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Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more


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I was told that a teaspoon of mustard helped with an upset stomach but on here it says otherwise. My question is why doesnt it help? Would tea help?

I was told that a teaspoon of mustard helped with an upset stomach but on here it says otherwise. My question is why doesnt it help? Would tea help?

Upset stomach: If the stomach distress is caused by gas entrapment taking mylanta or drinking hot water or weak tea should help by breaking down the gas bubbles. If acid irritation of the stomach lining is responsible, mylanta,maalox or even a prilosec capsule would help. If nausea is present, flat ginger ale should help. ...Read more

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Are hard boiled eggs good for an upset stomach?

Upset stomach: It's best to avoid solid foods when you have a stomach ache. Instead, you can calm that ache with liquids. Drink as much water as possible, particularly if the stomach ache involves vomiting or diarrhea, as you can quickly become dehydrated. If these symptoms are not present, keep your stomach satiated with clear liquids, such as jell-o, soup broth and apple juice. ...Read more

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I was wondering is ginger ale good for an upset stomach?

I was wondering is ginger ale good for an upset stomach?

Yes, it may help: You might want to let the ginger ale flatten (lose its carbonation) first. Carbonation can irritate your stomach lining. ...Read more

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Is Tums (calcium carbonate) good for an upset upset stomach?

Is Tums (calcium carbonate) good for an upset upset stomach?

Tums (calcium carbonate): Tums (calcium carbonate) (Calcium Carbonate) can help reduce symptoms from indigestion & heart burn. ...Read more

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Is coffee good to cure a upset stomach?

Not the best: Bland diet with plenty of water will work better. Caffeine is a stomach stimulant and may not work the best when sick. ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for an upset stomach?

Is there a good cure for an upset stomach?

Nausea: Can be addressed with ginger. Ginger ale. Ginger tea. Crystallized ginger. For ginger tea. Pour boiling water over freshly sliced, organic ginger. Allow to steep for at least 5 minutes in a potted lid. Cool and sip. Acupuncture also works well for nausea. ...Read more

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What's a good breakfast for a very upset stomach?

Banana: Bananas soothe the stomach and counteracts acids that causes an upset stomach drink peppermint or ginger tea. Eat plain toast. ...Read more

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What foods are good to eat with an upset stomach besides simple breads?

Clear liquids: This depends in part on what is the cause of the upset stomach. Breads tend to be a little harsh and may increase acidity. You will be safer with clear liquids, juices, jello, ginger ale and some find relief with pudding and ice cream. Most stomach upsets are short term but if you have a consistent problem you should see your GI doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Upset Stomach (Definition)

Upset stomach is a general term describing any kind of abdominal discomfort. It may include cramping, pain, nausea, or a sense of needing to ...Read more