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What is indigestion?

What is indigestion?

Indigestion: Indigestion is a commoners word when there is abdominal pain after eating or there is burning pain in the upper abdomen below the sternum or the left or mid upper abdomen, also may have gassy feeling or excessive burping. See your doctor if you have concerns. ...Read more

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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How to avoid indigestion?

How to avoid indigestion?

Few suggestions...: Indigestion is commonly a symptom of acid reflux which is the back flow of stomach contents into the esophagus. Its triggered by many factors. Avoidance may be achieved by: eating slower or eating less; eliminating caffeine, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, mints, tomato sauces, citrus, carbonated drinks; lose weight if needed; avoid bending over or laying down after eating. Good luck! ...Read more

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Indigestion for six months?

Indigestion for six months?

See your doc: Can't tell here. Could be lots of things, from inflamed esophagus or stomach, ulcers, gallbladder or pancreas disease, colon problems, metabolic abnormalities, even neurologic or blood vessel issues. ...Read more

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How can I treat indigestion?

How can I treat indigestion?

Habits: 1- minimize caffeine 2- minimize stress as directed 3- full night sleep- raise head of bed 4- avoid nsaids (motrin advil) 5- multiple small meals ( no large meals) 6- weight maintenance/ lose weight 7- dietary restrictions/ no spicy 8- avoid late night eating, wait 3 hours from last meal prior to sleep 9- 30 to 40 min brisk walk four times per week. ...Read more

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Can indigestion last for days?

Can indigestion last for days?

Yes: Indigestion is a symptom that refers to discomfort in the digestive system. It is a vague term that means something different to everyone. The most common causes are irritable bowel and acid reflux. Next would be ulcers and gastritis caused by an infection (h pilori) gall bladder disease. All of these can cause symptoms that can last for days. If symptoms are lasting that long > md. ...Read more

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What can I use for indigestion?

What can I use for indigestion?

Treat the cause: Indigestion is a symptom and not a disease, you have to find the cause .Treatment depends on the underlying cause.If it gets worse or does not get better see a doctor.You can avoid eating late at night relax after eating avoid alcohol don't smoke avoid spicy foods drink fluid after rather than during meals. ...Read more

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What can I do .Fo bad indigestion?

What can I do .Fo bad indigestion?

Tummy ache?: Indigestion is a rather vague term .Think in descriptive terms like cramping, burning, nausea, heartburn, bloating, burping, painful, and also what makes it worse/better, to more accurately describe your complaint. Hope this was helpful. Alcohol is a chemical irritant that can cause inflammation in the stomach. ...Read more

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How long does indigestion usually last?

How long does indigestion usually last?

30-60 minutes: If 'indigestion' is lasting longer than that, an explanation is warranted. And, to be frank, it depends on how you define 'indigestion' and it depends on whether the discomfort is shorter but more intense than usual - it may warrant explanation sooner. In essence - if it bothers you - get an answer... ...Read more

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What is indigestion and what causes it?

Poor digestion, : Avoid fried food, avoid fast foods, avoid fatty foods- they all increase stomach acid and contribute to dyspepsia. Avoid caffeine in coffee, tea, colas, and other beverages, caffeine is a stomach irritant. Also avoid alcohol, and certain medications such as alleve and ibuprofen, advil ( called non steroidal anti inflammatory medications) they also irritate the stomach lining. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about indigestion?

What can you tell me about indigestion?

Very common.: indigestion is very common. It happens to all of us at times. When you experience it, a good approach is to try OTC antacids, such as Tums (calcium carbonate). If you require this more than three times per week, you should see your doctor to outline a better approach. Good luck. ...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


Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Stomach Upset (Definition)

Stomach upset can be due to problems in digestion or ...Read more