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Stomach Burning And Probiotics
Does it make sense to take acid blockers and probiotics together to ease stomach burning and digestion?
Yes the: Probiotics replenish the colon to help it digest better and the acid blocker works in the stomach to stop the burning ...Read more
Probiotics, by definition, are beneficial bacteria that live in our intestinal tract to help us maintain health intestines and colon. There are several species of these bacteria that are helpful to us including lactobacillus acidophilus. The meats we eat contain antibiotics that kill our natural bacteria that reside in our gut. Today, you will replace these ...Read more
I am on Keflex (liquid) for a UTI. It is giving me an upset stomach, burning in my esophagus and nausea. I've been taking a probiotic. What can I do?!
Maybe lactose: Many yogurts in this country despite having probiotics still have lots of lactose. You could either try cutting out the yogurt or add lactaid capsules which have the enzyme to digest lactose to see if it makes a difference. ...Read more
I have dull burning in abdomen with indigestion and tenderness in center of breastbone. Probiotics help. Also taking nexium (esomeprazole) 20mg and mylanta.?
It is an alert: It is normal in that your body is trying to tell you something. Burning can be gastritis (inflammation of the stomach) perhaps an ulcer or just irritation after a virus. Something is amiss and causing you discomfort. Spicy foods, peppers, alcohol can aggravate. Acupuncture and chinese medicine can really help as can a visit with your physician if it has been occurring three weeks or more. ...Read more
Perhaps: When you sleep, your stomach is filled with normal acid, which occasionally can cause an uncomfortable gnawing sensation. When you get up in the morning and eat (real food), this buffers the acid, and you usually feel fine and good to go. Drinking coolaid does not count as real food and does nothing to counterat acid. Try some cereal or toast or fruit. ...Read more
Why might I be having frequent stomach burning and pain if my gastroenterologist says my stomach looks fine?
Please check back: With your gastroenterologist if you're still having problems. Sometimes it takes more than one visit to figure things out as duration of symptoms can be an important diagnostic clue. You might also consider getting a 2nd opinion. ...Read more
I have bad stomach burning and a lot of wind with it that smells so bad I feel sick it lasts 24 hours about once or twice weekly?
I'm 28 and suffering from stomach burning and gastric problem, whatbdiet should be followed by me? Is it good for me to have citrus fruits and sprouts
No citrus: If its a stomach problem which you have you should refrain from citrus, including lemon lime and orange. Tomato is also a culprit for inducing pain. Sprouts are not an issue. ...Read more
Every medicine for my stomach burning I have tried doesn't work I have tried over counter an proscriptions. Nexum helps some but its to expensive help?
Find the cause: It is important to know why your stomach is bothering you. Medications like Ibuprofen can damage your stomach. You could also have food allergies. Pay attention to what things make the burning worse and stop eating or taking those. One reason to see a doctor would be if you may have an ulcer. Symptoms of blood loss from an ulcer would be a rapid resting pulse or very dark or red stools. ...Read more
Bland: Avoid spicy, fatty foods.Get a more detailed answer ›
Horrible upper, middle stomach burning and pain after I ate a salad. Why? And what can I do to stop pain? Plz help! Hurts so bad
Sure its the salad??: Pain as severe as you describe requires emergency evaluation and treatment. Call 911 please ASAP. ...Read more
I am facing the problem of stomach burning. In the morning, after waking up, this burning is more. So please suggest me what I should do?
Gastitis or ulcer: Your symptome sugestive of gastric problem, may be simple irritation, excessive acid production or even an ulcer. You need to have diagnosis before treating see your doctor. ...Read more
Why would I have severe stomach acid everyday every time I eat out no were with sever upper stomach burning since last summer? I have no d fit. Also
Ulcers and Pancreas: It sure sounds like you need to be seen urgently by your physician. There are several very scary possibilities causing your symptoms all of which need a thorough examination and blood testing. ...Read more
Stomach burning side pain he has had pain and burning sentation in his belly. When touching his stomach it hurts him?
Exam needed: Persistent abdominal discomfort, especially with associated tenderness warrants an evaluation by a physician. Depending on the location of the symptoms, possibilities include appendicitis, gall bladder inflammation, pancreatitis, diverticulitis, peptic ulcer, etc. I recommend a visit to the hospital emergency room tonight for prompt diagnosis, testing and any needed treatment. ...Read more
Hello I have been expieriencing bad stomach burning that's constant. Found ulcers. Do these typically cause constant stomach burning?
The past 4 days I've mainly eaten potato. Hot potato chips, different flavoured potato crisps and baked potato. Can it cause stomach burning? Nausea to?
Wont. ..BUT THE accompanying SPICES could very well upset your stomach!
One question...WHY in the WORLD are you eating this way?????????????????????????????????????
Just asking......BE WELL
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First time drinking kefir and after a day or 2 I started feeling my stomach burning they say its cause its fighting the bacteria is this true?
Digestive enzymes: Some people also lack the enzymes to digest certain products. That could also be a potential cause of your discomfort. ...Read more
Taking lansoprozole 30 mg a day in the morning, after I take it im feeling very hot and my stomach burning is that any side effect. Or. High. Dose?
I have stomach burning and pressure around my anus at the same time. Both are constant. My lower digestive system feels "excited" or churning. Causes?
Additional information would be helpful:
How long have these symptoms been going on?
Do you have any issues with having bowel movements or have recurrent constipation? What is the frequency of your bowel movements?
Are you on any medication or or have any chronic medical illnesses?
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My 6year old has been vomiting with diarea all day yesterday and last night, she can't keep anything down, every time she drinks water it just comes back up, she's complaining of her stomach burning now. I got gravel for her yesterday bit its not helping,
Stomach burning: An endoscopy cannot necessarily rule out Gerd, because it is possible to have Gerd without any visible findings on endoscopy. Often after a negative endoscopy a trial of medications is given to see how your body responds. Otherwise, further testing may be necessary. Good luck. ...Read more
Have terrible stomach burning, sick to stomach, headache, and stabbing pain in groin on right side?
Need doctor to check: Lower right abdominal pain can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain can worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause pain. A hernia or ovarian problem can cause pain. Thus, a doctor should evaluate to see what is going on. ...Read more