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Heartburn after stomach flu

A female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Heartburn: I would try some over the counter medications such as Pepcid AC, and TUMS. If this does not work, then you may want to step up to Nexium.

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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Give it some time.: A "stomach flu" can be accompanied by nausea, vomiting and "heartburn" that can mimic your usual GERD, and it can be so relentless that your Prilosec ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Stomach flu: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland fo... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Doubt flu: Your symptoms pint towards a digestion problem rather than a stomach flu. Please consult your doctor if it continues.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Tums would be ok: But ginger might be better. Place thin slivers of fresh organic ginger in tea pot with boiling water – steep for 5 minutes & then slowly sip.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
If gastroenteritis: is ongoing then drink clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like ban... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
MD if sweating stays: Viral gastroenteritis /Stomach Flu, may appear within one to three days after you're infected and can range from mild to severe. Symptoms usually las... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
GI upset: The symptoms of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Gentry
Gastroenterology 21 years experience
Very common: Stomach flu refers to the virus spread from vomit and diarrhea if you remember the cruise ship issues of several years ago that was a virus.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Calendine
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Usually Nausea: Stomach virus may start with vague symtoms, but vomiting and nausea are most prominent symptoms over first 24-48 hrs. These is usually followed by on... Read More
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