Patient discussion about seed
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Q. Is it true that tomato seeds, eggplant seeds and the like are prone to causing appendicitis?
Is it true that eating tomato with the seeds, eggplant with the seeds and the like are prone to causing appendicitis? Thanks again guys. You're all great.
|A||No. Things with seeds are irritants to a condition called diverticulitis where pockets in the intestines become inflamed. the seeds sort of deposit there and become infected. Appendicitis is just an inflammation of your appendix plain and simple, no particular cause is really pinpointed.|
Q. am allergic to all nuts and seeds, is it possible to be allergic to all legumes as well ie soy beans
|A||Yes, it's possible, although not extremely common. You can read more here (http://www.emedicinehealth.com/food_allergy/page2_em.htm)|
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