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How To Get Rid Of A Stomach Ache Quickly Before I Fly
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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