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Is there anything other than going to a hospital to get rid of stomach pain caused by a large overdose of aspirin?

Is there anything other than going to a hospital to get rid of stomach pain caused by a large overdose of aspirin?

It would be silly: For anyone here to tell you of a home remedy. There are many side effects of overdose of Aspirin including ulcer and bleeding, kidney problem and acid-base disturbance, liver problem, etc. It would be devastating if we tell you not to go to the hospital, and please do so. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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I think my unintended weight loss, stomach pain and loss of appetite may be caused by Plavix, (clopidogrel) which I've been taking for 7 months after a heart attack and a DES in LAD. I was already taken off Aspirin. What should I do?

I think my unintended weight loss, stomach pain and loss of appetite may be caused by Plavix, (clopidogrel) which I've been taking for 7 months after a heart attack and a DES in LAD. I was already taken off Aspirin. What should I do?

Drug effect: Though possible, given recent published data you should stay on dual antiplatelet agents for up to 3 years after such a stent, fortunately there are a variety of drug options available, As stopping aspirin did not apparently resolve your symptoms then you should go back to it, see your cardiologist re other drug options.Also, it is CRITICAL that other causes of weight loss be fully evaluated by an MD ...Read more

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Can I take aspirin to relieve stomach pain?

Can I take aspirin to relieve stomach pain?

No: Find out cause for stomach pain — I found the best one is by biotics called hpf formula which has many herbs to rid of h. Pylori infection the next one that works well is bromelain even if it is ulcer this heals. ...Read more

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After taking aspirin I am vomiting and have extreme stomach pain, what could this be?

Pill gastritis: Aspirin, especially un-coated ones, can be very irritating to an empty stomach, and can cause nausea/vomiting and pain. You should eat or drink with aspirin, and consider the "enteric-coated" types. Also, use the lowest mg recommended for your condition (81 or 162 if don't require 324mg). If pain comes on, antacid should stop. If not, ask your dr. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have stomach pain and vomiting for hours after taking aspirin?

What should I do if I have stomach pain and vomiting for hours after taking aspirin?

Stop med: You should stop the Aspirin and see your doctor. The Aspirin is likely causing isses with your stomach that may or not be serious in nature. ...Read more

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I took Zoloft (sertraline) and aspirin 81. I have stomach pain for the last six hours. Should I call a doctor?

Never ignore: Stomach pain. I suggest a thorough medical exam. Zoloft (sertraline) can cause some nausea and stomach upset and aspirin, although a low dose can be irritating. ...Read more

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After taking painkiller for migraine fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) I have really bad stomach pain. How do I treat it?

After taking painkiller for migraine fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) I have really bad stomach pain. How do I treat it?

Stop taking med: So you want to take a drug to stop side effect of another drug? Why not just stop taking 1st drug? In the case of migraines, find another option that doesn't cause stomach aches (possibly due to aspirin). Chat w/your family doc about options. Check out http://alvinblin.blogspot.com/2012/04/evidence-based-migraine-prevention.html for prevention options. ...Read more

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Stomach pain, I take aspirin 81mg, Lexapro 20mg, Xanax .25mg, as needed, and Zyprexa 2.5 mg. Could meds be causing my discomfort? How can I remedy?

Stomach pain, I take aspirin 81mg, Lexapro 20mg, Xanax .25mg, as needed, and Zyprexa 2.5 mg. Could meds be causing my discomfort? How can I remedy?

Yes: But I suspect that there may be something else such gastritis, ulcer, or reflux. Aspirin is known to cause stomach problem for some people and thus you should stop it for a few days to see if this helps -even though the dose is quite small, it won't hurt. ...Read more

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Can one take Aspiring if he/she has erosive gastritis? Have been taking Plavix for Xience V stent for 7 months now, constant stomach pain, taken off aspirin 3.5 m ago, no change. Also, Protonix (pantoprazole) 20mg a day.

Can one take Aspiring if he/she has erosive gastritis? Have been taking Plavix
for Xience V stent for 7 months now, constant stomach pain, taken off aspirin 3.5 m ago, no change. Also, Protonix (pantoprazole) 20mg a day.

Yes.: Aspirin can cause erosive gastritis in some people. If you were told to stop it, don't start it again. Also, don't take ibuprofen, or naprosyn. Call your doctor about the best meds for you to take and in what dosage for pain If you have persistent pain not responding to Protonix (pantoprazole) also call your doc for help. If dizziness, increasing pain, fever, vomiting, blood in stool (black or red) to ER. ...Read more

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What causes abdominal pain after a large overdose of aspirin?

What causes abdominal pain after a large overdose of aspirin?

Stomach injury: Both the chemistry of Aspirin and perhaps its effects on the little blood vessels (my sources vary) injury the mucosa of the stomach. You can get yourself bleeding by doing this. If you just took a fistful of Aspirin and are sick now, please phone your personal physician. Please do not take any medication except as advised. A not-so-'large overdose' of Acetaminophen can kill you. ...Read more

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A 50 year-old woman has unexplained weight loss and abdominal pain with no apparent cause.....?

Weight loss: I understand your concern.
Follow through with physicians and specialists for possible Diagnosis of Hyperthyroidism, Diabetes, Peptic ulcer, Chronic Pancreatitis, Crohn’s disease, Malabsorption, Hepatitis or Cancer.
See Psychiatrist for depression with painful feelings due to stresses of relationship, marriage, separation, parenting, lack of support from family and unresolved conflicts. ...Read more

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Can we use aspirin for abdominal pain?

Can we use aspirin for abdominal pain?

Best not to: Abdominal pain can be due to ulcers. Aspirin can cause ulcers. ...Read more

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Stomach pains after taking baby asprin and bystolic (nebivolol) for several months. Now causing constipation anything I can do?

Stomach pains after taking baby asprin and bystolic (nebivolol) for several months. Now causing constipation anything I can do?

See your physician: Take Aspirin on full stomach. Constipation is an unusual side effect for the medications listed. See your physician to discuss further. ...Read more

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Does enteric coated aspirin cause stomach upsets?

Does enteric coated aspirin cause stomach upsets?

It can: The enteric coated offers some protection, but it still depends on the sensitivity of your stomach lining to Aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatories like Ibuprofen found in Motrin and advil (ibuprofen). For a detailed discussion of pros and cons of aspirin, please see my blog at http://mdprevent. Blogspot. Com/2013/02/dr-oz-and-asprin-is-he-being. Html. ...Read more

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Is it true aspirin can cause your stomach to perforate?

Is it true aspirin can cause your stomach to perforate?

Low risk: Aspirin can cause erosions in the stomach leading to ulcers. Untreated ulcers can perforate over time but this requires a great deal of neglect of what would by that time be very obvious symptoms. Aspirin is one of the most commonly used, over the counter drugs, and if there was much risk of this happening, it would already be in all the newspapers. ...Read more

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Will taking a 81mg. Aspirin a day cause damage to your intestines or stomach. I started on them myself, docs.never told me to go off of them.

It is possible: But your physician will need to weigh the benefit of aspirin therapy vs any problems as a rule 81mg of aspirin is beneficial and not harmful ...Read more

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Can jalapenos cause stomach pain?>

Sometimes: Hot peppers contain a substance which can cause GI issues. ...Read more

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What would cause upper stomach pain?

What would cause upper stomach pain?

Many possibilities: A person with tummy pain between the belly button and the bottom of the rib cage can have a variety of problems. An examination is needed, unless the person is young and healthy, and the pain is mild and resolves quickly. Possible causes may be: stomach acid problems, reflux symptoms, pancreatitis, gall stone related problems, liver inflammation, abdominal muscle strains, some sort of hernia, etc. ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more