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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

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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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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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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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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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How dose bloating cause the stomach it to inflate.. How can I get my tummy to go back down after I get rid of the bloat?

Bloating of Abd: May be due to gas in intestines, irritable bowel or even gall bladder disease. Consider a low FODMAP diet. FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligo-, Di-, Monosaccharides and Polyalcohols. See more info here. http://www.ibsdiets.org/fodmap-diet/fodmap-food-list/ Also consider visit to primary care for checkup. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I vomit a lot during traveling in bus. How can I get rid of it ?

I vomit a lot during traveling in bus. How can I get rid of it ?

Traveling Sickness: There is a common medicated patch that people with 'seasickness' or 'travel' sickness can wear behind their ear. The medication is called scopolamine. ...Read more

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I want to get rid of petechiae from vomiting. How do I get rid of it quickly?

I want to get rid of petechiae from vomiting. How do I get rid of it quickly?

Time: There isn't any way to get rid of them faster. The increase in intra-thoracic pressure causes the small surface capillaries to bleed. They will resolve as the surrounding tissues reabsorb the blood. Unfortunately, there isn't anything you can do to speed up that process. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a sick hangover in a couple hours?

How can I get rid of a sick hangover in a couple hours?

You can't generally: Hangovers last how long they last. There are dozens, if not hundreds, of hangover "cures," and when you see something where there are that many "solutions," it is usually because none of them work that well. Hangovers come from drinking too much, and the "cure" is not to drink that much. To some extent, "clear" alcohol causes fewer hangovers than "colored" ones. Latest cure- warm Sprite. Cut down! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a bloated stomach?

How can I get rid of a bloated stomach?

Few suggstions...: Bloating may be caused by excessive air or gas in the gut. Simethicone or charcoal containing supplements may offer fast relief. Probiotics are another class of supplements that may be helpful. Prevention of gas and bloating with a low-fodmaps diet (ibsfree.Net), elimination of carbonated drinks, and avoiding gum chewing and hard candies all can help. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of stomach pains after eating?

What can I do to get rid of stomach pains after eating?

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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How do i get rid of a cold in 12 hours? Is it possible

How do i get rid of a cold in 12 hours? Is it possible

Prayer . . .: I don't mean to offend anyone but rather to use hyperbole to point out that there's really no way for me or anyone in medical profession to help get rid of a cold in 12hrs since that's not possible at this time. If this were in fact possible, I'd be sipping a mai tai on a beach rather than typing answers at home! Instead, you can try OTC meds to mitigate cold symptoms but that's best we can offer ...Read more

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How can i get rid of dysuria quickly? Im getting bladder surgery in month but i need a way to get rid of the pain until then. dont have uti

How can i get rid of dysuria quickly? Im getting bladder surgery in month but i need a way to get rid of the pain until then. dont have uti

Dysuria: Dysuria is the feeling of pain, burning, or discomfort upon urination. Although dysuria frequently indicates the presence of a urinary tract infection (UTI), it can have a variety of causes. Dysuria should always trigger a visit to a health-care professional for evaluation and diagnosis. http://www.emedicinehealth.com/dysuria/article_em.htm#dysuria_overview ...Read more

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How do i get rid of a cold in 12 hours?

How do i get rid of a cold in 12 hours?

COLD SYMPTOMS: The GOOD NEWS is that viruses that cause a cold do not Live very long. The BAD NEWS is that many of the symptoms can linger as the body recovers from the effects of the viral illness. Getting plenty of rest, maintaining hydration and treating the most troublesome symptoms can sometimes make you feel better while your body recovers. ...Read more

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How can i get rid of a cold fast? And should I stay home from school because of it?

How can i get rid of a cold fast? And should I stay home from school because of it?

Symptomatic relief: only. Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. If you stay home from school - it may help prevent spreading it ...Read more

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How can I most quickly get rid of stomach pains?

How can I most quickly get rid of stomach pains?

Obviously that ...: ... Would depend on the cause of your pain. Some acid type pains (gastritis, reflux etc) will improve with Tums (calcium carbonate) or pepto bismol or maalox. Other pains may dampen when the pain meds your took kick in (30 - 40min) cramping form constipation will improve after a bm. The real issue is understanding the cause and treating that, not just treating the pain. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of neck pain after long flight?

How do you get rid of neck pain after long flight?

Neck pillow: Try a neck pillow especially if you are a frequent flyer. Try topical muscle creams for local pain relief. Take an Ibuprofen if pain more intense. Warm compresses or massages rock too! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a head ache?

How can I get rid of a head ache?

Treatment.: Unfortunately, although this is a simple question the answer is not. The key to treatment is an appropriate evaluation, the making of a diagnosis, and the development of a treatment plan for that diagnosis. Most headaches are self limiting and resolve shortly. Persistent headaches requires an evaluation by an appropriately trained provider. ...Read more

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What can I do to quickly get rid of food poisoning on a dream vacation?

What can I do to quickly get rid of food poisoning on a dream vacation?

Antibiotics: It depends on where you are. 3 days of Ciprofloxacin is often used for travelers' diarrhea. In some parts of the world, Erythromycin or Azithromycin may be a better choice. See a doctor rather than treating yourself if you have a high fever, abdominal pain, or bloody diarrhea, or if you feel you can't keep yourself hydrated. ...Read more

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I got tanned by swimming but now i want to get rid of it. Can you tell me a fast way to get rid of it in a week?

I got tanned by swimming but now i want to get rid of it. Can you tell me a fast way to get rid of it in a week?

Keep your tan: If you try to bleach it, you can disfigure yourself. Believe me, nobody cares. From now on, use a good sunscreen. And be glad you're swimming -- many people have stopped exercising as adults, and you should be proud you're still involved and active. ...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