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Do Tums Help Nausea
Indegestion, heartburn, and nausea getting worse. Have it every day most of day;for 3 days. Taken tums not helping very much?
GI upset: A simple way to v nausea is w Ginger. You can drink nibble on crystallized ginger or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: Sweet Orange (Citrus Sinensis), Peitigrain (Citrus reticulata), Mandarin (Citrus reticulata) are different citrus scents that can v nausea. If sx's persist or you develop significant abdominal pain ...Read more
Having nausea side-effect with Lexapro (escitalopram) even if taken with food. Can I take Tums or another antacid to address?
N: That is a good first choice of tx. Make sure you feel completely normal before retaking it. ...Read more
Sudden nausea out of nowhere throughout the day, only waiting it out helps. Tums (calcium carbonate) 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
I am 15 weeks pregnant and I was just wondering if tums could potentionally help with the nausea associated with pregnancy? I've tried so many things,
Is it safe for my husband to take tums/prilosec/antacids while on ondansetron for nausea? Can you suggest a sleep aide as well?
Yes: Yes. It is safe. As for difficulty sleeping it depends on the cause of insomnia. Difficulty falling asleep is often due due to anxiety, while early awakening is often due to depression. Go to >http://bit. Ly/1BBVVRw http://bit. Ly/1H64Naf I think these sites will be helpful for your husband ...Read more
If I took tums for reflux 10 min ago, can I take 8mg Zofran for my nausea (prescribed by doc). Will the tums prevent absorption or something?
No: They don't interact, good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications ...Read more
Took cipro then monurol but I still have uti symptoms. Cultured for cipro to work. I am allergic to cipro. Took tums for nausea. Next? RX? Uro?
Why do I get nausea every night? Me and my body are getting tired of having to take pepto bismol or Tums (calcium carbonate) to deal with it, just to sleep. : (
Gastritis or GERD: I suspect you may have either gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining) or gerd (gastroesophageal reflux disease or acid reflux). Diet (caffeine, chocolate, alcohol), tobacco, medications (ibuprofen for example), and infections (h. Pylori) can all be possible causes for the inflammation. I would suggest you see your primary care doctor to discuss symptoms and possible treatment options. ...Read more
The past 4 or 5 days I've been experiencing nausea and headaches when I eat. Tums and Zantac (ranitidine) 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
Luq abd pain with persistent nausea x6d, unrelieved by Bentyl, Gasx, tums, and Pepto-Bismol relief with rest and pressure to the abdomen?
LUQ: Discomfort in this region of the abdomen can be due to gaseous trapping in the splenic flexure of the colon, but that wouldn't persist more than a day. Diverticulitis in that part of the colon is unusual. The presence of nausea points toward a stomach or pancreatic origin. I recommend a consultation with a gastroenterologist. Appropriate tests will be done in order to make a diagnosis and treat yo ...Read more
Nausea before and after eating, terrible acid, nighttime vomiting. Tums (calcium carbonate) useless, famotidine helps a little. It's been weeks. Help?
Check gallbladder: You should see your doctor. I would most likely start with an ultrasound of the gallbladder. ...Read more
Nausea when eating certain foods. Feels like grease being poured into my stomach. No other symptoms. Taking tums with very little relief. GERD or Gastritis? Also get discomfort between shoulder blade. Gallbladder been ruled out.
Having acid reflux? Past 1-2 weeks. Burning acid rolls up chest to bottom of throat all day. Nausea after meals. Tums do not help. Should I go to dr?
Take antacids: Acid reflux is relatively easy condition to treat. But you need to know (read up) about the various medicines which are useful. Tums is too old fashioned as it works only for a very short time. More modern drugs like Zantac, Pepcid or Prilosec work much better and provide relief for 12 to 24 hours. They are available over the counter but in half strength...so take 2 pills at a time. ...Read more
I have a dull pain in my upper abdomen indigestion, nausea and feeling of fullness. Have tried Maalox, tums, (calcium carbonate) Pepto bismuth, all to no avail.
Reflux: Try taking Prilosec over the counter. Avoid spicy food and limit caffein intake. If symptoms worse advise to see a physician ...Read more
Heartburn.. indigestion.. nausea. Stomach gas and then I vomit EVERYTIME its time for bed. Water helps alittle. (33wks) takes Zofran (ondansetron) & tums. Help!
Light brown/yellowish stool for week or so, indigestion, pain in lower stomach, nausea, pain in sides, have acid reflux, been taking Tums (calcium carbonate) frequently, some pain in upper & lower back, pain in neck.
Need to be examined: Sounds like you have several problems and I doubt they are all related. I could give you a list of all the possible causes of any of your complaints but it won't be helpful. A physician would listen to your complaints, take a history of past medical problems and ask you numerous pointed questions to point towards a diagnosis. He would then examen you. All of which we cannot do here on HT. ...Read more
Can acid reflux and nausua, with stomach pain be something bad? No medacine will help! Taken tums, (calcium carbonate) pepdobizmo, omeprazol, promethazine. What do I do 2night
Time to seek help: C ur doctor or a gastroenterologist for a proper work up. ...Read more
3 weeks ago after big meal felt nauseas. Has continued since so took antacids. Still feel symptoms. Alcohol makes it worse the following day.
Acid reflux symptoms worsening along with consistent nausea and burning, antacids do not help. What could this be?
GERD: Gastro esophageal reflux disease can cause acidic stomach contents to come back up into your mouth-- especially when lying down or after getting up from lying down. This can occur after eating large meal or related to sudden weight gain. If severe please see md. There are stronger medications to reduce the amount of acid- rather than just neutralize acid with antacids... ...Read more
Wake up to epigastric pain 2-4am every night w/ nausea, cold sweats. Neither bentyl (dicyclomine) nor antacids relieves the pain. All blood tests normal. Advice pls?
Possible diagnosis: With localized pain and a repeating pattern of pain a hernia, versus several other problems are possible. As long as you are not febrile or vomiting, okay to mark the tender spot with ink pen and ask your doc to order abdominal ultrasound with attention to right upper quadrant and the abdominal wall at the spot. It may take additional diagnostic tests to reach diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
I used to have a problem with nausea/vomiting after eating. This stopped for several years, but lately seems to be happening again. Tonight, I had spicy food, and vomited, and there was a spot about the size of a quarter of bright red blood. OTC antacids
Vomiting: With a forceful vomiting episode you could have ruptured a blood vessel somewhere in your GI tract, where, I don't know. If it was a serious bleed, you would be in big trouble very quickly. Talk to your doc and see if you need further evaluation soon. ...Read more
I have had chronic nausea and belching for 8 weeks. No vomiting. No H. Pylori. No GERD. Antacids don't help. No gall pain. What could this be?
Have indigestion since yesterday with burning dull pain up to my chest. Nausea too. Its been steady and worsening. Antacids won't help. Just dull gnawing upper stomach ache and cold feeling in chest.
Dx severe GERD. Got high dose NSAIDS 2days ago, joint fracture. Now have bad chest\abd pain, nausea, hiccups, reflux. Antacids no help. GI bleed?
Bloody stool/vomit?: Do you have nausea/vomiting/Bloody vomit/black vomit/bloody stool/black stool? If you do, you definitely have a GI bleed. If you don't...??? you probably have gastric irritation from the high dose NSAIDS. You may need something stronger than Antacids...like Prilosec, Nexium, (esomeprazole) Prevacid.... See you doctor for help and treatment ...Read more
Feel sick to my stomach every time I eat meat even taking antacids as well as stomach - coating medication?
Get evaluated please: It's normal to be concerned about your health, and to worry why you feel bad. The possibilities are numerous--ranging from acid reflux (i.e., heartburn) or a peptic ulcer to pancreatic or biliary disease & even stress. Alarm signs include weight loss, bleeding, recurrent vomiting, significant tenderness. Whatever the cause, you're appropriately anxious about it and should seek help from a doctor. ...Read more
Taking levoflox750 once in night but feeling uneasiness short breath also nausea and dizziness should I take the medicine with antacid (once/twice day)?
Levofloxacin reactio: Levofloxacin is a long-acting antibiotic intended for once daily use. Like any medication, it can causes adverse effects--either intolerance or allergy. The reaction you describe is fairly severe, and I have particular concern about the shortness of breath, which is a serious symptom. If this is caused by the medication, then it is an allergic response and you shouldn't take any more. ...Read more
Woke up feeling like fire in stomach, pressure in chest and pain in back. Took antacid only fire lessened, nausea started more and more pain?
I've been feeling really sick for 4 days now. Nausea from morning until night, and a bit of diarrhea. I've tried tums (calcium carbonate) and pepto bismol, not helping.
Gastroenteritis.: This sounds like a case of acute gastroenteritis, either viral or food-borne. Typically these episodes last three to five days and are treated conservatively. Should this last longer than seven days, then you should certainly see a doctor locally for testing, just to make sure nothing else is going on. For now, fluids and lighter fare in the diet. ...Read more
Everything I eat = nausea. Have hiatal hernia. Had diarrhea, dehydrated, got IV fluids. Stomach hurts after eating. Took 1000mg Tums. Still pain. : (?
Gastroenteritis: Following a viral intestinal tract infection with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, it isn't unusual to develop a type of irritable bowel pattern with cramping and abdominal bloating. Post eating abdominal distress may indicate some residual gastritis. Avoid harsh roughage, caffeine and spicy foods. Take mylanta after meals. See your MD if significant abdominal discomfort persists. ...Read more
I have the stomach virus, with nausea (no vomiting) & diarrhea. I'm also on my period. What is the best remedies to get better? Will midol upset my Tum?
Stomach virus: Need more info, let's do 2nd opinion so we can figure this out. ...Read more
Went to bed with terrible stomach pain and nausea. I took two Tums and two extra strength Tylenol. I woke up at midnight still in terrible pain so I took 4 ibuprofen. Then I woke up at 2am and was still feeling miserable so I took a xanax. I fell back
No ibuprofen: Could be indigestion caused by increased acid in your digestive tract. Ibruprofen, naprosyn, (naproxen) advil- all of the class of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, would be the wrong choice for medication. Try alka selzer, baking soda or water or peptobismal. If persists, ER visit might be indicated as there might be something going on such as appendicitis or an acute problem in your abdomen. ...Read more