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Can not keep anything down today. Threw up three times. First two times it was water the third it was soup. What should I do to calm my upset stomach?

Can not keep anything down today. Threw up three times. First two times it was water the third it was soup. What should I do to calm my upset stomach?

Vomiting: It is important to keep hydrated, dehydration worsens vomiting and makes you weaker. If you can't keep any liquids down even water (not just a sip but a cup) go to ER /urgent care they can give you medicine -phenergan/ Zofran (ondansetron) that treats nausea so you can keep water down. Also check HCG, or may be gastroenteritis or if severe abdominal pain pancreatitis, gastritis.gb. F/u/ with ER/ urgent care ...Read more

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Will Jello water help to soothe a baby's upset stomach?

Will Jello water help to soothe a baby's upset stomach?

Baby's stomach: Your baby's age will determine much of what is safe and recommended for certain symptoms. Unless you check with the Family Physician that knows your baby best, I would avoid anything like Jello water. ...Read more

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Why would I get an upset stomach when I drink plain water in the morning?

Why would I get an upset stomach when I drink plain water in the morning?

PEMF units: Use pemf units will reset pain - common cause is indigestion or inflammatory bowel - need to use betaine hcl to improve digestion - biotic research has a product called bio-hpl which helps with h. Pylori the common cause for ulcers. ...Read more

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Have an upset stomach, took malta and gargled w salt water for acid, does this help. I have acid reflux?

Have an upset stomach, took malta and gargled w salt water for acid, does this help. I have acid reflux?

Acid reflux: Instead of Malta and salt water, you might consider using antacids such as Tums (calcium carbonate) or Mylanta. Generics are fine. In addition, avoiding particular foods which make your problem worse, with most people reporting that tomatoes, onions, citrus fruits, chocolate, and garlic are frequent problem foods. I would also avoid tobacco and alcohol if possible. If this does not help, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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What else will help my 6 mth twins ease their gas pain & upset stomach. I use gas drops and gripe water everyday already. Pls help!

What else will help my 6 mth twins ease their gas pain & upset stomach. I use gas drops and gripe water everyday already. Pls help!

Baby tummy aches: Are you still breast feeding? Some times when babies are weaned and go onto formula they can develop gas pain, or with certain foods. Talk to your pediatrician about changing formula and diet and see if that helps. ...Read more

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Soda water or tonic water for upset stomache?

Soda water or tonic water for upset stomache?

Slightly flattened: Ginger ale. Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Is flat soda good for when you have a upset stomach and are kinda scared to eat anything?

Is flat soda good for when you have a upset stomach and are kinda scared to eat anything?

Old fashion Rx: A few decades ago we routinely advised patients to sip a little flat cola over ice chips to settle a stomach. Now they have an otc product "emetrol" that is based on the same idea. It works for some. The idea is to take small volumes frequently until the stomach stops the spasms. ...Read more

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Can soda help an upset stomach or a bloated stomach?

Slightly flattened: Ginger ale. Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Over the past few weeks I've been feeling naseous, and seem to have an upset stomach often. I drink a lot of soda (2-3 cans). Could that be the cause?

Over the past few weeks I've been feeling naseous, and seem to have an upset stomach often. I drink a lot of soda (2-3 cans). Could that be the cause?

YES: Distension of your stomach can produce nausea and gas with soda is a GREAT "distender".....why don't you quit the soda for a while and see if this helps??????

Suggestion only

Dr Z ...Read more

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Is it possible to prevent heart burn and/ or upset stomach by ceasing to drink soda?

Is it possible to prevent heart burn and/ or upset stomach by ceasing to drink soda?

Possible, but...: It is possible. Doesn't hurt to try! However please see your doctor since heart burn and upset stomach can also be symptoms of heart disease. ...Read more

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Been having upset stomach for 2 days now. Help?

Ginger: For upset stomach try ginger in the form of slightly flattened ginger ale, ginger tea or crystallized ginger. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if I have upset stomach after getting over a cold?

What to do if I have upset stomach after getting over a cold?

Wait it out: Usually time heals this but see your doctor if you're not getting better after a week ...Read more

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What is the best solution for severe upset stomach in the morning?

Daily AM nausea: Pregnancy & gynecologic issues are ruled out by male gender but otherwise causes of nausea below are not gender-specific: distinguish inflammatory (ulcer, small bowel disease, gallbladder/ biliary problem, pancreatitis, uti), structural (partial obstruction, extrinsic impression against the gut/sma), functional (gastroparesis, irritable bowel), anxiety/school refusal syndrome. See doc to be sure. ...Read more

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My child gets an upset stomach every time she eats, what should I do?

My child gets an upset stomach every time she eats, what should I do?

See pediatrician: There are multiple causes for upset stomach in a child but its usually not hard to figure out. Discuss all symptoms with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can you please recommend some effective remedies for an upset stomach?

Can you please recommend some effective remedies for an upset stomach?

A great remedy: Nausea can be addressed with ginger. Ginger ale. Ginger tea. Crystallized ginger. For ginger tea. Pour boiling water over freshly sliced, organic ginger. Allow to steep for at least 5 minutes in a potted lid. Cool and sip. Acupuncture also works well for nausea. ...Read more

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Why do I always feel anxious, sick and upset stomach when I have to go out?

Why do I always feel anxious, sick and upset stomach when I have to go out?

Simple phobia.: This sounds like a simple phobia. Could be a fear of public places. Fear of crowds. Fear of simply leaving your house. Fear of driving. These simple phobias can typically be overcome with effort, guided by psychologist. ...Read more

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Why do I get an upset stomach after sex?

Why do I get an upset stomach after sex?

Regret?: Not to be funny but that's an odd symptom. I'd get checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I aid an upset stomach after a night out?

How can I aid an upset stomach after a night out?

Prevention: The most important steps to preventing an upset stomach occur the night before. Of course, limiting alcohol is helpful. Assuming that did not occur, trying to drink some water before bed helps a lot. Also, if you can tolerate it, taking some ibuprofen before bedtime is useful. Starting out with easily tolerated foods, often foods like toast, may also be helpful. Hope the night out was worth it! ...Read more

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What can I give a 4 year old for an upset stomach?

What can I give a 4 year old for an upset stomach?

Bland diet: Put him on a bland diet for a few days, nothing greasy or fried. No juice or milk products. Pedialyte for fluids. ...Read more

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What can you do to help an upset stomach during ovulation?

What can you do to help an upset stomach during ovulation?

Try ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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How to recover the next day after drinking and a upset stomach?

How to recover the next day after drinking and a upset stomach?

Try ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. I encourage you to slow down on your alcohol use. ...Read more

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Why do people say drink sprite / 7up when you have an upset stomach?

Why do people say drink sprite / 7up when you have an upset stomach?

It is clear: The sodium bicarbonate that is contained helps to balance the acid in the stomach since it is a base. It is also clear and easily handled. ...Read more

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What foods are good to eat with an upset stomach besides simple breads?

Clear liquids: This depends in part on what is the cause of the upset stomach. Breads tend to be a little harsh and may increase acidity. You will be safer with clear liquids, juices, jello, ginger ale and some find relief with pudding and ice cream. Most stomach upsets are short term but if you have a consistent problem you should see your GI doctor. ...Read more

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What are the differences in symptoms between appendicitis and a typical upset stomach for kids?

What are the differences in symptoms between appendicitis and a typical upset stomach for kids?

Pain: A typical "upset stomach" causes nausea and/or vomiting, and maybe a pain in the center of the stomach that might get better after vomiting. Appendicitis causes pain in the lower right side of the abdomen, often with loss of appetite, possibly a little diarrhea, and usually fever. The pain usually gets steadily worse. Often some tests are needed to see if it is an early/atypical appendicitis. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the differences in symptoms between appendicitis and upset stomach for kids?

Can you please describe the differences in symptoms between appendicitis and upset stomach for kids?

Intensity/location: Most kids with a soft but tender tummy will not have something bad happening. The appendix is usually sitting next to the upper part of the right thigh muscle, so often a kid that won't walk (from pain in belly or rt leg) or can't hop up/dn may be an appi. The worse the kid looks the more likely he needs to be seen. Even with new tech, half of kids today are ruptured by the time of surgery. ...Read more

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Can green tea help upset stomach?

Can green tea help upset stomach?

Upset stomach: Decaffeinated green tea may sooth your stomach, but ginger tea and peppermint tea would be a better choice. ...Read more

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Why do saltines and flat 7-up settle an upset stomach?

Why do saltines and flat 7-up settle an upset stomach?

They buffer acid: "upset stomach" is not enough information to help you. Do you have nausea with/without vomiting, fullness, bloating, gassiness, pain (if so in what location (s)), bleeding, diarrhea/constipation/change in baseline bowel habits, tenderness, distension? Are you pregnant, have underlying disease, >60? ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Upset Stomach (Definition)

An upset stomach is the sensation that one has nausea or discomfort in the mid abdomen. This can be a chronic ...Read more