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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Please tell me what to take for upset stomach?

Please tell me what to take for upset stomach?

Try ginger: Nausea can be triggered by the brain or my GI irritants. Ginger is an intestinal spasmolytic & helps eliminate gas from the intestines. Ginger also impacts the feedback loop between nausea center in the brain and the stomach. It is very beneficial for nausea and motion sickness. ...Read more

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Can a 5 year old take rolaids for an upset stomach?

Can a 5 year old take rolaids for an upset stomach?

Yes: Rolaids are ok, they can cause constipation. They also have children's malox. Use sparingly and if u give them a lot try to figure why all the upset stomachs. ...Read more

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Is upset stomach usually associated with amoxicillin? I've taken two 500 mg pills with little to no food. Can you take it with or without food?

Is upset stomach usually associated with amoxicillin? I've taken two 500 mg pills with little to no food. Can you take it with or without food?

Usually no problem: Amoxicillin rarely upsets the stomach, but if you think it's happening to you, take it with some food. It is equally well absorbed and equally effective taken with or without food. ...Read more

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How much mag glycinate should I take alongside two lots of 600mg calcium a day? I seem to only tolerate 100mg a day at the moment (upset stomach)

How much mag glycinate should I take alongside two lots of 600mg calcium a day? I seem to only tolerate 100mg a day at the moment (upset stomach)

May need a change: Calcium is often best taken in a 2:1 ratio with magnesium. Your dosage right now of magnesium is less than that, but you are getting an upset stomach from it. Consider using another form of magnesium, such as magnesium oxide. Sometimes you can also find calcium and magnesium already mixed in a 2:1 ratio in a single tablet. See your doctor if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Upset stomach "what do I take?"

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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Feeling nauseous,upset stomach,lethargic and have a cold what can I take??

Feeling nauseous,upset stomach,lethargic and have a cold what can I take??

Vague: Depends on the history and an exam. Do these symptoms occur frequently or just recently? Get to a Dr. so you are not treating with a med that may not do anything or make you worse. ...Read more

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What are oer the counter medicines that i can take for an upset stomach or nausea?

Several: At 49 you're probably not pregnant. Meclazine and emetrol can settle stomachs and are not prescription. Flat coke and ginger ale are old standbys. ...Read more

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what dose it mean if you have an upset stomach and pain in the left arm and hurts to take a deep breath?

 what dose it mean if you have an upset stomach and pain in the left arm and hurts to take a deep breath?

May be: esophagitis. There are various medicines that can cause a chemical irritation to the esophagus (for instance, doxycycline) resulting in left arm pain and an upset stomach. You may have pain with deep inspiration, too. There are several other possibilities, and you will want to discuss these with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have an upset stomach, diahera, and lack of appetite. What's wrong with me and what should I take to get better?

I have an upset stomach, diahera, and lack of appetite. What's wrong with me and what should I take to get better?

Depends : If it has only been a few days then it is most likely a gastroenteritis for which otc medications such as maalox , pepto may help. If longer , you should call your doctor. ...Read more

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16, 175, 5'4 female, nauseas, vomiting, loss of appetite , sleepy, upset stomach, moods wings, ? Causes?

16, 175, 5'4 female, nauseas, vomiting, loss of appetite , sleepy, upset stomach, moods wings, ? Causes?

A LOT!!!: Wow you are really not feeling well at all. You need to speak with your doctor as you have a lot of symptoms that may all be related or not. How long is this happening? Are you anxious, stressed, worried, depressed, have a virus, have and ulcer. There is so much here so i think that there are many things to consider and rule out. ...Read more

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What can I take for an upset stomach if I had a bleeding ulcer in the past?

What can I take for an upset stomach if I had a bleeding ulcer in the past?

Doctor: I would seriously consider alling your doctor about this. You can take peptobismol but this could be te ulcer rebleeding. ...Read more

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Upset stomach, took 4 mg zofran, (ondansetron) how much can I take? Deathly afraid of throwing up

Upset stomach, took 4 mg zofran, (ondansetron) how much can I take? Deathly afraid of throwing up

8 mg: Normally 4 mg works pretty good. I would not suggest you take more than 8 mg every eight hours without consulting your physician. Higher doses are usually required for someone with chemotherapy. ...Read more

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