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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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 ginge ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
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 l ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Try OTC Ranitadine: It's simply zantac (ranitidine). If this doesn't help, go see your doc. You may need prilosec. You also may need a workup and a GI referral.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Bland diet, fluids: A bland diet (no added spice, acidic foods, sugary, or salty). Some good foods are in the brat diet - bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast (unbuttere ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
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 pa ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
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 ha ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
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.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Upset stomach: A variety of conditions can cause nausea and gas from lactose intolerance to gastroesophageal reflux. Check with your doctor or gastroenterologist for ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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 a ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
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 eff ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info please: Last menstrual period? Taking hormonal contraceptive pills, and if so, any recent changes? How long have you had the symptoms and why treatment have y ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Less stress?: Seriously unless you can go live on an island with palm trees, diet changes, less caffeine, less foods that bother you, and otc medications like pepto ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Gralise = gabapentin: Common side effects include dizziness, sleepiness, headache, swelling of the extremities, and diarrhea. Drug interactions are possible too. Sounds lik ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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, li ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Antibiotics : The antibiotics can kill off good bacteria in your intestines. Probiotics can help but if you see blood in your bowel movement or your symptoms get wo ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bachar Al-Alami
35 years experience ADHD and Autism
Dietary changes: An alteration of intestinal motility or bacteria. Dietary factors, such as an increased intake of lactose, fructose, sorbitol, indigestible starches ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
One possibility: Prostaglandins that are essential for ovulation can definitely also cause nausea and diarrhea, but they could be due to other unrelated causes. Nsai ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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 ginge ... Read More
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A 94-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ginger: You might wish to try ginger to quiet your stomach (ginger ale, ginger tea or crystalised ginger). Rest. Hope you feel better soon.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
It's ok: Tums (calcium carbonate) is fine. Be sure to follow up this week!
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
One possibility: Prostaglandins that are essential for ovulation can definitely also cause nausea and diarrhea, but they could be due to other unrelated causes. Nsai ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
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 dia ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
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 sympto ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Nausea?: Try ginger ale or ginger tea, water and dry crackers. Take care.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
One possibility: Prostaglandins that are essential for ovulation can definitely also cause nausea and diarrhea, but they could be due to other unrelated causes. Nsai ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: The influenza virus certainly can cause both respiratory and GI symptoms. Viral infections can only be treated symptomatically and hopefully, your im ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Reflux?: Are you eating late at night? If so , this can cause worsening acid reflux. Also try avoiding spicy and greasy foods
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Dr. Bruce Martin
20 years experience Pediatrics
Varies - get seen: Many viruses can cause this, and post nasal drip can upset the stomach however, these symptoms can be caused by strep throat. The only way to know fo ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
35 years experience Gastroenterology
ABDOMINAL PAIN: Avoid carbonated and caffienated beverages.Try maalox or beano. See your doctor if symnptoms persist.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
How do you feel?: There is often some mild fat malabsorption after a viral or bacterial intestinal infection. You'll probably either get some labs drawn for gluten ente ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Bhat
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Azo: Not sure what Azo is-can you put the full name of the drug or product you are using and how?
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: without running some tests . Best to get treated by your family physician to come to a specific diagnosis and treatment plans .
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Hastriter
18 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Antacid: Taking any medication can cause dizziness. Avoid foods that cause acid to increase in stomach, also avoid caffeine smoking and stress. Make sure yo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Deplin: Sure, for some with sensitive stomach. Recommend taking with food.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Ok: Ok but be warned that your bowel movements may turn black from peptobismol.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common: This, unfortunately, is a common side effect of pregnancy, increased salivation and nausea. You can talk to your doctor about prescription medication ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See pediatrician: There are multiple causes for upset stomach in a child but its usually not hard to figure out. Discuss all symptoms with your pediatrician.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendell Goins
41 years experience General Surgery
Unsure: There are many causes for an upset stomach. Local causes may include:gastritis, celiac disease, ulcers, tumors and blockages. Non-local GI causes incl ... Read More

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