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Diseases caused by eating chalk pieces

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Dr. Minoo Bhagia MD

Every so often i get a craving to eat chalk. I had never actually done it before till a few weeks ... to the doctor. Anyhow, my questions are: Is eating chalk harmful to me? and Why the heck... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Minoo Bhagia ( OBGYN)
Dr. Sundar Gnanavel MD

I recently have started eating chalk. I had this craving for my 1st pregnancy 14 years ago ... also have Acid Reflux Disease) Docqlace and Xanax, so I didn't know if there is any harm now with those ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sundar Gnanavel ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Chobufo Ditah MD

Hi, occasionally when I eat small pieces of food they feel like they gut stuck in the bottom of my throat. It only happens when I eat very small things (like gummy pairs, or a small piece of... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Ratnakar Kini MD

I have crohn's disease and sometimes have severe pica and eat chalk. I ate chalk last week (but it is not abnormal for me to have a stick or two a day) and now have severe diarrhea . At the same... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ratnakar Kini ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr.  Ivan Rommstein MD

My vomit contains small cylinder shaped snail textured pieces. Vomit everything I eat or drink. I have a lap band. Concerned about strange pieces in vomit. Will be having lap band emptied. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan Rommstein ( General Surgeon)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Polash Sannigrahi MD

hi doctor i am having a weird wanting of eating chalk pieces . where ever i see them i cant stop ... and it may causes stones in kidney and other liver disease. Please help me with the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Polash Sannigrahi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Chirag Parmar MD

it cause any effect, pls help me by stop eating chalk piece & give me any one of the calcium tablets name ...Hai, I am Shubhashini from Mysore, I have problem of eating chalk... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chirag Parmar ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Chirag Parmar MD

am 22 year female. i like eating chalk pieces. is that harmfull? will it affect my ovary? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chirag Parmar ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Chirag Parmar MD

My four and half year son has the habit of eating paper and chal pieces. He start eating the papar ... times with out my knowledge he sarts eating the paper. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chirag Parmar ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel MD

chalk stick i eat thrm regularly if i dont there is a urge tht i should eat them.i wanted to know ... which looks like i am 3-4 mths preg is it coz of eating chalks ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel ( General Surgeon)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Vidya KR MD

Hi, welcome to HCM. No studies are present to support this, As of now its not related. Fibroids are mainly due to female hormonal changes. Regards

Dr. Ganesh MD

Not mentioned any where in literature suggesting the cause for fibroids, possibly incidental finding. good luck.

Dr. Maheshwari MD

Hi,with tiny piece of chalk ,it would be less likely harmfull,you may take tab.omeprazole 30 mg stat to relieve the pain,and have plenty of water,if get other complaints pls share back. Pls hit thanks