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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
505 Doctors shared insights

Upset Stomach (Overview)

An upset stomach is the sensation that one has nausea or discomfort in the mid abdomen. This can be a chronic problem or resolve promptly.


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Can chistocondrities cause your esophugus to hurt or cause upset Stomach?

Can chistocondrities cause your esophugus to hurt or cause upset Stomach?

Not likely: Costochondritis is an inflammation of the joints between the sternum (breastbone) and the ribs. The area is generally tender to the touch And should have no effect on the esophagus. Any nausea could be secondary to pain or from pain medication. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
505 Doctors shared insights

Upset Stomach (Overview)

An upset stomach is the sensation that one has nausea or discomfort in the mid abdomen. This can be a chronic problem or resolve promptly.


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I keep getting hot flashes & a upset stomach/nausea what does this mean and what can I do?

I keep getting hot flashes & a upset stomach/nausea what does this mean and what can I do?

Incomplete history: You may have a stomach virus with a fever. Do you any other symptoms such as diarrhea? It is important to keep yourself hydrated. If symptoms persist beyond a few days or gets worse see a medical practitioner for evaluation ...Read more

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Treating the Stomach Flu (Checklist)

See a doctor if you are vomiting/defecating uncontrollably
Once
Hydrate yourself to keep up with fluid loss; water is best
Daily
Practice good hand washing to help prevent the spread of stomach viruses
Daily
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What are some ways to treat an upset stomach and diarrhea caused by stress?

What are some ways to treat an upset stomach and diarrhea caused by stress?

Less stress?: Seriously unless you can go live on an island with palm trees, diet changes, less caffeine, less foods that bother you, and otc medications like pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) or complete relief, which is peppermint oil are a good start. If no improvement get checked for h pylori which can be as simple as a blood test. This can cause chronic stomach issues. Good luck! ...Read more

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Was treated for chlamydia two weeks ago and have had an upset stomach and stools of mostly mucus since what is wrong?

Was treated for chlamydia two weeks ago and have had an upset stomach and stools of mostly mucus since what is wrong?

Abnl GU flora: The antibiotics have likely effected the bacterial flora in your GU system. Doing probiotics, like eating yogurt, should help. If it doesn't get better, you need to see you MD to make sure you don't have an infection (i.e. C Dificile) ...Read more

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Advice for treating an upset stomach?

Advice for treating an upset stomach?

Try ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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How do you cure an upset stomach?

How do you cure an upset stomach?

More specific please: "upset stomach" is not enough information to help you. Do you have nausea with/without vomiting, fullness, bloating, gassiness, pain (if so in what location (s)), bleeding, diarrhea/constipation/change in baseline bowel habits, tenderness, distension? Are you pregnant, have underlying disease, >60? ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of an upset stomach?

What do I do to get rid of an upset stomach?

It is hard to tell: The causes of upset stomach are numerous. The common once are acid reflux, drug, alcohol, tobacco, peptic ulcer disease, gastritis etc. If you have some of the habits try to have healthy life style to start with. ...Read more

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Every morning for the past couple of weeks, I wake up with an upset stomach however as the day progresses I feel much better. It doesn't happen every?

Every morning for the past couple of weeks, I wake up with an upset stomach however as the day progresses I feel much better. It doesn't happen every?

Constipation/GERD: Try avoiding different group of food for 2 weeks at a time. First milk and dairy product. And then gluten free diet. Also do not eat 3 hours before bed time. Add Probiotics for 1 month. Is yu are having heart burn, try Tums (calcium carbonate) before bed time and before each meal. And make sure you are moving your Bowels every day.
BRAT diet is another option ...Read more

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Can taking an antacid for upset stomach cause dizziness or trigger dizziness or vertigo?

Can taking an antacid for upset stomach cause dizziness or trigger dizziness or vertigo?

Antacid: Taking any medication can cause dizziness. Avoid foods that cause acid to increase in stomach, also avoid caffeine smoking and stress. Make sure you are drinking plenty of water, about half your body weight in ounces per day and exercise doing something that you like doing frequently. ...Read more

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I'm 10 weeks pregnant and I have so much saliva and it makes me get a upset stomach so I constantly just spit out to try avoid upset stomach. Cause?

I'm 10 weeks pregnant and I have so much saliva and it makes me get a upset stomach so I constantly just spit out to try avoid upset stomach. Cause?

Common: This, unfortunately, is a common side effect of pregnancy, increased salivation and nausea. You can talk to your doctor about prescription medications to help with nausea. In the meantime, you might want to try some ginger tea? ...Read more

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My child gets an upset stomach every time she eats, what should I do?

My child gets an upset stomach every time she eats, what should I do?

See pediatrician: There are multiple causes for upset stomach in a child but its usually not hard to figure out. Discuss all symptoms with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Why do I get an upset stomach everytime I eat?

Unsure: There are many causes for an upset stomach. Local causes may include:gastritis, celiac disease, ulcers, tumors and blockages. Non-local GI causes include:gallbladder disease, small or large bowel obstruction. Other causes include:central nervous system disorders. Medications can also cause this. Your dr should be able to help you find out your specific reason. ...Read more

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Upset stomach "what do I take? "

Upset stomach "what do I take? "

Try ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea / upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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How do you cure an upset stomach?

More specific please: "upset stomach" is not enough information to help you. Do you have nausea with/without vomiting, fullness, bloating, gassiness, pain (if so in what location (s)), bleeding, diarrhea/constipation/change in baseline bowel habits, tenderness, distension? Are you pregnant, have underlying disease, >60? ...Read more

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What is good for a upset stomach?

Try OTC Ranitadine: It's simply zantac (ranitidine). If this doesn't help, go see your doc. You may need prilosec. You also may need a workup and a GI referral. ...Read more

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How do you address an upset stomach?

How do you address an upset stomach?

Bland diet, fluids: A bland diet (no added spice, acidic foods, sugary, or salty). Some good foods are in the brat diet - bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast (unbuttered). Also, plenty of fluids. This will make sure you stay hydrated and get proper nutrients and calories. ...Read more

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Ginger is it good for upset stomach?

Ginger is it good for upset stomach?

Usually: Ginger, even in the form of ginger ale, is often soothing for an upset stomach. ...Read more

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Advice for treating an upset stomach?

Try ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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What can I eat with an upset stomach?

What can I eat with an upset stomach?

Try ginger: Ginger can reduce nausea & upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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What should I eat if an upset stomach?

What should I eat if an upset stomach?

Bland, BRAT: A bland diet (no added spice, acidic foods, sugary, or salty). Some good foods are in the brat diet - bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast (unbuttered). Also, plenty of fluids. This will make sure you stay hydrated and get proper nutrients and calories. ...Read more

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What causes a long term upset stomach?

What causes a long term upset stomach?

Nausea: There are many possible reasons for nausea. Please see this extensive list of possible causes of nausea by mayo clinic: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/nausea/my00572/dsection=causes. ...Read more

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How to help upset stomach due to pill?

How to help upset stomach due to pill?

Try ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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What causes an nervous / upset stomach?

What causes an nervous / upset stomach?

Adrenalin: When people are anxious, the brain initiates a "fight or flight" response--as though one is being physically threatened. Hormones in the bloodstream (and direct nervous system connections) cause many physical changes associated with survival. One is to try to empty the stomach. Sir laurence olivier had such bad stage fright he threw up before every performance! ...Read more

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What to eat on upset stomach--seven up?

What to eat on upset stomach--seven up?

Ginger ale (slightly: Flattened).The simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: sweet orange (citrus sinensis), peitigrain (citrus reticulata), mandarin (citrus reticulata) are different citrus scents that can v nausea. ...Read more

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What should one eat for an upset stomach?

Fluids, initially: First, clear liquids. If you can handle that, you can try eating what you feel hungry for, avoiding spicy and fatty foods. ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
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