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Do Tums Make You Constipated
If eaten in excess.: If eaten one cup per serving, cherries prevent diarrhea and constipation. Eating too many cherries can cause stomach upset. Cherries contain quercetin, a flavonoid giving antioxidant protection against free radicals, but in excess it can produce nausea and vomiting. A serious concern should also be the pesticide intake, unless the cherries are organic. ...Read more
Flatulence problem?: Flatulence neither localizes your problem to small or large bowel, nor indicates severity or cause. You have described a gut that may be dysfunctional due to infection, sibo, motility problems, inflammation, ibs, ischemic disease, maldigestion, sphincter problem, or food intolerance. If the latter check low fod-mapdiet restrictions: stanfordhospital.Org/.../nutrition/dh-low-fodmap-diet-handout.Pdf. ...Read more
Possible: But what antibiotics are you talking about. Several may give some takers upper GI issues, some may alter intestinal bacterial flora and create problems in that fashion. Tell us what drugs you are referring to. ...Read more
Power of probiotics: Antibiotic use is usually associated with eliminating "good bacteria" dr your colon which then may promote overgrowth of other opportunistic bacteria. These produce gas as they consume micronutrients in the colonic lumen. The easy solution us to take probiotics along with antibiotics and also take antibiotics judiciously only if there're is a true evidence of a bacterial infection as indicated ...Read more
That is possible: But the helicobacter infection is a better cause, and hydrocodone has the capacity to produce nausea. Sounds as if you might want to see a GI doctor (or if you have, follow their suggestions). Do see a professional for depression. This has become increasingly treatable in recent years. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sure, pls consider: Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts & peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions, & up to 15 million Americans suffer from food allergies. Short of a true allergic reaction, too much of a good food is not necessarily a good thing. If you ate peanuts to excess, sure you could get constipated. ...Read more
Why is acid reflux causing me constipation and a lot of burping ? Can you advice me any cure ? I am taking Tums (calcium carbonate) by the way. Negative for hpylori.
Am i pregnant?Unprotected sex 2 months ago. Had 2 periods, neg. Tests been having digestion issues constipation, diarrrhea, burning tum & never hungry
My father in law is having diarrhea n constipation after chemo on Friday is it safe to take Tums (calcium carbonate) he has cll?
I take stool softeners to deal with my constipation. The result is too many trips to the bathroom. I was told to take tums (calcium carbonate). I am not sure it works.?
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?
Persistent constipation after taking prescription antacids. Remained long after quitting. What's the cure?
Laxative foods/bev: Calcium carbonate is an ingredient in many antacids. Aluminum also does the same. Magnesium is more of a laxative and that is why many liquid laxatives mix aluminum and magnesium to balance the constipation/diarrhea effects of both. Stick to adding more fruits, veggies, juices, water to enhance softer bowel movements. If you do fiber-fill up with more fluids1. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can antacids cause constipation? I took one yesterday and since then my poops feel incomplete and i have to strain
I have permanent indigestion/heartburn which i treat with OTC antacids, alternating constipation & diarhea, constant l/back ache. What could it be?
Ulcer: Late ulcer symptoms include those you have listed. ...Read more
Got constipated taking too much calcium carbonate, took prune juice and castor oil, feeling somewhat better, how long will my abdomen be bloated?
Calcium: Calcium tends to constipate people and thus I usually advise people to take magnesium to counteract this effect along with vit D3 to help absorb the calcium. You will likely be bloated as long as you remain constipated. Question is why did you start taking calcium in the first place. If that was for heartburn, reflux may be a cause for bloating as well. ...Read more
Have dull pain in upper abdomen that feels like bloating but it's lasted for 3 days. Fairly persistent. Antacid does not help and not constipated. ?
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