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how can i get rid of a stomach ache quick?

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Dr. Kathleen Zabinski-kramer
30 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Depends on the cause: There are many causes for stomach aches. If it is first thing in the morning or after a heavy meal, it could be due to acid reflux, and therefore taking an antacid can help. You may also be constipated, in which case taking a laxative can help. Lactose intolerance can cause a stomach ache, and avoiding dairy products can help. Ginger ale- with the fizz taken out can, in genr4eal, help a stomach ac
Answered on Apr 6, 2016
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Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
OTC antacid: Probably any over-the-counter H2-blocker like Pepcid (famotidine) AC would work the quickest & best.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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