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Why does coffee make my stomach upset?

Why does coffee make my stomach upset?

Coffee; stomach: Coffee has acids that can irritate stomach (especially one already irritated); caffeine can exacerbate acid reflux. May have gastritis (irritated/inflamed stomach) or peptic ulcer or acid reflux. Can try otc antacids or h2 blocker like zantac (ranitidine) or proton pump inhibitor like Prilosec or prevacid, but should see doc if stomach irritation persists. http://www.coffeeresearch.org/science/sourmain.htm. ...Read more

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Why does ibuprofen make my stomach upset?

Why does ibuprofen make my stomach upset?

NSAIDs can do this: Ibuprofen is type of NSAID (non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug). All of these can cause stomach upset. You can minimize it by taking it after you eat a meal. Some people are unable to take these medications due to stomach upset. Some people find that one type of NSAID is easier to tolerate than another or switch to acetaminophen (tylenol), which does not usually have this as a side effect. ...Read more

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Does drinking water on an empty stomach(after fasting) upsets the stomach?

Does drinking water on an empty stomach(after fasting) upsets the stomach?

No: That is actually good to do. Too much water though can cause pain. So don't drink like 1 L or more, just a normal glass or two of water. ...Read more

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Why does green tea upset my stomach?

Why does green tea upset my stomach?

Agree w Dr. Ho: Additionally - if you drink too much (especially too much green tea extract) it can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea & abdominal cramps. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol on an empty stomach cause diarrhea?

Does drinking alcohol on an empty stomach cause diarrhea?

Enter an answer sum: This is not a typical consequence of alcohol use but might occur in a patient with ibs. ...Read more

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Does sorbitol cause an upset stomach?

Does sorbitol cause an upset stomach?

Dose dependant: A small dose of sorbitol will likely cause no stomach upset, while a large dose that causes a laxative effect may cause a lot of stomach upset. ...Read more

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Why does watermelon cause an upset stomach?

Why does watermelon cause an upset stomach?

Practically everyone: Has some food intolerance, & may include such innocuous ingestants as water (or watermelon). Reference: elaine shimberg, "relief from ibs".Avoid foods that bother you, but best to examine whole diet, keep a food diary, & try to correlate your upset stomach with intake of any foods & other variables. ...Read more

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Can drinking sprite settle your stomach?

Can drinking sprite settle your stomach?

Slightly flattened : Ginger ale is more likely to help than sprite. Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; stomach upset is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Why does changing water upset my stomach?

Do not know: Question is do you have any other problems like GERD= Reflux, or gastritis, or Ulcer, or IBS, Or may be you are sensitive to some type of food. Oh if you are used to only certain type of Filtered water and suddenly used Tap hard water, you may feel upset. ...Read more

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Help! could strong caffeinated coffee cause stomach upsets?

Yes: Caffeine in the coffee can cause stimulation of smooth muscles which are found throughout the gastrointestinal trace. This may lead to a cramping sensation. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt so bad after drinking Diet Pepsi?

Why does my stomach hurt so bad after drinking Diet Pepsi?

Why drink it then?: I can think of lots of reasons why you may be experiencing an adverse reaction to a carbonated beverage that contains multiple chemicals (artificial flavors, coloring, and sweeteners). May I suggest you try drinking water, and assessing your response. My answer then becomes quite different if your stomach pain is limited to Diet Pepsi or is generalized to all liquids and ingestants. ...Read more

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Can soda help an upset stomach or a bloated stomach?

Can soda help an upset stomach or a bloated stomach?

Slightly flattened : Ginger ale. Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Does diarrhea hurt your intestines?

Does diarrhea hurt your intestines?

It is not uncommon: To experience abdominal pain when you have diarrhea (but it doesn't always cause pain). ...Read more

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Can probiotics make your stomach and bowels upset?

Can probiotics make your stomach and bowels upset?

Yes: Probiotic formulations vary and should have different types of "good" bacteria that are found in healthy intestines. But each person is different and has a unique balance of many kinds of bacteria, not just those few found in probiotic formulations. Adding probiotics can help correct a deficiency, but if there wasn't a problem to begin with, a short term imbalance might be created, causing upset. ...Read more

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Can deplin upset your stomach?

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Can deplin upset your stomach?

Deplin: Sure, for some with sensitive stomach. Recommend taking with food. ...Read more