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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Upset Stomach (Definition)

Upset stomach is a general term describing any kind of abdominal discomfort. It may include cramping, pain, nausea, or a sense of needing to have a bowel movement.

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Can chistocondrities cause your esophugus to hurt or cause upset Stomach ?

Can chistocondrities cause your esophugus to hurt or cause upset Stomach ?

Not likely: Costochondritis is an inflammation of the joints between the sternum(breastbone) and the ribs. The area is generally tender to the touch And should have no effect on the esophagus. Any nausea could be secondary to pain or from pain medication. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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I keep getting hot flashes & a upset stomach/nausea what does this mean and what can i do?

I keep getting hot flashes & a upset stomach/nausea what does this mean and what can i do?

Incomplete history: You may have a stomach virus with a fever. Do you any other symptoms such as diarrhea? It is important to keep yourself hydrated.If symptoms persist beyond a few days or gets worse see a medical practitioner for evaluation ...Read more

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Angina and Chest Pain (Tip)

Angina and Chest Pain

Myth: stomach pain cannot be related to your heart. ...See more

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Treating the Stomach Flu (Checklist)

See a doctor if you are vomiting/stooling uncontrollably
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Hydrate yourself to keep up with your losses. Water is best.
Daily
Practice good hand washing to help prevent spread of stomach viruses
Daily
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What are some ways to treat an upset stomach and diarrhea caused by stress?

What are some ways to treat an upset stomach and diarrhea caused by stress?

Less stress?: Seriously unless you can go live on an island with palm trees, diet changes, less caffeine, less foods that bother you, and otc medications like pepto bismol or complete relief, which is peppermint oil are a good start. If no improvement get checked for h pylori which can be as simple as a blood test. This can cause chronic stomach issues. Good luck! ...Read more

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Was treated for chlamydia two weeks ago and have had an upset stomach and stools of mostly mucus since what is wrong?

Was treated for chlamydia two weeks ago and have had an upset stomach and stools of mostly mucus since what is wrong?

Abnl GU flora : The antibiotics have likely effected the bacterial flora in your GU system. Doing probiotics, like eating yogurt, should help. If it doesn't get better, you need to see you MD to make sure you don't have an infection (i.e. C Dificile) ...Read more

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Sleep apnea (Tip)

Sleep apnea

Treat allergies, sinus infections, gerd and lose weight. See an ENT specialist for help. ...See more

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Treating the Stomach Flu (Checklist)

Drink plenty of clear liquids
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Rest and relax as much as you can
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After 24 hours, slowly increase your diet to soft foods and increase
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Advice for treating an upset stomach?

Advice for treating an 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. ...Read more

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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more

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