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Gastroenteritis Pain In Pit Of Stomach
My voice is hoarse and it is very painful to swallow anything after throwing up yesterday from stomach flu. What caused it how long would it last?
Stomach acid: Vomiting causes the contents of the stomach to be regurgitated back up the esophagus, into the throat and mouth. The stomach contains a fair amount of acid in order to help digest food. When you vomit, this acid comes up as well, and vomiting repeatedly can irritate the esophagus and throat, which is likely what you are experiencing. Time will help but can try an anesthetic like chloraseptic too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had Acut Gastroenteritis, admitted 5 days on IV, now discharged, 1mth passed, still feel tired, back pain, by mere touch of stomach pain is there?
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Diagnosed with Gastroenteritis two days ago. Frequent diarrhea and bad stomach cramps. Prescribed anaspaz, not doing much. In severe pain. What to do?
Try probiotics...: Try adding a good quality probiotic of at least 50 billion cfu and a large variety of bacterial organisms. This will aid in repopulating the gut with healthy bacteria needed for proper function. If it continues consult with a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Would tylenol be effective for stomach pain from food poisoning/gastroenteritis? The pain feels constant, not cramping. If not what would? Can't sleep
Are you sure?: This pain may not be what you think it is, and it would be better for you to write a list of all your symptoms and the times and relationships to other events (food, positioning, stools, etc.) and take it with you to a doctor and be examined. This pain is disturbing as you describe it and seems as if it deserves further attention. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
I discovered this past sunday, i came down with gastroenteritis. As of this morning, my stomach feels a litte better, but i spen I am a 58 year old male.
Acute : Acute gastroenteritis usually lasts about 7 days, with the symptoms progressively improving over the course. If you are starting to feel better then you are on your way to a full recovery. Make sure you maintain adequate hydration and eat a bland diet until you are completely better. If your symptoms return or worsen consult your doctor. ...Read more
Fluid replacement: There is no "cure"for a viral gastroenteritis. The important thing is to keep up with fluid losses--usually staring with small volumes of fluid and increasing as tolerated. Food and fluid if diarrhea is the problem. If that does not work, IV fluids may be needed, or an anti-emetic, such as zofran. ...Read more
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