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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Tums (calcium carbonate): Yes Tums (calcium carbonate) can cause gastric irritation which in turn can cause diarrhea.
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A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastroenteritis. : This sounds like a case of acute gastroenteritis, either viral or food-borne. Typically these episodes last three to five days and are treated conser ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Probiotics: Take probiotics daily,8 OZ of plain yogurt,Plenty of water Bowel movements will be regulated.
A female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid adult tums: Avoid giving your daughter adult tums. Tums is an antacid not for use in diarrhea. Her throat burning may be a sore throat not heart burn.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dustin Cupp
13 years experience Family Medicine
Try: Zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid instead... If no improvement with that, try Prilosec otc and see your doctor to be sure something more serious isn't the ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Tums (calcium carbonate): Hi, i don't think there is any interaction between Chemo medication and Tums, (calcium carbonate) so it's ok.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Virus: A viral infection was likely causing both respiratory tract involvement and gastroenteritis. If upper abdominal burning discomfort persists, follow a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastroenteritis: Following a viral intestinal tract infection with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, it isn't unusual to develop a type of irritable bowel pattern with cr ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Stomach virus: Need more info, let's do 2nd opinion so we can figure this out.

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