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Briar Zanna
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   Posted 2/17/2016 3:18 PM (GMT -7)   
For the past couple of months i have had some serious digestive issues (Mainly nausea, loose bowel motions, flatulence and bloating). My GI thinks my symptoms are too serious for ibs. I have had every test knowen done and everything has come back clear.

I have noticed that whenever I eat corn or peas i get diarrhea and sorry for tmi..but the peas and corn are never digested. So in my diarrhea is corn or peas? Could this be an allergy? Or intolerance or?

Also a few weeks back i was peeling the leaf bits of the corn cobs and i noticed about 3 mins later i developed a rash on my forearms. I took an antihistamine and put cream on my arms and it went away.

Also 2 or 3 times in the last month I would randomly get a rash that looked like goosebumps on my thies, arms and chest?

What do ya'll think? Any reply will be helpful to me.

eat2bwell
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   Posted 2/20/2016 9:04 AM (GMT -7)   
If you are having digestive problems you need to repair your gut. This is done by eating foods which contain probiotics. Things like homemade sauerkraut, kombucha tea, a good quality yogard. Stop eating the process foods and get on a healthy diet. These are fruits and vegetables that have not been processed. Stay away from the GMO foods. Once you repair you gut the allergies may go away.

iWantToLive
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   Posted 5/1/2016 2:02 PM (GMT -7)   
hi...there are multiple things this could be.....crohns...celiac....who knows?? what i can tell you is this...get tested for mastocytosis. i have mast cell disease and i had diarrhea CONSTANTLY before they got me on a mast cell stabilizer for the gut called cromolyn. check into it. it cant hurt.
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Alcie
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   Posted 5/2/2016 6:24 AM (GMT -7)   
Since the symptoms go away with antihistamine, I'd suspect a simple allergy.

Have you had a skin prick test? A GI might not do that, but an allergist certainly will! It's possible to not react to the test!

Keep a food journal in case you react to other foods or things with which you come in contact. Since the corn cob leaves triggered a reaction, pay particular attention to corn-related things.
There are many lists online such as: www.cornallergens.com/list/corn-allergen-list.php
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