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what to eat when you have a stomach infection

A male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
You should not eat: any thing hard to digest such as fried oily fatty foods, dairy products, too much roughage such as green leafy vegetables, or red meats. I would stic ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Gastroenteritis: Try to increase your hydration. See the doctor or perform a virtual consult
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Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Several ways: If you mean helicobacter pylori infection, several ways: 1. Endoscopy with biopsy (most accurate) 2. Breath test 3. Stool test 4. Blood test (leas ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Upset stomach? worse: This is a good and frequent question: when do I need to seek medical help if my stomach is upset. I teach my patients to watch for increasing pain, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Bland and soft: Eat bland, soft foods and non-acidic liquids such as soup.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Tache Leon
26 years experience General Surgery
Maybe unrelated.: Mucous secretions from the respiratory tract are swallowed daily without being even noticed. Your pain might be unrelated. You might need to see you ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Sensitive: If the chicken is cooked completely you may have a sensitivity or allergy. Talk to.Your parents and your doctor about this, meanwhile avoid chicken ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Nothing Really: No real restrictions unless the food or liquid causes pain. When sick, always very important to hydrate.
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Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
What acuity/severity: ...and What's the quality or intensity of pain, signs, risks? GI problems run the spectrum from cancer to infection, inflammation, ischemia, metabolic ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Liquids/ food: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, ri ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Stomach Flu: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods li ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Bland: It depends on the cause. If you are actually talking about the stomach itself ,, bland would be my answer. NO caffeine or pop or acid type products. ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Gastrocolic reflex: It doesn't necessarily mean that food is not being digested as it should as it would be way too fast for it to travel through all of your gastrointest ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Anything in moderatn: There is really no specific food recommendations that is scientifically based. Therefore, eat what you like but invmoderation.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Personal issue: There are no specific foods to eat or avoid for a headache, with the obvious exception of foods that may give you a headache. In general, avoid alcoho ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes, and you: usually have additional signs such as fever, rapid heart beat, severe pain, and blood test abnormalities. If you have any of these symptoms, you shou ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Fast food: As a sensible 19 year old young woman you should be able to know whether your eating habits are good or bad. There is plenty of prepared food you can ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
No food restrictions: If you have a stomach ulcer its important to know if you have an infection with h. Pylori. This can be determined with a breath test, stool test or e ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Confirm/ treat: You help yourself by having it confirmed as a treatable form of ear infection (some are viral and self heal).Then you follow the treatment plan and us ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
12 years experience Gastroenterology
Gastritis: This may be gastritis related to a recent virus as well as other things such as bacteria, medications, and acid.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Not hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia is vanishingly rare. Symptoms include nervousness, sweating, hunger, anxiety, blurred vision, fatigue, fast heart rate, etc. -- however ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience Family Medicine
Usually constipation: Take dulcolax 4 tablets at night ( all 4 as one dose ). Next morning you will have good bm and you will feel better.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Shaw
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
It varies: You can have stomach pain from hunger, gastritis, infection or even a heart attack. You should see your doctor.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Normal healthy diet: Preferably lots of fiber, fruit & vegetables. Reduce protein intake especially red meat. Diet can be relaxed providing no significant loss of kidney f ... Read More
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