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What soothes indigestion after vomiting? I've tried antacids, tea- ginger, chamomile, peppermint hours later, still have indigestion. Thank you.

What soothes indigestion after vomiting? I've tried antacids, tea- ginger, chamomile, peppermint hours later, still have indigestion. Thank you.

Indigestion: Would get checked out. Sometimes indigestion is caused by bacteria H pylori so need testing . Could also be food intolerances ,. gall bladder. or may be gastroenteritis. Avoid alcohol, caffeine ,smoking sodas, spicy foods Try ranitidine or prevecid. F/U w/doc rarely could be cardiac ( more in males) or ovarian and check HCG. ...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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Heartburn? Belching that tastes bad, usually doesn't happen to often. Had stuffed green peppers for dinner not spicy though. How do I cure it? Thanks

Heartburn? Belching that tastes bad, usually doesn't happen to often. Had stuffed green peppers for dinner not spicy though. How do I cure it? Thanks

Reflux: Sounds like you're getting some reflux. The most natural way to help the symptoms is to try to avoid foods and drinks that could aggravate it: alcohol, caffeine, high fat foods, spicy foods, tomato juice. Avoid lying down within 2-3 hours of a meal. If you're still having symptoms, then you can try otc Tums (calcium carbonate) or heartburn. But avoidance of food/drink triggers is key! ...Read more

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Which kind of pepper is healthiest?

Which kind of pepper is healthiest?

Red and yellow: Red pepper has more vitamin a than yellow or green and yellow pepper has more vitamin c than red or green. ...Read more

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Do lice look like black pepper?

Do lice look like black pepper?

No: If you ever see them they are pale brown bugs. Any black pepper looking stuff on the scalp is likely hair broken at the root. ...Read more

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How does pepper spray affect the body?

How does pepper spray affect the body?

Capsaicin: Greetings. The chemical active ingredient in pepper spray is Capsaicin. It's the spice that gives "hot pepper junkies" their endorphin rush. (Like me..... :)) keep it away from your eyes or mucus membranes. ...Read more

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Can pepper prevent pregnant for women?

Can pepper prevent pregnant for women?

No: Certain foods may cause indigestion during prenacy. But not harm the baby. Also these foods would not prevent peegnacy ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat pepper when pregnant?

Probably yes: Unless one is allergic to pepper there should be no problem. However, pepper may cause a degree of gastric irritation and hence nausea which undoubtedly may be a problem both in early and late proegnancy. ...Read more

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Will cayenne pepper help me lose weight?

Will cayenne pepper help me lose weight?

Unlikely to happen: Eating foods that contain cayenne pepper can help with weight loss only if a person doesn't increase the total amount of calories eaten per day. For example, eating spicy food might lower a person's appetite, so he doesn't eat as much at that meal. However, drinking a root beer float to wash down the spiciness will give a person lots of sugar & fat calories, thus increasing his calories & weight. ...Read more

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What is in pepper spray that makes it hurt?

What is in pepper spray that makes it hurt?

Capsaicin: Greetings. The chemical active ingredient in pepper spray is Capsaicin. It's the spice that gives "hot pepper junkies" their endorphin rush. (Like me..... :)) keep it away from your eyes or mucus membranes. ...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. Louis Gallia
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Stomach Upset (Definition)

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