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What can I eat

Jul 17, 2015 7:39 PM

I've been getting sick the last few days and anything I eat makes my stomach sick. I've been taking pepto to help with the constant nausea and it helps just not with the other symptoms. Any ideas on foods I could eat and not get sick?

Jul 17, 2015 9:46 PM

BRAT... Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, &Toast. Saltine crackers and ginger ale too I hope you vessel better soon! 🌼

Jul 18, 2015 1:42 AM

I have crazy bad stomach problems often. I second BRAT but I'm curious about other symptoms because they might be your answer to why everything you eat makes you nauseous. Do you also get upper right quadrant pain when you eat or directly after eating that worsens with fats? Also, if you get extreme pain when eating or after eating and then it radiates to your back. You may have pancreatitis. In that case you may also have looser greasy and fatty/slimy stools. If you have those symptoms and a fever you almost certainly have pancreatitis and need to be seen immediately. As far as eating goes with pancreatitis you just don't eat. Then when you improve some it's a clear liquid diet: broth, apple juice, non brightly colored gelatin...
Other possibilities include problem with gallbladder or gallstones. Again BRAT but make sure everything is also low in fats. Or maybe it's GERD which flares in me often and then I have to regroup and sort of reset my system. Again, I primarily use a form of the BRAT or liquid diet depending on how bad my stomach and reflux have become. I sometimes live on probiotic smoothies with Greek yogurt.

Jul 18, 2015 2:27 AM

My sister gets really nauseated, she eats ice cream, yogurt, soups. That's it. Anything else makes her feel miserable which is tough because she lives to cook. She use to be an impressivebasket but not anymore because she can't use grains or eggs. I think it'll probably just be an experiment. Good luck!

Jul 18, 2015 10:25 AM

Wynnbliss is correct about notating your symptoms of what you ate and how you felt after. Besides pancreatitis and GERD, it could be your gall bladder, or IBS, or even a bacterial infection like H-pielori. A GI doctor can evaluate to determine which, but the better your notes the better chance of the proper diagnosis and treatment. 🙏🌼

Jul 18, 2015 11:32 AM

WOW, Flappsy.... That was fast!! My mom used to take bread and put it directly over the fire and then burn it. She'd put a tiny bit of butter on it and it would always make my belly feel better. Ginger ale is always good too.💕

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