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How Long Does Acid In The Stomach Last
Niacin: Niacin is vitamin B3. It is available in foods but taken as a supplement it is used to lower cholesterol. It depends upon the preparation (I could not find information on ski-niacin). Regular niacin will be absorbed from the stomach rapidly and will be eliminated from the body in 24 hours. Time release niacins will be absorbed and eliminated more slowly. ...Read more
Few days: If you have had stomach pain without diarrhea from a viral infection, the pain should not last for more than a few days. If it is getting worse you need to consult your doctor . The flu from influenza virus is not usually associated with significant gastrointestinal symptoms but a common cold virus can. Some people may develop IBS after a viral GI infection but this is not a common event. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A few hours: Generally, about 50% of the food that you eat is out of the stomach into the small intestine within 90 minutes of when eaten. All food should be gone within a few hours. Gastric emptying could be measured with a nuclear medicine test. Diabetics typically have delayed gastric emptying, called gastroparesis. However, this condition can be seen after a viral infection or other unknown causes. ...Read more
2-5 days on average: Usually up to a few days.Get a more detailed answer ›
Primer: stomach acid: Very simplistically: acid secretion originates in the stomach, in response to cephalic & local gastric stimulation. Gastrin is a hormone that responds to the amount of stomach acid produced--not enough acid causes gastrin levels to rise to stimulate acid production. Acid helps neutralize ingested pathogens, ionify some minerals for improved absorption, & converts pepsinogen to pepsin. ...Read more
Stomach emptying: Most people's stomachs empty at the rate of 1-2 hours after liquids, 3-6 hours after solids. Carbohydrates ; proteins exit faster than fats. Large meals take longer to empty than frequent grazing on small low fat meals. ...Read more
A few days or more: Most stomach viruses last a few days. A few such as rota virus can last a week or longer. Regardless of duration, if a stomach virus makes you dehydrated that can hurt you. And if you are vomiting green bile, or blood, or have bloody diarrhea, or severe stomach pains, you should see a doctor right away. ...Read more
How long does it take for oxycontin to get eliminated of my system after my last dose? How long does the withdrawal last ?
Varies: Some depends on how long and how much you used it. More too on specifics about you. Ask the Dr who prescribed for help and don't give in. You're doing the right thing and can be proud. This is what matters as you go through the process. Best wishes! ...Read more
Can a long does of amoxicillin cause gastritis and how long can it last after a two weeks of taking the antibiotic?
Yes: all antibiotics can cause various forms of GI upset. They also change the balance of bacteria/micro organisms in the GI tract which can cause symptoms. Often eating yogurt daily with live cultures or probiotics can be helpful in alleviating the symptoms. if this does not help after a week i would recommend talking to your primary care doctor. I would also avoid alcohol during this time. ...Read more
How long does it take to prepare for a gastro emptying scan? And how long does the gastro emptying scan/test last? In a total, how long does it take?
Gastric empting stud: Hi, Reda below: http://www.medicinenet.com/gastric_emptying_study/article.htmGet a more detailed answer ›
A few hours.: Food is usually out of the stomach within 45 minutes. Then heads to the small intestine. Most digestion takes place there. It is hard to say when digestion is complete, but after several hours most nutrients are absorbed. Popcorn husks don't digest well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3-5 days: 3-5 days, usually.Get a more detailed answer ›
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