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How to get rid of a stomach ache fast?

How to get rid of a stomach ache fast?

Stomach Ache Relief: Stomach aches can be caused by several things. Viruses, infections, anxiety, indigestion, reactions to medications
If the stomachache just came by itself, try something like AlkaSeltzer, Rolaid or Pepto Bismal and eat soft diet like yogurt, jello and clear fluids until it settles down. Most imes this resolves in 2-3 days. If pain persist, or u have vomiting, fever, get it checked at urgent care ...Read more

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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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Can someone tell me how to get rid of a stomach ache fast?

Can someone tell me how to get rid of a stomach ache fast?

Stomachache relief: Since stomach aches can be caused by several things. Viruses, infections, anxiety, indigestion, reactions to medications, u can try temp relief with OTC meds like Alka Seltzer, Pepto or Rolaids. Check temp. If febrile, it may be due to infection, usually a stomach flu, which requires plenty of fluids, bland diet and rest. If pain persists consider urgent care to r/o med condition like Appendix ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my stomach ache fast?

Depends on cause: Many stomach aches will get better on their own with time. Gas pain, gallstone pain, reflux etc may last for 20 min to a couple hours and then resolve. Acid diseases (gastritis, gerd,) may be temporarily relieved by Tums (calcium carbonate) etc. Any stomach ache that lasts longer than 3-4 hours or doesn't resolve with over the counter meds should be evaluated by your md. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a bad stomach ache fast?

Depends on cause: Many stomach aches will get better on their own with time. Gas pain, gallstone pain, reflux etc may last for 20 min to a couple hours and then resolve. Acid diseases (gastritis, gerd,) may be temporarily relieved by Tums (calcium carbonate) etc. Any stomach ache that lasts longer than 3-4 hours or doesn't resolve with over the counter meds should be evaluated by your md. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a stomach ache quick?

How can I get rid of a stomach ache quick?

Depends on the cause: There are many causes for stomach aches. If it is first thing in the morning or after a heavy meal, it could be due to acid reflux, and therefore taking an antacid can help. You may also be constipated, in which case taking a laxative can help. Lactose intolerance can cause a stomach ache, and avoiding dairy products can help. Ginger ale- with the fizz taken out can, in genr4eal, help a stomach ac ...Read more

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Tell me how do you get rid of a stomach ache?

Tell me how do you get rid of a stomach ache?

Must Diagnose First: I'm afraid that we are unable to treat what we haven't diagnosed. There are many different causes of abdominal pain, each with different ways to treat. If your pain is persistent, severe, associated w/high fever+/-vomiting, you should seek hands-on medical attention. We can then sort out the cause and get you well. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can you do to get rid of a stomach ache?

What can you do to get rid of a stomach ache?

Good BM: Take 4 tablets of dulcolax at night. (all 4 as one dose) next morning you will have good bm. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a stomach ache quickly?

Depends on cause: Many stomach aches will get better on their own with time. Gas pain, gallstone pain, reflux etc may last for 20 min to a couple hours and then resolve. Acid diseases (gastritis, gerd,) may be temporarily relieved by Tums (calcium carbonate) etc. Any stomach ache that lasts longer than 3-4 hours or doesn't resolve with over the counter meds should be evaluated by your md. ...Read more

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What method is there to get rid of a stomach ache?

Stomach Ache: There are various causes of stomach ache and its management would depend on its cause. In general, most people try to take antacid or acid reducer such as zantac (ranitidine) or Prilosec that can be purchased over the counter. However, if symptoms persist despite this, you should go see a doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a stomach ache quickly before I fly?

How to get rid of a stomach ache quickly before I fly?

Depends on why?: You have to find out why you have stomach pain? Masking the pain with a pain pill might not be a good idea because you could miss something serious/dangerous. ...Read more

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Please can I get some advice? Get rid of a stomach ache?

Please can I get some advice? Get rid of a stomach ache?

Depends on cause: It may be from acid indigestion, and antacids such as Tums (calcium carbonate) or acid reducers can help. Eating a bland diet can help as well. If caused by constipation, laxatives can help. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a stomach ache I have had this for about 4 days and in those four days I have thrown up 5 times I have somewhere important to be tomarrow and I cannot miss it

How do I get rid of a stomach ache I have had this for about 4 days and in those four days I have thrown up 5 times I have somewhere important to be tomarrow and I cannot miss it

Hello.: Hello. No guarantees. Try nibbling on crystalized ginger. Or drink slightly flattened ginger ale. Or you can make fresh ginger tea - steep freshly sliced organic ginger slices in boiling water for at least 5 minutes and sip. Hope your GI tract feels better soon. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a stomach ache? Probably filled with gas or peptic ulcers

How do I get rid of a stomach ache? Probably filled with gas or peptic ulcers

Diet: Avoidance of coffee, alcohol, carbonated drinks, no smoking. Small meals, bland diet, nothing spicy.
Ranitidine or a proton pump inhibitor- if available over the counter: omeprazole, lansoprazole, if above measures not enough to control symptoms. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms at next visit. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a lithium stomach ache?

How can you get rid of a lithium stomach ache?

Change to liquid: I had one patient who responded to a switch from Lithium Carbonate to lithium citrate, the liquid form. Using liquid allows you to precisely titrate the dose so that you can increase the dose in smaller increments. She was able to go back to the pills or capsules once she had become accustomed to her lithium dose in the citrate form. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a stomach ache, and how do you get rid of it?

Depends on cause: Many stomach aches will get better on their own with time. Gas pain, gallstone pain, reflux etc may last for 20 min to a couple hours and then resolve. Acid diseases (gastritis, gerd,) may be temporarily relieved by Tums (calcium carbonate) etc. Any stomach ache that lasts longer than 3-4 hours or doesn't resolve with over the counter meds should be evaluated by your md. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and I had a horrible stomach ache how do I get rid of it?

I woke up this morning and I had a horrible stomach ache how do I get rid of it?

Antacids may help: Eating a few crackers and drinking flat ginger ale can help. Taking an antacid, such as Tums, (calcium carbonate) can help absorb acid and be helpful. ...Read more

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I have been having horrible stomach ache no other symptoms what do I have.? And how can I get rid of it.

I have been having horrible stomach ache no other symptoms what do I have.? And how can I get rid of it.

Stress gastritis: At your young age, living in the US, and guessing you are routinely in general good health, the most likely diagnosis is gastritis.
The easiest treatment, besides removing stress (which many times is difficult) is to:
1. Water or Club soda 3 times a day
2. An apple in the evening
3. Any antacid that starts with the letter M: Mylanta/MOM/Maalox shot glass in between meals
4. No spicy foods! ...Read more

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Hi I got a bad stomach ache I think it's from onion burgers and steak sauce I think this is a spice stomach ache how do I get rid of it.?

Try antacids.: An initial first step would be to try antacids, such as Tums, (calcium carbonate) or even acid-reducing medications such as ranitidine or Cimetidine. Be sure to follow the directions on the bottle and do not take more than it is recommended. See your doctor if your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stomach pain? I have pain in my lower left stomach. I also get stomach aches very often and I don't know what causes this

There: There are multiple causes of stomach pain. Lower left quadrant pain can be from diverticulitis (infection in intestines), ovarian cysts (if you are female) and even urinary tract infection (uti). You should start with a visit to your primary care provider for a complete work up of your abdominal pain. In the meantime consider possible food allergies and even a condition called lactose intolerance (inability to digest dairy). You can try a one week trial of no dairy and monitor for effect.
All the best. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of bad stomach aches?

How can I get rid of bad stomach aches?

Stomach pain/dizzy: With these symptoms you should consult your doctor, to find out what is causing these symptoms. ...Read more

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How to get rid of stomach aches from mexican food?

How to get rid of stomach aches from mexican food?

Avoid it: Many people can't tolerate peppers. Some can take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) or similar to ease the discomfort. ...Read more

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How to get rid of stomach ache after spicy food?

How to get rid of stomach ache after spicy food?

Cool foods: First learn not to eat spicy foods. Zantac (ranitidine) may help as may antacids like tums. Cool foods like cucumbers and pears may also offer some relief. Peppermint oil may also offer some relief as it s great for digestive issues. Homeopathic nux vomica may also be useful. ...Read more

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I have a stomach ache which atacks me when I'm facing stress. What can I do to get rid of it?

I have a stomach ache which atacks me when I'm facing stress. What can I do to get rid of it?

See your doc: Besides the obvious- reduce your stress, make sure you visit your priamry care doctor, to determine if it's more than just a stress ulcer-sometimes, it may represent something more serious like a heart attack. ...Read more

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I've got quite an awful stomach-ache at the moment. I can hardly walk but I have things to do, what can I do to get rid of or lessen it?

I've got quite an awful stomach-ache at the moment. I can hardly walk but I have things to do, what can I do to get rid of or lessen it?

Get checked: Abdominal pain can have many causes. Some life threatening and some not so. I would get checked to ensure you are going to be ok. See your doctor and good luck ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways that can get rid of stomach aches without tea?

Are there any natural ways that can get rid of stomach aches without tea?

Options: Although ginger tea is superior for this purpose - you can try gingerale or nibble on crystalized ginger to decrease nausea & stomach upset. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a crippling stomach ache because I ate chocolate cake pizza and ice cream how can I get rid of it?

I have a crippling stomach ache because I ate chocolate cake pizza and ice cream how can I get rid of it?

Wait. Patiently.: Unfortunately, what's done is done at this point. Your body will have to work all of that stuff through. ...Read more

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I have a major headache and stomach ache. What can I do to get rid of them both?

Teen's problems: At your age is very common to have these type of problems.
It could be hormonal. Consult a medical doctor.
It could be stress (conflicts) proper of a teenager. Consult your pastor. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more