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Can lying on one side relieve a stomach ache?
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Dr. Steve Kagan
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Maybe
Your stomach empties to the left.
..That's why laying on your left side can ease some types of stomach aches.

In brief: Maybe
Your stomach empties to the left.
..That's why laying on your left side can ease some types of stomach aches.
Dr. Steve Kagan
Dr. Steve Kagan
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Yes
If the pain is caused by gas trapped behind a turn, repositioning often helps.

In brief: Yes
If the pain is caused by gas trapped behind a turn, repositioning often helps.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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