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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Usually: Ginger, even in the form of ginger ale, is often soothing for an upset stomach.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
30 years experience in 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes, it may help: You might want to let the ginger ale flatten (lose its carbonation) first. Carbonation can irritate your stomach lining.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Old fashion Rx: A few decades ago we routinely advised patients to sip a little flat cola over ice chips to settle a stomach. Now they have an otc product "emetrol" t ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Will not help.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on details: A simple tummy ache with symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea, whether at home or traveling, may be from a virus infection, bacteria infection, ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Nausea: Can be addressed with ginger. Ginger ale. Ginger tea. Crystallized ginger. For ginger tea. Pour boiling water over freshly sliced, organic ginger. All ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not the best: Bland diet with plenty of water will work better. Caffeine is a stomach stimulant and may not work the best when sick.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Upset stomach: It's best to avoid solid foods when you have a stomach ache. Instead, you can calm that ache with liquids. Drink as much water as possible, particular ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience in Dentistry
Banana: Bananas soothe the stomach and counteracts acids that causes an upset stomach drink peppermint or ginger tea. Eat plain toast.
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