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Why do I get a stomach ache while using asthma medication?

Why do I get a stomach ache while using asthma medication?

Depends on the med: A person can get stomache aches from various medicines, not just asthma meds. He can bring all his meds to his doctor to plan a way to figure out which one(s) is causing the stomach ache. Prednisone can be strong on the stomach lining and cause tummy aches, so a person taking Prednisone for asthma can have stomach symptoms. Also, tummy aches can occur just "coincidentally" with taking medications. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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What would cause my 12 year old daughter to have constant stomach aches and nausea, she has been on some medication but the symptoms continue.

What would cause my 12 year old daughter to have constant stomach aches and nausea, she has been on some medication but the symptoms continue.

Gastritis: Very common in teenagers. Anxiety, meds ( motrin), wrong food choices-- spicy foods, chocolates, orange juice, greasy foods ------ can cause this. Treatment includes --- looking for cause like h pylori or above mentioned triggers. ...Read more

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What medication can one give to a 4.3 year old with stomach ache, and the stool analysis is good, with only little undigested food.

What medication can one give to a 4.3 year old with stomach ache, and the stool analysis is good, with only little undigested food.

NO MEDICATION: Without a definitive cause. Kids get stomach upset, indigestion, vomiting, diarrhea more often. Make sure certain food is not the cause. If stomach pain is bothering the child for long time, need work up to find out cause and treatment accordingly. ...Read more

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Which drug is best for stomach ache?

Which drug is best for stomach ache?

Stomach ache: It depends on what caused the pain. If it is gastritis or ulcer type pain, then Zantac, (ranitidine) Prilosec, Prevacid may be used. If it is referred pain from, say, gallbladder, pain killers may be appropriate. Gas pain may respond to heat and a gas reliever. Sometimes heart issues present with stomach discomfort and that requires totally different approach, so really you need to figure out what the cause is ...Read more

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My girlfriend has a tough case of excess bile in her system causing horrible stomach aches. What are some natural solutions before drugs?

My girlfriend has a tough case of excess bile in her system causing horrible stomach aches.  What are some natural solutions before drugs?

Miralax (polyethylene glycol): I recommend drinking lots of water and using miralax, (polyethylene glycol) this type of fiber works with your body and doesn't necessarily forces you to use the bathroom but lets you decide when you want to go. Each person has different reactions to fiber and some can cause bloating to some while others to have the same symptoms, so it is important to try a few to see which one works best for you. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my biliary tract disease stomach ache until I can see a doctor?

Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my biliary tract disease stomach ache until I can see a doctor?

Perhaps: If there is no evidence of infection (no fever, chills, sweats and you're improving), you can try a clear liquid diet and then slowly advance to a low fat solid diet. Simple analgesics like Aleve (naproxen) or advil can help. But biliary tract infection can be lethal. You're playing with fire if you're not under close supervision. If recurrent or complicated, surgery is indicated - safer early than late. ...Read more

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What can help me with Nauseas and stomach ache from medications ? Antibiotics for UTI

What can help me with Nauseas and stomach ache from medications ? Antibiotics for UTI

See answer: Nauses is one of the most common side effects of medications, especially antibiotics. Unless the précribing directions states otherwise, taking the medication with food is often the most helpful advice. If that does not solve the problem, discuss with your doctor about trying another medication/antibiotic that may be effective in treating your problem. There are several antibiotics used for UTI Rx ...Read more

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Sinus problems, asthma, stomach cramps and body aches any relation?

Sinus problems, asthma, stomach cramps and body aches any relation?

Possibly : These may all be linked via an an allergic / immunological process. Stomach cramping can be seen in individuals who have food allergies. The cramps could also be caused by the medications you are using for your sinus problems and asthma. Metformin as listed in your profile is another possible explanation. ...Read more

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5 years boy, born premature, history of asthma, taking high dose cortison, recently comlaining of abdominal pain, fever for 2 months, weight loss?

5 years boy, born premature, history of asthma, taking high dose cortison, recently comlaining of abdominal pain, fever for 2 months, weight loss?

See doctor ASAP: Your child appears to be in great danger, see your pediatrician asap, the severity of the asthma indicates that he should be under care of a board-certified pediatric allergist. Do not delay. ...Read more

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What to expect the day after asthma attack? Asthma attack last night (w/ coughing) my chest /stomach are sore and I feel exhausted, Is that normal?

What to expect the day after asthma attack? Asthma attack last night (w/ coughing)  my chest /stomach are sore and I feel exhausted, Is that normal?

Asthma: When coughing strongly and frequently the rib cage muscles strain so might have fatigue, cough and muscle strain. You can take Advil every 6 hrs and continue asthma medications, usually feeling better after 2-3 days. If not or if asthma symptoms worsen, see your MD, contact health tap for further questions. ...Read more

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Fever bet 101 & 103 for 2 day cough very bad stomach hurtsfrom coughing pain / sore back lung area. Coughing makes pain worse. I Have COPD n asthma.

Fever bet 101 & 103 for 2 day cough very bad stomach hurtsfrom coughing pain / sore back lung area. Coughing makes pain worse. I Have COPD n asthma.

You definitely need: to be examined by your doctor. This may be a virus, even the flu, but you should be checked for pneumonia/bronchitis. Since you have COPD and asthma, it is even more important that you get examined so that you can be treated properly. ...Read more

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My 7 y/o 56lb son has sore throat,stomach,& chest pain,fever. Has asthma. Gave br.teatment, made fever break.what causes these sx? Allergic 2 flu shot

My 7 y/o 56lb son has sore throat,stomach,& chest pain,fever. Has asthma. Gave br.teatment, made fever break.what causes these sx? Allergic 2 flu shot

Mgt: I would suggest having a flu test to confirm influenza. I would advise a course of anti influenza medication, since he may have the flu. Asthmatics are prone to worsening with this viral illness. If the breathing treatments are not helping a course of steroids may be used. ...Read more

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54 year-old woman with a history of migraines and Raynaud, gets diagnosed with ischemic colitis, coronary artery spasms, and asthma during this.....?

54 year-old woman with a history of migraines and Raynaud, gets diagnosed with ischemic colitis, coronary artery spasms, and asthma during this.....?

Need to follow data: For this case we need to know the ANA and subsets, cardiolipins, lupus anticoagulant, Beta 2 glycoprotein but I would have expected that the workup at Cleveland Clinic would have covered this if you saw a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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How can I remedy a stomach ache caused by the aftermath of e.Coli?

How can I remedy a stomach ache caused by the aftermath of e.Coli?

Probiotics: I would add 20 billion count probiotics to replenish your good bacterias. ...Read more

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How do you relief stomach aches?

How do you relief stomach aches?

Depends . . .: Need to find cause before we can discuss solution. There are many causes of "stomach aches". Heart burn is treated differently from gallbladder stones, pancreatitis, appendicitis, constipation, hernia, etc. Go see your doctor who can evaluate you & determine diagnosis from which s/he can offer you appropriate treatment & relief. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

A disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of ...Read more


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