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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
505 doctors shared insights

Upset Stomach (Overview)

An upset stomach is the sensation that one has nausea or discomfort in the mid abdomen. This can be a chronic problem or resolve promptly.


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Stomach upset pain?

Stomach upset  pain?

Any more info 4 us?: What is your question, and... Where in the abdomen is the location of your symptoms? What is the quality, intensity, duration, and timing of your pain? What prompts the onset of symptoms and what maneuvers/ meals/ position makes it better? These are the questions a doctor needs answered before we can provide you a meaningful response. Thanks for helping us help you. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
505 doctors shared insights

Upset Stomach (Overview)

An upset stomach is the sensation that one has nausea or discomfort in the mid abdomen. This can be a chronic problem or resolve promptly.


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Can chistocondrities cause your esophugus to hurt or cause upset Stomach ?

Can chistocondrities cause your esophugus to hurt or cause upset Stomach ?

Not likely: Costochondritis is an inflammation of the joints between the sternum(breastbone) and the ribs. The area is generally tender to the touch And should have no effect on the esophagus. Any nausea could be secondary to pain or from pain medication. ...Read more

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Treating the Stomach Flu (Checklist)

See a doctor if you are vomiting/defecating uncontrollably
Once
Hydrate yourself to keep up with fluid loss; water is best
Daily
Practice good hand washing to help prevent the spread of stomach viruses
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Headache, feeling cold, upset stomach?

Viral illness: Give this time. Treat symptoms and rest and stay hydrated. If you get a high fever, stiff neck, sensitive to light, confused, see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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What causes upset stomach, nausea and excess gas?

What causes upset stomach, nausea and excess gas?

Upset stomach: A variety of conditions can cause nausea and gas from lactose intolerance to gastroesophageal reflux. Check with your doctor or gastroenterologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do about nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea yay peto-bismol?

What to do about nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea yay peto-bismol?

Humorous (:: I don't know if you are actually asking a question or just sharing a jingle? My go to is hot, freshly made, organic ginger tea. It often helps for all the problems you listed. ...Read more

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Can Prevacid (lansoprazole) Cause stomach Cramps, Stomach pain, and Bloated feeling?

Can Prevacid (lansoprazole) Cause stomach Cramps, Stomach pain, and Bloated feeling?

Prevacid (lansoprazole): Prevacid (lansoprazole) is usually a well-tolerated medicine. However, any medicine can cause side effects in some people. If you suspect the side effects are due to Prevacid (lansoprazole), your options are either to switch medicines or to stop it temporarily, to see if the side effects go away, then restart it in a few weeks and observe if the symptoms recur. Good luck. ...Read more

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I keep getting hot flashes & a upset stomach/nausea what does this mean and what can i do?

I keep getting hot flashes & a upset stomach/nausea what does this mean and what can i do?

Incomplete history: You may have a stomach virus with a fever. Do you any other symptoms such as diarrhea? It is important to keep yourself hydrated.If symptoms persist beyond a few days or gets worse see a medical practitioner for evaluation ...Read more

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Can Gralise cause stomach upset and nausea?

Can Gralise cause stomach upset and nausea?

Gralise = gabapentin: Common side effects include dizziness, sleepiness, headache, swelling of the extremities, and diarrhea. Drug interactions are possible too. Sounds like a call to your doctor is in order. ...Read more

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Diarrhea and upset stomach after eating Alfredo ?

Diarrhea and upset stomach after eating Alfredo  ?

Food: It may be the food was bad or you are sensitive to the food. The diarrhea should help clear the toxin. Make sure you are drinking plenty of fluids, like Gatorade. If your pain is persistent or you are getting behind in your fluids go to the ER for IV fluids. All the best. ...Read more

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Was treated for chlamydia two weeks ago and have had an upset stomach and stools of mostly mucus since what is wrong?

Was treated for chlamydia two weeks ago and have had an upset stomach and stools of mostly mucus since what is wrong?

Probiotics: Could be a problem with your gut flora killed by the antibiotics. Eat yogurt like Activia with friendly Bifidobacterium and take Acidophillus OTC. Prebiotics, which contain nondigestible carbohydrates ,found in whole grains, onions, garlic, leeks, artichokes, asparagus, and chicory root will also help. Give the process a few weeks. ...Read more

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Extreme flatulence, stomach cramps, acid reflux?

Extreme flatulence, stomach cramps, acid reflux?

Dietary changes: An alteration of intestinal motility or bacteria. Dietary factors, such as an increased intake of lactose, fructose, sorbitol, indigestible starches in fruits, vegetables, and legumes, and carbonated beverages. Products such as pork, upon digestion, may release trace concentrations of malodorous gases. Psychological factors. ...Read more

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Can ovulation cause upset stomach and diarreah?

Can ovulation cause upset stomach and diarreah?

One possibility: Prostaglandins that are essential for ovulation can definitely also cause nausea and diarrhea, but they could be due to other unrelated causes. Nsaid drugs like Ibuprofen are usually very effective for prostaglandin-related complaints. ...Read more

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Advice for treating an upset stomach?

Advice for treating an upset stomach?

Try ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Very tired and upset stomach?

Very tired and upset stomach?

Many possibilities.: There are innumerable medical, nutritional and emotional conditions that include being tired as a symptom. These range from simple issues to those far more complex. A good checkup and blood testing would be a good starting point. At your age, could be heart related, mesenteric ischemia, even cancer. ...Read more

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Can ovulation cause diarrhea and upset stomach?

Can ovulation cause diarrhea and upset stomach?

One possibility: Prostaglandins that are essential for ovulation can definitely also cause nausea and diarrhea, but they could be due to other unrelated causes. Nsaid drugs like Ibuprofen are usually very effective for prostaglandin-related complaints. ...Read more

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Diarrhea, stomach rumbles and no appetite... Help?

Diarrhea, stomach rumbles and no appetite... Help?

Stomach virus : You probably have a viral gastroenteritis .You need to drink clear liquids to prevent dehydration and you may use Imodium (loperamide) to control diarrhea. If no better see your doctor or go to er. ...Read more

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How do you cure an upset stomach?

How do you cure an upset stomach?

More specific please: "upset stomach" is not enough information to help you. Do you have nausea with/without vomiting, fullness, bloating, gassiness, pain (if so in what location(s)), bleeding, diarrhea/constipation/change in baseline bowel habits, tenderness, distension? Are you pregnant, have underlying disease, >60? ...Read more

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Loud stomach growling after eating, diarrhea?

Don't sweat it. : See how this one evolves. Might just be some indigestion. I think the work up with be worse than the pathology. If it gets worse or you get new symptoms, see you doctor. ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more