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Heartburn after having stomach flu, no vomiting only diarrhea, fever and aches. Tums (calcium carbonate) and organic vinager don't help. What would help the heartburn?
Try an H2 blocker: Some people develop heartburn after a stomach flu even without vomiting, because the stomach flu may have caused gastroesophageal reflux, and irritation to the esophagus. I suggest try famotidine 20mg twice a day or ranitidine 150mg twice a day, both are over the counter. In addition, avoid alcohol, caffeine, cigarettes, large meals, and fatty meals. Also, Gaviscon tabs are a wonderful antacid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can antispasmodics help excessive gas and bloating and occasional abdominal pain? (All GI tests negative)
Yes..: Yes, they can help with those symptoms, however make sure you always consult with your doctor when taking new medication. If not better or worse follow up as needed. ...Read more
Medications: There are a variety of prescription medications available for nausea like phenergan, (promethazine) zofran and reglan. Heartburn can be treated with over the counter meds like tums, roliads and maalox for occasional symptoms. For daily symptoms over the counter Omeprazole or ranitidine are effective when taken on an empty stomach. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am experiencing severe heartburn and indigestion in my esophagus, making eating and drinking very difficult. Over the counter Gaviscon and prevacid are giving minimal relief. Gas is worse when stomach is empty. Pressure and pain radiate to upper back an
I have gas, bloating, burping, indigestion and chest feels heavy from gas. Can acid reflux medications help me with those symptoms?
Can IBS be the reason I have morning nausea and nausea after eating, bloating, sharp abdominal pain, constipation/diarrhea, heartburn and burping?
All these symptoms: could be from IBS. Seek a professional evaluation by a gastroenterologist and expect some testing to rule out other potentially more serious disorders, infections and parasites. ...Read more
I have a dull pain in my upper abdomen indigestion, nausea and feeling of fullness. Have tried Maalox, tums, (calcium carbonate) Pepto bismuth, all to no avail.
No: Unless a period was missed then no. ...Read more
Eat Better !: Gastric reflux may worsen when pregnant. Avoid eating late, big meals, saucy and condimented .Specially after 5 pm. Digestion is very slow during pregnancy. If you smoke , quit and ask your doctor about acid pump inhibitors like pepsid and prilosec. Treating gastric reflux aggressively will decrease your morning sickness as well. Eat small meals every 3 hours or so. Good luck ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Constant bloating/excess gas 9 days now, worse after eating. Get full super fast and short of breath from the bloating. Tried GasX n Zantac, (ranitidine) no relief?
Air swallowing: the commonest cause of gas is swallowing air. The other things mentioned are certainly possible but less so. Try and pay attention to what and HOW you are eating and swallowing. For instance sucking on candy or eating items that require lots of chewing and multiple swallows put more gas into you, also eating rapidly, pay attention to your swallows ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are digestive enzyme supplements helpful during pregnancy in alleviating symptoms such as heartburn and or constipation and or gas/bloating?
Probably not...: Taking additional digestive enzymes is not likely to help with symptoms such as heartburn, constipation, or gas bloating unless a person has an underlying deficiency of digestive enzymes. Changes in the types of foods, the size of meals, the body position during/after meals, etc..., can help symptoms somewhat. An ob-gyn or G.I. Doctor may evaluate to see if symptoms are typical for a pregnancy. ...Read more
Find the cause: Many different things can cause stomach bloat; true bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation. Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help!bloating sharp pain in chest sometimes hot terrible gas & belching for the past week. I'm sacred to eat . Pepto Pepcid (famotidine) AC and gas x does not work?
Milk is neither good nor bad for the issues you mentioned.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Pregease ( morning sickness and heartburn relief ) dietary supplement is necessary for pregnancy woman.
Stomach issues for over a year cant take ppi or have endoscopy as pregnant but have heartburn bloating pain vomiting and trouble swallowing.... advice?
I'm having symptoms such as acid reflux, heartburn, burping, gas, bloating, but can't vomit, what that could be and can you suggesting some reliever?
GERD: Your symptoms are consistent with reflux of stomach acid into esophagus. This creates inflammation of the esophagus ( the food tube ).This is usually a chronic problem and requires medical attention. Long term inflammation increases risk of Esophageal Cancer and must be monitored by endoscopy. Relief with meds like Nexium can help control symptoms but if this lasts longer than 2 weeks,see your doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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