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My stomach hurts really bad what medicine should I take ??

My stomach hurts really bad  what medicine should I take ??

Depends: on what is causing the pain Jason. If I were you, try a Tums or Zantac (ranitidine) now. Avoid Ibuprofen, Aleve, Naproxen and other "NSAIDS". It may be more serious than we think, and you might need urgent evaluation since I don't know the symptoms you are experiencing. If I were you, see your doctor to figure out what is going on. If your pain is severe, go in immediately. Best of luck. ...Read more

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3days w pain on left under rib side.Stomach hurts too and lil appetite. If i take one bite of food i feel really full wen i haven't ate. What wrong?

3days w pain on left under rib side.Stomach hurts too and lil appetite. If i take one bite of food i feel really full wen i haven't ate. What wrong?

Gastritis?: There are many possibilities to explain your symptoms. One of them is gastritis, so a trial of antacid therapy may help (eg ranitidine or omeprazole). See your doctor if not better in a few days. ...Read more

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My stomach hurts & I'm constipated... What can I take for this?

My stomach hurts & I'm constipated... What can I take for this?

Exercise/walking are: more often most effective, e.g. 2-4 miles/day. Many other options: fiber additives (slow), a number of dried prunes (faster), Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) (faster), citrate of magnesia &/or fleets phospho soda (often results within several hours), etc. Study: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constipation for an overview & consider professional help worthy of your trust for many other possibilities. ...Read more

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My stomach hurts , I have bloating. What should I take , what should I eat ?

My stomach hurts , I have bloating. What should I take , what should I eat ?

IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome might be explanatory for recurrent bowel dysfunction in a male. A doctor should be consulted to sort this out. In my experience such chronic symptoms in a youngish males are often found in extreme sports enthusiasts who have chronic low back pain and who have injured their pelvic girdle joints. Food intolerances and milk lactose intolerance can cause same symptoms. ...Read more

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Im constipated went yesterday due to taking 30mg dulcalax should I take more because I'm still bloated and stomach hurts bad. ?

Yes: you can take more, but i would suggest miralax (or generic for it), which is a more effective otc medication. if no improvement after several days, then seek medical attention ...Read more

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Why when i eat at night the next day when i wake up my stomach hurts? Sometimes it hurts to take deep breaths. The pain goes away after a few minutes

Why when i eat at night the next day when i wake up my stomach hurts? Sometimes it hurts to take deep breaths. The pain goes away after a few minutes

Gallbladder: Could be secondary to gallstones. Is there a family history of gallbladder disease. Have you had children? Do fatty or fried foods bother your stomach? Check with your doctor an ultrasound may be in order. ...Read more