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Alcohol On An Empty Stomach
Yes it is: Alcohol is rapidly absored from the stomach unless there is food in the stomach. Rapid absorption leads to high blood levels which then flow through the liver which takes a bigger hit if the alcohl concentrations are higher. That is why most wise people eat a snack or cheese bites before drinking. Another safety factor is to drink at a slow pace, taking about one hour to finish one alcoholic drin ...Read more
Acid is released in stomach soon after eating on empty stomach. Does stomach also release acid upon drinking only water on empty stomach?
Can not control it: Acid is made in the stomach all the time. So do not worry about the effects of drinking/eating food. This is a physiological function which you can not control . The only thing that can stop it are antacids which can shut off the production of acid in people who have acid related symptoms like Heart burn from Acid reflux. Tell us more about your problem...what are you trying to do to your acidity? ...Read more
Depends on what for: Generally "GI cocktail" is antacid/anti-gas/numbing medicines. Taken when symptoms e.g. heartburn/dyspepsia occur, often to distinguish causes but not as long-term remedy - thus when taken depends more on when sxs than necessarily timing of meals. Would require MD followup esp w Gastroenterologist if persistent to assess causes. Happy to review the details in consultation, if further question ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No effect: Alcohol does not effect the GB. Rather in excess it effects sites it comes in contact with directly or indirectly. Here oral cavity lesions, esophageal lesions and gastriis are not uncommon. There is a secondary effect where patients who are alcoholic can develop severe pancreatitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I drank a carbonated soft drink on an empty stomach and my abdomen bloated. How to stop the bloating?
Self-cure: Just avoid anything that would cause you to be bloated like soft drinks, some fruits and vegetables...But be careful that the air in your stomach is not mainly swallowed air. ...Read more
It can be: yes it can because you have acid in your stomach all the time actually food will dilute some of the acid but food will stimulate the stomach to produce more acid the bottom line is yes it can happen you can use anti acid make sure you stay on medicine all the time not only when you are having heartburn or diluted with red vinegar if not better you better see a doctor for endoscopy to make sure yo ...Read more
Motrin puke: No. Does not make me puke but does in some of my patients. ...Read more
No: The calories you burn will relate to the amount of activity you do and how intensely you do it. If your stomach is extremely full you may find it limits your performance-you may get cramping or "side stitches." make sure you're appropriately fueled and hydrated, and for longer efforts (>60 min) consider taking in carbs as sports drink or gel during the workout to optimize performance. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: Eating anything past expiration date can upset your stomach! ...Read more
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