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I have stomach ache everytime I drink milk. I've tried lactaid but that didn't help. Carnation helps me but I want to have milk with cereal. Please help!?

I have stomach ache everytime I drink milk. I've tried lactaid but that didn't help. Carnation helps me but I want to have milk with cereal. Please help!?

Alternatives: Lactase deficiency (intolerance to lactose/milk sugar) can lead to symptoms you describe; if no response to lactaid (lactase), you could try a milk substitute (eg. Soy milk, rice milk, almond milk). Some of them are quite good. Some people (eg after gall bladder removed) have problems with fat in the diet, and whole milk contains quite a bit of fat. Trying a low fat/non-fat milk can help this. ...Read more

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Lactaid is a dietary supplement used by people with lactose intolerance to help digest lactose better. Lactaid contains lactase which is the enzyme ...Read more


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Why do I get a stomach ache after drinking milk. I am 26 ?

Why do I get a stomach ache after drinking milk. I am 26
   

























































































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Well: And general symptoms of lactose intolerance for milk can be abdominal bloating constipation or diarrhea. For specific diagnosis see a primary care doctor ...Read more

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How does it feel to be lactose intolerant hi I have been drinking lots of milk latley and afterwards I get the worst stomach aches do you think that means I could be lactose intolerant?

How does it feel to be lactose intolerant hi I have been drinking lots of milk latley and afterwards I get the worst stomach aches do you think that means I could be lactose intolerant?

Possibly: But lactose intolerant people not only have stomach pain after eating dairy products, they also experience severe diarrhea. If you have a feeling that you might be lactose intolerant please see a doctor for an official diagnosis and possible guidelines for treatment. ...Read more

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After every time I eat or even drink water I get a bad stomach ache and it feels like I have a hard rock in my stomach?

After every time I eat or even drink water I get a bad
stomach ache and it feels like I have a hard rock in my
stomach?

Need to call ur MD: There are too many possibilities. U need to be properly interviewed and examined. It can b GI bug, ulcers, gallbladder, blockage etc. U need to be seen personally. ...Read more

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I have stomach ache after drinking milk, what to do for relief?

I have stomach ache after drinking milk, what to do for relief?

Lactose intolerance: Try a Lactaid pill with the milk next time around or try the Lactaid brand of milk. If not better, then it's not LI. ...Read more

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Hi. Recently I've been having terrible stomach aches, and it only happens while I drink milk. Now it doesn't happen for ice cream or anything else.

Hi. Recently I've been having terrible stomach aches, and it only happens while I drink milk. Now it doesn't happen for ice cream or anything else.

Lactose intolerant?: You could be lactose intolerant. Sometimes this won't happen with smaller amounts as in ice cream. See your doctor and get checked. Good luck! ...Read more

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Would it be a bad idea to drink green tea with a stomach ache?

Would it be a bad idea to drink green tea with a stomach ache?

Green Tea effects: Green Tea is an Anti oxidant which is good for Health.
For mild stomach ache, it is ok to drink green Tea.
Please see a Physician for Diagnosis of stomach ache which may be due to Stress, Gastritis, GERD, or Ulcer; and Treatment. ...Read more

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I have the worst stomach ache I've ever had after drinking half a bottle of cherry Vodca what should I do to help the pain in my stomach?

I have the worst stomach ache I've ever had after drinking half a bottle of cherry Vodca what should I do to help the pain in my stomach?

Prilosec : For stomach ache after drinking vodka. First stop all Alcohol. Second you can take medicine such as Prilosec also antacuds like Mylanta Maalox,tums or acid blockers like ranitidine Pepcid (famotidine) should help ...Read more

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Can not drinking enough water while on Accutane cause stomach aches, gas, discomfort?

Can not drinking enough water while on Accutane cause stomach aches, gas, discomfort?

Accutane: Accutane by itself can cause some stomach discomfort. However, not drinking enough water is not usually associated with anymore or less stomach discomfort while on accutane. ...Read more

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I always had stomach ache everytime I would drink cold water in the morning, always, never missed a chance. What could be its cause?

I always had stomach ache everytime I would drink cold water in the morning, always, never missed a chance. What could be its cause?

Stomach pain: The stomach is a sensitive organ and shocking it with cold water may not be the kindest thing you could do to it. Some people react with nausea and or pain with this as there are temperature sensitive receptors in the lining of stomach/nerves. Try lukewarm water, after all you wouldn't step into a cold shower in the morning would you? Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How come after a night of drinking vodka, i have the runs today and stomach aches? Nothing will sit in my stomach. But no hangover.?

EtoH side effect: Alcohol can irritate/inflame the stomach causing an upset stomach(gastritis), vomiting, and dry heaving.
Alcohol can cause inflammation of the esophagus causing heartburn. The small and large intestines reabsorb salt and water, alcohol interferes with this absorption=diarrhea. ...Read more

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Can green tea (with caffeine) cause stomach gurgling, gas, and stomach aches? After drinking, it every day for a couple days? Thought it would help me.

Can green tea (with caffeine) cause stomach gurgling, gas, and stomach aches? After drinking, it every day for a couple days? Thought it would help me.

Drinking more than: 3 cups of green tea per day can lead to significant side effects for some. Overdose of Green Tea (usually extract) may lead to irritability, insomnia, irregular or rapid heart rate, muscle twitching, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, liver damage, trouble breathing, dizziness, fever, confusion, hallucinations, diuresis, seizures, loss of consciousness & even death. ...Read more

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Stomach ache after vomiting after drinking alcohol?

Stomach ache after vomiting after drinking alcohol?

See your family doc!: Alcohol is toxic to humans and organs. Sounds like you have really irritated your stomach and may have gastritis or esophagitis, which could cause bleeding. ...Read more

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My 7 month old has high temp a stomach ache is eating less and hardly drinking, he is teething aswell and won't sleep what do I do?

My 7 month old has high temp a stomach ache is eating less and hardly drinking, he is teething aswell and won't sleep what do I do?

Take him in for exam: He may be having his first exposure to a virus. If so, the biggest concern is keeping him hydrated. It is a pretty miserable experience but it is self limiting. This is very common and if it is the case, subsequent events will be much less severe but may include cold sores. A topical medicine may be prescribed which will keep him a bit more comfortable. ...Read more

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Can Kombucha make you feel like ur getting a stomach bug an hour after drinking it? (burning sour feeling in abdomen mixed with a mild stomach ache + nausea) I think this happened once before after I drank a bottle of it but I'm not sure.

Maybe: I'm not sure if I've hear this before but it is entirely possible if there is a timing correlation between when you drank it and the onset of your symptoms, that is likely the cause. Kombucha can be fairly acidic (pH of 2-3) because it contains by products of what is essentially fermentation. If you already have mild problems with acid reflux, kombucha could make it worse. ...Read more

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Is binge drinking the reason for slight stomach ache and loose stool? If yes how long will it continue after drinking stops?

Is binge drinking the reason for slight stomach ache and loose stool? If yes how long will it continue after drinking stops?

It can be : Binge drinking can lead to alcoholic gastritis, which causes stomach pain. The loose stools can be part of general GI irritation. If your system is responding this way, it's giving you a strong message to stop abusing it. If you still have difficulty in a few days, please see your physician. If you have dark stools or vomit blood, get emergency medical attention. ...Read more

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Stomach ache after eating anything, largge or small. Thirsty. What is wrong? Drinking water and tea and taking Tums (calcium carbonate)

Stomach ache after eating anything, largge or small. Thirsty. What is wrong? Drinking water and tea and taking Tums (calcium carbonate)

Depends: This can be a GI infection, gallbladder problem, ulcer, reflux, or something more sinister: such as low blood flow to the stomach or heart attack. It depends on your age and history. See a doctor. You may need an ultrasound or egd. ...Read more

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My 9yo son has an unexplained high fever, nose bleed, stomach ache, burning on urinating but ua was normal at ped office yesterday. Eating/drinking ok?

My 9yo son has an unexplained high fever, nose bleed, stomach ache, burning on urinating but ua was normal at ped office yesterday. Eating/drinking ok?

What else?: This may be serious. A negative ua doesn't explain the other findings, your son needs a full evaluation. What did the pediatrician tell you? What other tests are pending or will be done? What did his physical examination show? Talk to your doctor about all this. ...Read more

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Was on antibiotic that made me sick. 2 weeks ago. Still, have no appitite and diareah and when I do eat I get bad stomach aches.

Was on antibiotic that made me sick. 2 weeks ago. Still, have no appitite and diareah and when I do eat I get bad stomach aches.

Probably not: Most antibiotics are used to help you of course. Any adverse effects are usually self limiting as over a short period, the antibiotic is no longer in your system, ... And would not be present 2 weeks after. You may have a virus or some other intestinal issues going on. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Sometime get stomach aches fiahhreah and chills/shakein like im cold but im not. What the best way to deal with the chills doc on 5th cause unknown still?

Sometime get stomach aches fiahhreah and chills/shakein like im cold but im not. What the best way to deal with the chills doc on 5th cause unknown still?

FUO: This sounds like what is called a fever of undetermined origin. The best thing that you can do it to see an infectious diseases expert asap and get this assessed appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

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How come I get stomach aches when I lay down at night to sleep?

How come I get stomach aches when I lay down at night to sleep?

GERD: You can modify the diet, sleep on two + pillows, thicken feeds, avoid those foods that make you burp, take antacids even ppis or h2 blockers and/or see a GI specialist to r/o gastro-esophageal reflux disease (gerd)

p.S. How's your weight, post pregnancy? ...Read more

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Weight loss without wanting to. Had nausea for the past 2 weeks and get stomach aches when hungry. I am also having a bit of pain when I go to the wc.

Weight loss without wanting to. Had nausea for the past 2 weeks and get stomach aches when hungry. I am also having a bit of pain when I go to the wc.

See doctor: Unintended weight loss is a concern, and warrants evaluation. Your doctor will take a thorough history, perform a physical exam, and order appropriate tests to diagnose the problem. ...Read more

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