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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Antacid (Definition)

Antacids are a kind of anti-ulcer drug (gastroenterology drug, common ...Read more


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Am i pregnant?Unprotected sex 2 months ago. Had 2 periods, neg. Tests been having digestion issues constipation, diarrrhea, burning tum & never hungry

Am i pregnant?Unprotected sex 2 months ago. Had 2 periods, neg. Tests been having digestion issues constipation, diarrrhea, burning tum & never hungry

Probably not: If you've had 2 negative tests there are probably other reasons why you feel this way. Just being nervous and anxious can throw your cycle off and cause digestion issues. I'd say follow up with your doctor soon ...Read more

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I have stomach spasms at night only when im trying to sleep. Also for 3 months I have bad gas/acid. Tums (calcium carbonate) works for a bit, docs say constipation? Why?

I have stomach spasms at night only when im trying to sleep. Also for 3 months I have bad gas/acid. Tums (calcium carbonate) works for a bit, docs say constipation? Why?

Check with doctor: It seems gastric or stomach related. Sometimes the mileu of the stomach gets out of whack. A liitle bacteria here a litlte hyperacidity there. A GI doctor could probably pin it down. Try it. ...Read more

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Is there an antacid that does not cause constipation?

Magnesium Hydroxide: Magnesium hydroxide(mylanta ) causes diarrhea in some and does not cause constipation. ...Read more

Dr. John Fordtran
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Calcium Carbonate (Definition)

Calcium carbonate is an antacid which is a kind of ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tums (Definition)

Tums is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more