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could you take antacid for a growling stomache?

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Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Pediatrics 44 years experience
YES: IT MAY HELP
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: It would certainly be fine to try this, but excess acid may not be the cause. If it does not work try looking at your diet and seeing if specific foods (like dairy) set off the growling.
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Yes.: You can try it. If the antacids help temporarily, then your problem is related to stomach acid. Good luck.

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