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Sudden nausea out of nowhere throughout the day, only waiting it out helps. Tums don't help. Waking up in the night sometimes, what are the causes?

Sudden nausea out of nowhere throughout the day, only waiting it out helps. Tums don't help. Waking up in the night sometimes, what are the causes?

Rule out pregnancy: There are many, many causes of nausea. In women with nausea, the first and easiest thing to check is whether you are pregnant. Vitamins and birth control pills can cause nausea. If it is persisting more than a few days, see your doctor for a check up. ...Read more

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Treating Nausea & Vomiting (Checklist)

See your doctor to diagnose reason for nausea
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Avoid anything that aggravates nausea
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Take prescribed treatment carefully
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The past 4 or 5 days i've been experiencing nausea and headaches when i eat. Tums and Zantac don't help, and it is worse at night. Help? Not pregnant

The past 4 or 5 days i've been experiencing nausea and headaches when i eat. Tums and Zantac don't help, and it is worse at night. Help? Not pregnant

Nausea, headaches: There are many possibilities. You may have an infection or reaction to something you are using or substance you are taking or exposed to. Best to see your doctor for a check up about this problem. ...Read more

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Heartburn. .indigestion. .nausea.. stomach gas and then I vomit EVERYTIME its time for bed.. water helps alittle.. (33wks) takes Zofran & tums.. help!

Heartburn. .indigestion. .nausea.. stomach gas and then I vomit EVERYTIME its time for bed.. water helps alittle.. (33wks) takes Zofran & tums.. help!

Elevate bed: Elevate the head of your bed. Avoid spivey foods and caffeine. Simethicone can help. Frequent small meals but nothing for about 3 hours before bed. All of these can help and remember that it will end and will all be worth it when you are holding that beautiful baby. ...Read more

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Treating Nausea & Vomiting (Checklist)

Eat saltines
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Drink ginger ale
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Avoid solid foods; eat soup instead
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Stay hydrated
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Does Tums treat nausea?

Does Tums treat nausea?

Tums –: Tums (Calcium Carbonate) is indicated for the treatment of indigestion, stomach upset & heart burn (as well as calcium deficiency). However, some people report that it helped with their nausea. ...Read more

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What is better for nausea Tums or pepto?

What is better for nausea Tums or pepto?

Nausea: Indications for Tums is Tums indigestion, heart burn & calcium deficiency. Indications for Pepto Bismol is indigestion, heartburn, nausea, diarrhea & upset stomach. Pepto Bismol is more likely to impact nausea. ...Read more

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Treating Nausea & Vomiting (Checklist)

Take Zofran 8 mg
3x day
Drink lots of clear fluids
6x day
Rest as much as possible
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Dr. John Fordtran
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Calcium Carbonate (Definition)

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Tums (Definition)

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

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