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What Is The Best Treatment For Nausea And Vomiting
Depends on cause: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. Treatment of Food poisoning may include oral or intravenous replacement of fluids/ electrolytes. Antibiotics may be needed. ...Read more
Diagnosis: There is never a best treatment without first obtaining an accurate diagnosis. Consultation with an md is the only way to obtain the information about why, and then a best treatment can be planned for. Good luck! ...Read more
IBS: Abdominal bloating is considered to be a subset of irritable bowel syndrome but you will need to be evaluated for other causes like reflux, gallstones, pancreatic problems, gyn problems if female and kidney problems. Once work up is negative options are probiotics, antispasmodics and a new treatment with antibiotic rifaximin. Consult your doctor for options. ...Read more
What is the best treatment for colicky abdominal pain and bloating and does chamomile tea works for this situation?
Wait and watch: Colic goes away on its own usually by 5 or 6 months of age. There are not any real medications to treat it other than the herbal formulas as you have already used. Always check with your doctor as other problems can cause symptoms like colic- most commonly acid reflux disease ...Read more
Fluids fluids fluids: Drinks plenty of fluids to keep up with the fluid losses. There are medications that can slow down the diarrhea such as lomotil, (diphenoxylat and atropine) but they may prolong the episode of the loose stools. Its better to let the body flush it out naturally, while you keep up with the fluid losses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the safest treatment for non-infectious diarrhea and abdominal cramps and does black tea helpful for this situation?best regard.
The safest: is over the counter anti-diarrhea agents ( eg: Immodium AD) which may or may not be available in your location (Chemical name is Loperamide) NOT RECOMMENDING SPECIFICALLY jsu an example> As far as I know black Tea (eg TANNIN) may have some beneficial effect but its negligible! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Medications: There are many medications that help with nausea and work in different ways. For chemotherapy-associated nausea some of the best medications are the 5ht3 antagonists such as ondansetron. Other types of nausea medications can be used alone or in combination with the 5ht3 drugs for optimal nausea control. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Stop the medication: Akethesia is usually caused by bad reaction to a neurotropic medication. It involves restless movements and inability to sit still. Once the medication is reduced or stopped, the symptoms should resolve. ...Read more
What is the best herbal treatment for diarrhea and abdominal cramps,and does probiotics beneficial for the situation?best regard.
Most of the time...: ...High-fiber foods and plenty of water. Trouble is, most fiber tastes bad or has a bad texture. There are artificial fiber preparations that are tasteless, and can be added to any drink without making it unpalatable, but bran and bananas are still my favorites. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
constipation: In a young male is most often caused by inadequate fluid intake or the wrong fluids and lack of fiber. Both are necessary. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) has no fiber and i reserve for the elderly sedentary patients. Drink 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily, 20 oz additional per 30 minutes of strenuous activity. Eat a good hi fiber diet and don't waste your money on fiber supplements. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Acid blockers: Also known as proton pump inhibitors like Omeprazole etc. Are recommended for the treatment of ulcers. Otc antacids may help with short term symptom relief but will not heal ulcers. If h. Pylori bacterium is present you will need antibiotics as well. Avoid any nsaids, or Aspirin and make sure you eat light avoiding heavy, spicy and acidic foods, including citrus, sodas, caffeine, alcohol & smoking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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