Top 20 Doctor insights on: Water empty stomach
Constant ULQ pain hurt worse after only little bit of water on empty stomach. Types of food (greasy spicy acidic) doesn't matter, all hurt. Help?
Gastritis: Your symptoms sound like gastritis (inflammation of the stomach). Try an H2 blocker (ranitidine or cimetidine), and see if it helps. Avoid alcohol, smoking, and caffeine. If you have black stools or vomiting blood, go to the ER. If your symptoms don't improve, go to your doctor, as you may need an upper endoscopy. Hope this helps! ...Read more
More info needed: So far your symptoms are suggesting a motility disorder/ spasm. Things to look for and adjust in order to better understand your symptoms are comparing small sips/gulping, room temperature/ ice cold, drinking during meals/ on an empty stomach. If your symptoms worsen do not hesitate to mention them to your primary care physician. Hope it helps. ...Read more
Can't hurt: It helps get the bowels moving for some people. Otherwise, adequate fluids keep you well hydrated, but time of day doesn't matter. First blush teeth before drinking. ...Read more
What will be the benefits of drinking tender coconut water in empty stomach continously for 3- 6 months?
None.: No identified health benefit to this. However, you do get the satisfaction of supporting the coconut industry. ...Read more
Acid is released in stomach soon after eating on empty stomach. Does stomach also release acid upon drinking only water on empty stomach?
Can not control it: Acid is made in the stomach all the time. So do not worry about the effects of drinking/eating food. This is a physiological function which you can not control. The only thing that can stop it are antacids which can shut off the production of acid in people who have acid related symptoms like Heart burn from Acid reflux. Tell us more about your problem...what are you trying to do to your acidity? ...Read more
If you are drinking: Too large a bolus too quickly it can distend your stomach and cause nausea. Sip slowly. ...Read more
I am urinating 6 times a day. I used to drink around 1 to 1.5 liter water on empty stomach in early morning. I am taking three cups of green tea every. My urine output is 500ml each time. Is this normal?
Trying 2 lose weight: Unless predisposed to dehydration, when doctor asks you to liberalize fluids he/she means to drink lots (but not excessive amounts) of water & non-sugary or non-salty drinks. That excludes: sodas, caffeinated products, alcohol, highly sweetened products, & even "sports" drinks. Healthy foods: fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats & moderation. There is such a thing as too much water though! ...Read more
No: That is actually good to do. Too much water though can cause pain. So don't drink like 1 L or more, just a normal glass or two of water. ...Read more
May be, no harm: There is no harm in drinking lemon water at waking up. If you like it and feel that it is doing you good, please continue. ...Read more
Is pomegranate sauce as good as using fresh pomegranate? Is it good to have in the morning with warm water on an empty stomach? Any side effects?
NO: Artificial substitutes are not like the real thing. ...Read more
Is it true that drinking around 4 glasses of water on an empty stomach has many health benefits? Or does it matter if it is on an empty stomach?
Hi I was taking a cinnamon & honey with boiled water an empty stomach but after 15 minuets later it makes me vomiting why?
Had painful heartburn and burping these few days, didn’t drink gassy drinks at all. Could drinking lemon water on empty stomach be the cause?
Daily morning if I drink the water for the empty stomach it is get vomited (only water no food items) form last 15 days, & also have numbness is hand?
Does honey with warm water if taken empty stomach early morning on a regular basis leads to constipation?
Is lemon in warm water drinking with empty stomach in early morning good for bones? I'm Osteopenia patient. Bmd -1.9 & -1.8. vimn d 25/ weight gain.
Lemon water can: Trigger gastric juices and help w/digestion. Talk w/your doc and consider taking a supplement formula containing calcium, vitamin D, and other co-factors. One product like this is called OsteoThera but a health care professional needs to get it for you. Peace and good health. ...Read more
See below: It depends on who you ask. It is good to drink water in general, however there is no proven benefits of drinking water in morning on an empty stomach in particular. ...Read more
Consumed alcohol last night, empty stomach (I know!!) but now over 12 hours later cannot keep water down for more than 20 minutes.
To have such a "violent" reaction to alcohol! You should call your Primary Care Provider as soon as practical and discuss with him/her! DON'T BE EMBARRASSED it may be related to a number of conditions.
In the meantime. Try using some antacid or an H-2 Blocker (Pepcid (famotidine) AC) to calm your stomach down!
Hope this helps! Good Luck!
Dr Z ...Read more