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Not really: antiacids, can actually delay digestion, as acid helps to break down food and nutritents. ...Read more
Stomach is hard and pain at top of stomach. Feel nauseaus. Had it for 3 days.indigestion and antacid tablets providing no relief.what could this be?
Get indigestion acid vapour
in neck when lying in bed PPI and Antacid dont work.1 specimen stool test trivial
Trace blood in result Dr said its Normal?
True: Particularly depending on the method of testing stool for blood, it can be normal to have a sma.ll positive. However, it is tested for a reason and should not be ignored. Indigestion that does not improve with medicine needs to be evaluated with endoscopy to look for inflammation or lesions. Be sure to avoid nsaids and talk to your doctor also about ruling out H. pylori infection. ...Read more
It neutralises acid: The hearburn is caused by acid reflux, meaning the acid which is normally present in the stomach finds its way in the esophagus and thereby causing heartburn.So by taking antacid you neutralize the acid and that reduces the amount of acid in stomach and it is unable to come in the esophagus.You can achieve that also by acid suppression by meds like ranitidin or omeprazole. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Poor digestion, : Avoid fried food, avoid fast foods, avoid fatty foods- they all increase stomach acid and contribute to dyspepsia. Avoid caffeine in coffee, tea, colas, and other beverages, caffeine is a stomach irritant. Also avoid alcohol, and certain medications such as alleve and ibuprofen, advil ( called non steroidal anti inflammatory medications) they also irritate the stomach lining. ...Read more
Few suggestions...: Indigestion is commonly a symptom of acid reflux which is the back flow of stomach contents into the esophagus. Its triggered by many factors. Avoidance may be achieved by: eating slower or eating less; eliminating caffeine, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, mints, tomato sauces, citrus, carbonated drinks; lose weight if needed; avoid bending over or laying down after eating. Good luck! ...Read more
Often for many folks: Stress indicates that your system believes there is a demand, or some danger that you are confronted with. Your body then goes into a kind of fight or flight mode. It sends energy to your muscles for action and takes it away from the gut where digestion is underway. The result can be digestive problems. Learn more about stress effects at http://drmiller.Com/learningcenter/stressmanagement/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Beans / indigestion: Beans contain a relatively large quantity of indigestible starches. Local gut bacteria feast on these substances and produce gas which distends your intestines causing pain and flatulence. Supplying enzymes (alpha gactosidase - "Beano") at the time of bean ingestion breaks down those starches and reduces discomfort and gas. ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain: Medical term is dyspepsia. Multiple causes medication induced from nsaid's (motrin Aleve (naproxen) asprin type products) or bacteria infection called helicobacter pylori and many other less common causes in a otherwise healthy person. Problem is usually self limiting with over the counter treatments, however, if persists would seek care from a medical provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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