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What kind of pain killer to take for stomach aches?

What kind of pain killer to take for stomach aches?

Need Evaluation: If your stomach is constantly painful, you need GI evaluation. You may have an ulcer or ca of the stomach. If you are have esophogeal pain which is similar or frequently called heartburn, much the same evaluationj is needed. You need to get to the bottom of what's causing the pain! ...Read more

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I have stomach ache, accompanied by back pain. What kind of tests can I take to check my digestive health?

I have stomach ache, accompanied by back pain. What kind of tests can I take to check my digestive health?

See your doctor: Upper stomach pain with upper back pain could be gallstones. An ultrasound would diagnose this. Lower stomach and back pain could ne gynecological, kidney stones or intestinal. You really need to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What do my stomach aches mean? What can I take for the pain?

What do my stomach aches mean? What can I take for the pain?

Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I get really really bad stomach aches all the time. Is there anything i can take for this?

I get really really bad stomach aches all the time. Is there anything i can take for this?

Evaluate the cause: The major thing is to find out why these pains are occurring. Once that is done then an effective treatment can be started. You can try otc meds such as Omeprazole or zantac (ranitidine). ...Read more

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How to take concerta without getting bad stomach aches?

How to take concerta without getting bad stomach aches?

Food: Most of the stimulant medications do h ave stomach ache as a potential side effect. It is best t to be sure the child has eaten something before taking it as they can also decrease appetite. If the stomach aches continue despite that then i would talk to your doctor about changing the medication. ...Read more

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Which type of stomach ache is it and why is it happening?

Which type of stomach ache is it and why is it happening?

More info: . When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Is it related to eating? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? If it is not too bad you can schedule an appt with your md. If severe, go to er. ...Read more

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Hi how are you I I am 61 years of age and have been having stomach ache for 4 days what should I do or take for it?

Hi how are you I I am 61 years of age and have been having stomach ache for 4 days what should I do or take for it?

Exam needed: Four days of abdominal distress especially if there is associated tenderness,nausea,or bowel problems is of great concern and requires an evaluation by a physician. More information is needed in order to inform you of possible diagnoses. I urge you to go to the hospital emergency room where prompt examination and testing can be done. ...Read more

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Can kids on stimulants take probiotics for stomach aches?

Can kids on stimulants take probiotics for stomach aches?

Probably: Generally, there is no problem using probiotics when taking stimulants. However, if the probiotics acidify the stomach (like citrus does) then the medication may not work as well. ...Read more

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I ate fish and have a stomach ache what do I take thank you.?

I ate fish and have a stomach ache  what do I take thank you.?

Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate): If you are an adult, try over the counter medications such as pepto-bismol, alka-seltzer, or ginger root tea. If pain persists call you doctor.;. ...Read more

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My husbands bowel movements are liquid and he has stomach aches. What should he take?

My husbands bowel movements are liquid and he has stomach aches. What should he take?

OTC remedies...: If your husbands symptoms have been long-standing i.e. Greater than 2 weeks duration he should see a doctor. If more recent onset then he should try otc remedies like pepto-bismol or Imodium (loperamide) ad. Also, he might want to restrict milk and ice cream as well as high fiber foods such as raw fruits and vegetables till the symptoms improve. ...Read more

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Should I take my son to the doctor if she swallowed some pennies and now has a stomach ache?

Should I take my son to the doctor if she swallowed some pennies and now has a stomach ache?

Yes: They may take an xray and see where the pennies are. Depending on their location the doctor may want you to watch for them to pass through (they will come out in your child's poop) or may go in and take them out via an endoscopy. ...Read more

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I have muscle aches all over(I exercised a lot), kind of tired, loss of appetite, when I eat I kinda get a stomach ache, stuffy nose, no feverorchills?

I have muscle aches all over(I exercised a lot), kind of tired, loss of appetite, when I eat I kinda get a stomach ache, stuffy nose, no feverorchills?

Need more: Obviously, muscle aches can occur after exercise along with fatigue and loss of appetite especially immediately after a bout of intense exercise. Muscle aches, loss of appetite and fatigue not unusual if exercise is intense and can persist if you aren't allowing enough time for recovery between exercise sessions. Stuffy nose? give more details ...Read more

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