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can lying on one side relieve a stomach ache?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: If the pain is caused by gas trapped behind a turn, repositioning often helps.
Answered on Jul 31, 2016
Dr. Steve Kagan
30 years experience Vascular Surgery
Maybe: Your stomach empties to the left...That's why laying on your left side can ease some types of stomach aches.
Answered on Feb 24, 2018
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