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Remedy for stomach upset?

Remedy for stomach upset?

Lots of options here: If its something minor and acute, a little Tums (calcium carbonate) or mylanta goes a long way! avoid dairy products for 12-24 hours may hasten healing process especially if your coming down with a stomach virus! chamomile teas are also a good choice and nothing beats grandmas chicken soups ! with so many causes comes so many treatments! hope yours is nothing serious ! regards! ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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What are the best home remedies for stomach ache, nausea, and heartburn?

Baking soda, ginger: Just a pinch of baking soda in a glass of water can help with heartburn and stomach ache. Ginger tea (mince up some fresh ginger root and steep it in boiled water for 5 minutes) can help with nausea. ...Read more

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Home remedies for an upset stomach due to gallstones?

Home remedies for an upset stomach due to gallstones?

Please Don't "Flush": The only home remedy that i know of is a "gallbladder flush": ingesting substances to cause significant contraction of the gb with the hope that the stones could be flushed into the intestines. Unfortunately, this is actually dangerous since the stones can get stuck in the bile duct & block the liver. Furthermore, even if successful, new ones will form. The best rx remains surgery. ...Read more

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Any good remedies for upset stomachs?

Any good remedies for upset stomachs?

Yes: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; an 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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Good home remedy for bloated stomach and loss of appetite?

Good home remedy for bloated stomach and loss of appetite?

Low FOD-MAP diet: May provide you food options which are "intestinally friendly" that fit your palate but reduce gassiness from colonic bacterial fermentation. Find the list at: http://www.ibsdiets.org/fodmap-diet/fodmap-food-list/ ...Read more

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Heartburn after having stomach flu, no vomiting only diarrhea, fever and aches. Tums (calcium carbonate) and organic vinager don't help. What would help the heartburn?

Heartburn after having stomach flu, no vomiting only diarrhea, fever and aches.  Tums (calcium carbonate) and organic vinager don't help.  What would help the heartburn?

Try an H2 blocker: Some people develop heartburn after a stomach flu even without vomiting, because the stomach flu may have caused gastroesophageal reflux, and irritation to the esophagus. I suggest try famotidine 20mg twice a day or ranitidine 150mg twice a day, both are over the counter. In addition, avoid alcohol, caffeine, cigarettes, large meals, and fatty meals. Also, Gaviscon tabs are a wonderful antacid. ...Read more

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What to drink for nausea and upset stomach?

What to drink for nausea and upset stomach?

Ginger: A simple way to v nausea is w ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Can Azo cause upset stomach and dirrehea?

Can Azo cause upset stomach and dirrehea?

Azo: Not sure what Azo is-can you put the full name of the drug or product you are using and how? ...Read more

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What can I take for stomach cramps, pain, vomiting, and diarrhea?

What can I take for stomach cramps, pain, vomiting, and diarrhea?

Gastroenteritis: It sounds like you may have gastroenteritis. You can take emetrol for the nausea and vomiting. It is best not to take anything to stop the diarrhea. These infections usually just last 24-48 hours. If it lasts longer than that, if you are not able to keep fluids down or if you have high fever you should see a doctor right away. The most important thing is staying well hydrated. ...Read more

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What should I take for upset stomach and diarrhea?

What should I take for upset stomach and diarrhea?

Depends: For those who have short-lived mild diarrhea, one may take kaopectate (kaolin and pectin) or peptobismol. Eat a bland diet and drink sips of fluid, preferably something with electrolytes (ex: pedialyte). However if one is throwing up, has 3 or more violent episodes of profuse watery diarrhea, is lightheaded; then that person may need go to the er as IV fluids may be needed +/- antibiotics, if found to be bacterial. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for nausea and diarrhea?

Can you suggest some home remedies for nausea and diarrhea?

Liquids/Brat/ Ginger: A simple way to reduce nausea & sometimes cramping 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. If stools are very liquidy you might need a clear liquid diet for a day or so before transitioning to brat diet. ...Read more

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What can I take for upset stomach and diarrhea while breastfeeding?

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What can I take for upset stomach and diarrhea while breastfeeding?

Diarrhea/breastfeed: Women who are breast-feeding should avoid drugs that contain bismuth, such as pepto-bismol. Imodium (loperamide) is probably safe. for mild upset stomach and diarrhea, the best approach is to keep drinking water and eat simple easy-to-digest foods such as the brat diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, toast). See a doctor if you are vomiting, having bloody diarrhea, fever or chills. ...Read more

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Why? every Time I eat I get nauseous and stomach upset no diarreah no vomiting what can cause this. Little constipation gas and bloating

Why? every Time I eat I get nauseous and stomach upset no diarreah no vomiting  what can cause this. Little constipation gas and bloating

Ginger/Lemon/Honey: There are many causes of abdominal pain/cramps, some benign such as heartburn or gastroenteritis and some more serious such as infections, cancers of the colon/rectum or inflammation of the colon (Colitis) such as Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease. See your Doctor/Proctologist for an exam and Colonoscopy/EGD. Check with your doctor about Ginger/Lemon/Honey tea! ...Read more

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Any remedies for being bloated and constipated and nausea ?

Any remedies for being bloated and constipated and nausea ?

Several: Teenage females with constipation, bloating and nauseous might have IBS of constipation type, with concern for lactose intolerance. After a physician exam such medications as Amatiza and medicinal cannabis might be considered. Joint Hypermobility Syndrome is sometimes associated with IBS. ...Read more

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Can tylenol (acetaminophen) and flu antibiotics cause stomach upset and diarrhea? I am having these medicines for flu.

Can tylenol (acetaminophen) and flu antibiotics cause stomach upset and diarrhea? I am having these medicines for flu.

DETAILS MATTER!!!!!: "Flu antibiotics"?????? When you submit this again with the exact names of all your meds then an answer is possible. "Stomach upset" is vague. Nausea, vomiting, pain, burning??? "Flu" is too vague. Antibiotics vary widely but all are likely to cause nausea, diarrhea, etc. Antibiotics should not be used for routine viral infections. Resubmit this question with details. ...Read more

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Can i take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) for my upset stomach, diahrrea, nausea etc. If i'm taking Prilosec for gerd?

Can i take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) for my upset stomach, diahrrea, nausea etc. If i'm taking Prilosec for gerd?

No interactions: There were no interactions found in our database between pepto-bismol maximum strength and Prilosec otc however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist. ...Read more

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Home remedies for acidity, gas and bad breath?Please!

Home remedies for acidity, gas and bad breath?Please!

Multiple reason: Although there are multiple reasons for bad breath, one reason is bacteria in your mouth and particularly the ones that cause gum disease. To eliminate that from the equation make sure you get a professional dental checkup/ cleaning, and be on top of home care specially flossing and brushing teeth and tongue. ...Read more

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Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more


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