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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I'm 25 weeks pregnant with an upset stomach. What can I do to ease the pain?

I'm 25 weeks pregnant with an upset stomach. What can I do to ease the pain?

Reflux: I'm assuming you mean heartburn by upset. In that case over the counter antacids like mylanta or maalox are fine. In addition Pepcid (famotidine) and ranitidine are excellent safe acid blockers (their generics are fine). However, i don't recommend tagamet. If its nausea, try emetrol and a bland diet. If things persist call your OB doc for a prescription medication. ...Read more

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I've been taking azithromycin and having upset stomach what can I do and is that a side effect ?

I've been taking azithromycin and having upset stomach what can I do and is that a side effect ?

Yes it is: Upset stomach with or without nausea/vomiting/diarrhea is a side effect of azithromycine.If the upset stomach is not too bad and you can tolerate it then continue with it.But if it is too bad and you can not tolerate it stop and call your doctor andhe/she will advice to stop and change the antibiotic if it is absolutely needed or re examine for a need to continue antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can severe stress/anxiety cause upset stomach, nausea, stomach gurgling, bloating & a burning pain in stomach? What can I do to help these symptoms?

Can severe stress/anxiety cause upset stomach, nausea, stomach gurgling, bloating & a burning pain in stomach?  What can I do to help these symptoms?

Yes: Yes stress can certainly trigger an upset stomach. You might be struggling with acid indigestion ("dyspepsia"), heartburn (gastroesophageal reflux disease"), or irritable bowel syndrome. Avoid caffeine, mint, tomatoes, citrus, tobacco, carbonated drinks and anything else that you find worsens your discomfort. Stress reduction, antacids, and dietary changes as I mentioned all can help. ...Read more

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If im taking azithromicin and i hace an upset stomach what should i do?

If im taking azithromicin and i hace an upset stomach what should i do?

Azithromycin: Azithromycin often causes stomach upset, especially in large single doses (e.g. if you were given a 1 gram dose for STD). Eat a little food, then just sit tight; it will clear up in a few hours. If symptoms continue or any other questions, contact the doctor or clinic treating you. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm having an upset stomach and a bad headache what's the cause of this?

I'm having an upset stomach and a bad headache what's the cause of this?

Many possibilities : there are a variety of causes we need to consider. These include a viral illness, a bacterial illness, a toxin or other. This is something to discuss with your physician check and see if you have a fever, and see what other symptoms you may have to help clue us. ...Read more

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Every time i eat i get an upset stomach. Why? Im already lactose intolerant to all dairy

Every time i eat i get an upset stomach. Why? Im already lactose intolerant to all dairy

Are you: Nervous or upset about something? The lining of your stomach could be irritated. If you have lost weight you should see your doc. If not try an obey the counter med like Prevacid (lansoprazole) an hour in the morning before eating you might need 2) and stay away from spicy foods and alcohol. Eat more blandly and give your stomach rest and see if that helps. If not seek help. ...Read more

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I get upset stomach whenever I get anxiety.It's difficult especially when I'm out.How can I prevent it?

I get upset stomach whenever I get anxiety.It's difficult especially when I'm out.How can I prevent it?

Anxiety: Stress management therapy can help you manage anxiety states. Taking ginger helps settle an upset stomach. Taking antispasmodic medication like dicyclomine would prevent abdominal cramps and diarrhea when you're very upset or tense. These measures are superior to taking tranquilizers to manage anxiety. Discuss these options with your physician. ...Read more

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I've had diarriah for about 5days now and there's green and black specks in it sometimes orange ? I'm not sure why I still have an upset stomach

Green, black diarrhe: Black diarrhea, is digested blood, green and smelly, is infection, which is the same as orange. How many episodes a day you have, 1-4? doe you have abdominal pain ? cramps ?, is it affecting the entire abdomen, or part of it; upper, lower, R or L. Do you have nausea, vomiting, fever ? Do you get streaks of blood in stools? are you getting better, or worse?. Get an appointment with me as patient ...Read more

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I'm getting an upset stomach after I eat you know why?

I'm getting an upset stomach after I eat you know why?

More info needed: Your symptoms are nonspecific and more information is needed in order to make a differential diagnosis. This could be simple indigestion or specific food intolerance, but possibilities also include peptic ulcer,gastritis,gall bladder disease,hiatal hernia,pregnancy, medications,etc. If symptoms persist despite a careful diet, see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a constant upset stomach and constantly go to the bathroom twice a day. I'm getting worried. What should I do?

I have a constant upset stomach and constantly go to the bathroom twice a day. I'm getting worried. What should I do?

Vague: Those are vague and non specific symptoms. Without us evaluating you in person, it will be very hard to diagnose this one over the internet. I would recommend close follow up with your primary care provider. If you do not have one or can't afford one, look for a low income clinic that will see patients. Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach keep growling im not hungry i don't have a upset stomach what could this be ?

Why does my stomach keep growling im not hungry i don't have a upset stomach what could this be ?

Thats what they do: It could be completely normal. It could be due to incomplete digestion. At times it could also be due to digestive disease. See your physician and have it checked. ...Read more

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What is good for a upset stomach?

Try OTC Ranitadine: It's simply zantac (ranitidine). If this doesn't help, go see your doc. You may need prilosec. You also may need a workup and a GI referral. ...Read more

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Advice for treating an upset stomach?

Advice for treating an upset stomach?

Try ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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What should I eat if an upset stomach?

What should I eat if an upset stomach?

Bland, BRAT: A bland diet (no added spice, acidic foods, sugary, or salty). Some good foods are in the brat diet - bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast (unbuttered). Also, plenty of fluids. This will make sure you stay hydrated and get proper nutrients and calories. ...Read more

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Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

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