family - would like to know if there are some tests I could...
2 1 Sat, 28 Apr 2018
I need some help trying to make a wise decision about medicine my doctor wants me to take. What I really need is to find a doctor that can help me without medicine. any suggestions? He wants me to take viberzi. I have problems with my stomach/intestions. I cannot have corn, wheat, dairy, or any...
2 1 Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Hi Doctor, I have just been told by my gastroenterologist that I have diverticulitis. I am 89 years old. What do I need to do to modify my diet. I have never had any pain or discomfort. My condition was just diagnosed through a colonoscopy procedure last week. thanks. Tom F
2 1 Mon, 2 Apr 2018
My son and our family just finished a seafood dinner involving shrimp and lobster. After he ate he had a sudden headache and tingling in his lower face area. He has migraines all the time. He is 32 years old. He is feeling a little better after 15 minutes but still feels tingly. Blood pressure...
2 1 Sat, 31 Mar 2018
Yes please, my step mother has been going through things where , times she wont eat meals that we cook, she may also cook but not eat any meals besides packet chips , biskets,,, she recently has had to fainting issues past 2 weeks and loss of weight as well
2 1 Mon, 5 Mar 2018
I drink only water but I only chew ice in excessive amounts of at least 9 - 32 oz glasses a day. My appetite has changed I can only eat small amounts throughout the day. I get nauseated at times and there s been days that I feel like I have diarrhea but when I go to the restroom all that comes...
3 2 Wed, 14 Feb 2018
I’ve been pulling out my hair and eating it for at least 7 years. I’ve recently found out that the hair you eat doesn’t get digested and can accumulate in your stomach and digestive track and cause serious damage. I‘m seeking psychiatric help but, should I see my physician to check if I have a...
2 1 Thu, 11 Jan 2018
Hi, for the last 4 years I have been eating my hair follicles. I do not eat the full hair only the follicles and sometimes a little bit past. I do pull my hair out due to stress and anxiety. I also have to wear a wig because of my hair loss. I m just afraid that I might have a big hair ball in my...
2 1 Fri, 5 Jan 2018
I have flushing and hot face after eating; have only noticed it after the evening meal. Usually starts quite soon after eating I don t drink alcohol but do take nexus and several prescription drugs in the morning. Usually have light stomach discomfort shortly after the flushing and hot feeling...
2 1 Fri, 1 Dec 2017
I fell forward five days ago, hitting my chest. Upper chest felt o.k, but numb all afternoon. Did have slight pain below left breast during the afternoon. Took Tylenol (on blood thinner) for pain. Slept very little first night. Four days later, am in terrible pain, little sleep and can hardly get...
2 1 Fri, 24 Nov 2017
I have a vitamin d deficiency , this is new within the last few years... now anything I eat with dairy upsets my stomach, and for some reason pork bothers me too.. What can I do to alleviate this? I take vitamin d supplements prescribed to me by my doctor but they upset my stomach too!
2 1 Mon, 20 Nov 2017
I have been to several doctors- and had several tests run. I feel fine until I eat. Aft e r I start eating within 10-15 minutes I am sick. It is getting worse. I was just sick for awhile, now I am sick fir several hours. I only eat one good meal a day because of this. Please advise.
2 1 Tue, 14 Nov 2017
I m 32 years old and I m married. I have three children too. Although my weight is only 42 kgs, while my height is around 6 feet. One of my friends advised Polynesia zip capsules to increase weight. Is it useful for me? And can I have any adverse effects on my health in the future? Please let me...
2 1 Wed, 8 Nov 2017
I had an ear infection for several years. Dr. treated with ear drops three times. still have infection. when I eat I get a horrible knot in my chest and can t swallow the food or any liquid. the pain will not stop until I throw up. then I have relief. My equilibrium some days is terrible and I...
2 1 Wed, 8 Nov 2017
Was taking 40 mg of Lasix daily have problems with my eating almost every thing I eat makes me sick . Dr.cut me back too 20 too see if that helps ..have medical problems recived a Kidney 5 years ago try too take good care of it also take pain meds percurcet .Help.
2 1 Thu, 26 Oct 2017
My son who is 29 has been experiencing bad nausea every time he eats or drinks anything. Otherwise he seems reasonably healthy. He still has energy and an appetite but this is starting to dwindle as his nausea is interfering with his ability to eat/drink.