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Why do saltines and flat 7-up settle an upset stomach?
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: They buffer acid
"upset stomach" is not enough information to help you.
Do you have nausea with/without vomiting, fullness, bloating, gassiness, pain (if so in what location(s)), bleeding, diarrhea/constipation/change in baseline bowel habits, tenderness, distension? Are you pregnant, have underlying disease, >60?

In brief: They buffer acid
"upset stomach" is not enough information to help you.
Do you have nausea with/without vomiting, fullness, bloating, gassiness, pain (if so in what location(s)), bleeding, diarrhea/constipation/change in baseline bowel habits, tenderness, distension? Are you pregnant, have underlying disease, >60?
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