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I have had a headache and acid indigestion for 3 days. Any suggestions?

I have had a headache and acid indigestion for 3 days. Any suggestions?

See doctor: Headache and upset stomach are vague symptoms, like 'i have a fever', need to figure out what is causing it. It can by many harmless things and some very dangerous ones, so you should be seen. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


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On hot days I drink cold water. Occasionally I will feel acid indigestion when I drink water just after I drink it. What could be going on?

On hot days I drink cold water. Occasionally I will feel acid indigestion when I drink water just after I drink it. What could be going on?

TLES relaxation: In some individuals, the sphincter at the lower end of the swallowing tube(esophagus) relaxes after swallowing instead of contracting allowing stomach contents into the esophagus causing the sensation you feel ...Read more

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How do I know if i'm experiencing acid indigestion?

How do I know if i'm experiencing acid indigestion?

Abdominal symptoms: Usually, acid indigestion causes symptoms of abdominal pain, heart burn, increased burping or belching, acid taste in the mouth, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and other symptoms. Additionally, acid indigestion may also occur without any symptoms. Best to see your doctor if you are experiencing these symptoms, or if you are concerned. ...Read more

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What I can take for acid indigestion?

Tums, (calcium carbonate)the antacid.: Tums (calcium carbonate) are very cheap and work very well.Also a great source of calcium. ...Read more

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I have acid indigestion and what are some foods or drinks I should consume to stop acid?

I have acid indigestion and what are some foods or drinks I should consume to stop acid?

See your doctor: My answer differs than were i to advise a younger man to just try acid blockers & avoid alcohol, fats, spices). While your indigestion may be little more than gerd or acid-related distress, age-appropriate indigestion may be a harbinger of barrett's esophagus, altered stomach emptying, partial gastric outlet block, ulcer, cancer, pancreas or biliary disease, heart attack). Get checked please. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is there anything in the kitchen cupboard i can take for acid indigestion ?

Can you tell me is there anything in the kitchen cupboard i can take for acid indigestion ?

Baking Soda: If you are sure it is acid indigestion, then Baking Soda (Not Baking Powder) may work, but only temporarily for up to a few hours. Just sprinkle a teaspoon into 2 to 4 ounces of water, stir it up and drink. If symptoms improve then you quite likely had acid indigestion. Then you should see a physician. Meanwhile buy some over-the-counter antacids such as Prilosec, Prevacid, (lansoprazole) Pepcid, or Maalox. ...Read more

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I had acid indigestion and now my stools are black what does this mean?

I had acid indigestion and now my stools are black what does this mean?

Black stools: You should see ur doctor asap, as you could have bled in the stomach form the 'acid indigestion' blood that comes form higher up in the GI system turn your stools black. Docs can do a simple test to make sure it is blood or not. You can take over the counter medications like zantac (ranitidine) 75 mg twice ad ay until you see your doc. But don't delay seeking medical help. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more