A 41-year-old member asked:
how can i get rid of my stomach ache fast?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Erik Borncamp answered
24 years experience Wound care
Depends on cause: Many stomach aches will get better on their own with time. Gas pain, gallstone pain, reflux etc may last for 20 min to a couple hours and then resolve. Acid diseases (gastritis, gerd, ) may be temporarily relieved by Tums (calcium carbonate) etc. Any stomach ache that lasts longer than 3-4 hours or doesn't resolve with over the counter meds should be evaluated by your md.
Answered on Feb 18, 2015
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