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is it bad to take tums every day

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Possibly: Taking in too much Tums (calcium carbonate) can greatly increase your serum calcium levels which can be dangerous. Make sure you discuss with your do ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
What R U treating?: If for GERD, there are far better choices. If for treatment of osteopenia, there are far better choices here too. Excessive calcium intake may backf ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Tums (calcium carbonate) and benefiber can be taken together..
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norma jo Waxman
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: But if you have persistent abdominal pain, you should consider getting an evaluation
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Abnormal: Need to find out if you have hiatal hernia, esophageal anomaly, ulcer or obstruction. Find out now while you may cure it for a long life! gastroenter ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charlene McEvoy
34 years experience Pulmonology
Gastritis or GERD: I suspect you may have either gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining) or gerd (gastroesophageal reflux disease or acid reflux). Diet (caffeine ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jie Xu
Dr. Jie Xu answered
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No data.: Simethicone, or mylanta gas, has not been studied for adverse pregnancy effects. There is a similar agent that did not cause any adverse effects on ra ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
As : As your pain has been that persistent you should get evaluated medically, especially as your pain did not improve with medications. Do not take any m ... Read More
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