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A 34-year-old member asked:

i ate some questionable food. my stomach hurts now. what could it be? would tums (calcium carbonate) help?

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Dr. Farshad Fani Marvasti
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Stomach indigestion: You may have indigestion or acid reflux or a food allergy or early food poising symptoms from what you ate. You can always try tums, zantac, (ranitidine) Prilosec or any other over the counter acid reflux medications which could be helpful. If you notice this recurring with a pattern you should talk to your doctor.

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Last updated Feb 17, 2017

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