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Can nasal drip cause stomach problems?

Can nasal drip cause stomach problems?

Yes: Post-nasal drip from viruses, allergies, and bacterial sinusitis can go down the back of the throat and cause frequent throat clearing, cough, bad breath, and nausea when it goes into the stomach. Sometimes acid-reducers can help but the best approach is to target the drip with saline rinses, steroid sprays, and antihistamines. With continued symptoms, evaluation by an allergist or ENT can help. ...Read more

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Headache . Stuffed nose. Sore throat and ears hurting. Very tired. Congested. And stomach problems feel weak and I am experiencing these symptoms?

Headache . Stuffed nose. Sore throat and ears hurting. Very tired. Congested. And stomach problems feel weak and I am experiencing these symptoms?

Headache and sore throat: This could be caused by either a bacterial or viral infection. The abdominal pain is often present in those with streptococcal tonsillitis. You should see your physician as your physical exam is very important in making the appropriate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can whisky drinking cause stomach problems?

Can whisky drinking cause stomach problems?

Really?#%: Alcohol is very irritating to the stomach as anyone who have vomited from drinking too much. I know we are prudes across the pond but you Europeans have a misguided notion of what is acceptable drinking. ...Read more

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Does dipping tobacco cause stomach problems?

Does dipping tobacco cause stomach problems?

Dipping Tobacco Bad: Saliva leaches the nicotine out of the "dipping" tobacco & decreases blood flow to the oral, esphogeal & stomach mucous membranes. This mucosa becomes more permeable to the 200+ cancer producing chemicals in tobacco. If you drink alcohol, the alcohol it extracts the chemicals enhancing their penetration into the mucosa. Stop if you can, or get help to stop. ...Read more

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Sinus problems, can they cause stomach problems?

Sinus problems, can they cause stomach problems?

Sinus and stomach: Hello. You pose an interesting question. If there is excessive PND and this is being swallowed a gastritis could occur causing nausea and pain. The lymph nodes in the neck and abdomen are sometimes activated with an infection such as a sinusitis. This is called mesenteric adenitis. Finally gerd can trigger nasal and sinus inflammation thus linking the sinuses and stomach. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How can I know if my stomach problems are caused by gluten intolerance?

How can I know if my stomach problems are caused by gluten intolerance?

Start with testing: Simple blood tests can confirm or exclude gluten sensitivity. If the findings are negative, you can stop there and explore other possibilities.If positive, there is much variability in the problem and further tests may be needed to help management.Since other important disorders can be found in gluten sensitive patients, self diagnosis by avoiding gluten should not be considered safe. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics still cause stomach problems days after I have finished the 10 day supply?

Can antibiotics still cause stomach problems days after I have finished the 10 day supply?

Yes: Don't know what particular problems you may be referring to, but the answer is complicated and best left by saying "Yes". Be more specific in your followup question and perhaps can help more. ...Read more

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Can my stomach problems be caused by sucking a lot of sugarfree polo mints.. Ingredient sorbitol?

Can my stomach problems be caused by sucking a lot of sugarfree polo mints.. Ingredient sorbitol?

SORBITOL SIDE EFFECT: Yes it may be, sorbitol is notorious for causing frequent bowel moments and IBS like symptoms. If symptoms resolve after stopping that is a good thing. You should still followup with your doctor and get baseline colonoscopy. If you have symptoms above your navel an endoscopy may be warranted, especially if symptoms persist off sorbitol. ...Read more