Stomach Upset

Your stomach can get upset due to food poisoning, overeating, fatty food, stress, smoking, too much alcohol, or motion sickness. Some medical conditions, such as ulcers, lactose intolerance, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), intestinal infestation, etc., can also result in stomach upset. There are various home remedies and medicines available to treat an upset stomach.

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Why is my wife experiencing heavy bleeding with all other pregnancy symptoms?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife and I had sex one and a half months ago. We used the withdrawal method for contraception. After four weeks, she showed all the pregnancy symptoms including delayed period. Five weeks after the intercourse, she had heavy bleeding and it continued for four days. I think it was a...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A negative pregnancy test rules out pregnancy. But, to be safe, you can get a serum beta hCG test done. A negative result will rule out any possibility of pregnancy. All the pregnancy symptoms can occur in the case of pregnancy in tubes, called as ectopic pregnancy, wh...  Read Full »

What is the best treatment for stomach flu?

Query: Hello doctor, A week ago, I woke up with an upset stomach, diarrhea, vomiting and rotten egg burps. I suspect it was due to a dairy product that I ate a day earlier. A few hours later, I ate some pasta, and everything started over again with diarrhea, vomiting, and the rotten egg burps. The next day...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and they are within normal limits. Your description fits into acute gastroenteritis, that is, a stomach infection. My recommendations would be the following: A combination of Ofloxacin and Orni...  Read Full »

What happens when you take Caffeine and Ibuprofen together?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having nausea and stomach pain after taking 200 mg of Caffeine and 200 mg of Ibuprofen. And as my stomach pain has not gone away, I wonder whether I could have damaged my stomach as I understand Caffeine in high doses can have harmful interactions with Ibuprofen. Kindly he...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. One dose of Ibuprofen does not happen to cause ulcer or stomach damage. However, it can temporarily increase gastric acid production and can cause some temporary stomach upset. I suggest you take capsule Esomeprazole 30 minutes before meals once da...  Read Full »

My 28 days old daughter has been crying a lot since morning. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, My 28 days old daughter has been crying a lot since morning. Even when she sleeps, she gets up within half an hour crying. Her body temperature is 98.4 F. She does not have a cough or cold. I have a minor throat infection. Is it possible that she might have caught my throat infection...  Read Full »


Dr. Prachee Shah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to hear that your little one is not in good spirits today. A neonate can be upset for a variety of reasons ranging from tummy upset, colic, nose block, ear ache, tiredness, etc.  Since you are having a minor infection and she is waking frequently, there may be ...  Read Full »

I suffer from knee pain and stomach upset. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40 year old female, who weighs 65 kg and I am 5.2 feet tall. I am having a lot of pain in my knees, and my stomach is always upset. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your height and weight, your BMI (body mass index) is 26.42. The normal BMI should be between 18.5 to 24.9. So, the knee pain may be due you being overweight. So, try to reduce your weight. If due to excess pain, you cannot do exercise, ...  Read Full »

What are the common causes for stomach upset?

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from stomach upset for about one month. My stomach feels full and tight all day. My belly looks larger than usual. When I start to eat or drink stomach feels full, but I am still hungry. I have on and off mild stomach pain. I have throat irritation and a burning sensation on...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The most common causes of stomach upset are gastritis, constipation, IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), infection, accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity. Other uncommon causes are tumors of the GI (gastrointestinal) tract. Out of these, gastritis should improve with ...  Read Full »

What causes a bitter taste, upset stomach, dizziness, and a rise in lymphocytes?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having a bitter taste, upset stomach, dizziness for about a month. A month ago, I got lab tests done. Everything was within the normal range. My lymphocyte percentage was at 54% a week ago. I have the same symptoms, and lymphocyte is at 56%. I was told that it is anxiety. Is ...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathish Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your lymphocyte percentage is not that significant to worry about. Still, it will be more informative if you can upload the full CBC panel for better analysis. Your symptoms could be acid reflux-induced gastritis or due to a stone in the gall bladder. We need to inves...  Read Full »

Why does anything I eat make my stool watery and upsets my stomach?

Query: Hi doctor,My stool is watery for the past three months. Eating food tends to upset my system. I have stomach pain while having bowel movements. I consulted a doctor and she suggested me to do a stool test. According to the reports, I had a worm infection and I was given medications to have relief. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Please mention your current body weight. Please mention whether you have lost any weight in the last six months. Please mention your working time. Please mention whether you have any changes in your mood recently. Please mention in detail ...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for an ITP patient suffering from an upset stomach and sore throat.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31-year-old male. I have stomach upset, shortness of breath, sore throat, chest pain, and tightness in chest for the past couple of months. I am an ITP patient. I have fluctuation in my platelet count between 400,000 to 600,000 for the past six months. Till now, I have consulted m...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. According to the statement, you are suffering from stomach upset, shortness of breath, sore throat, chest pain, and tightness for the past few months. You are a known case of ITP (idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura). According to the investig...  Read Full »

What can cause vomiting after eating?

Query: Hi doctor, I am vomiting after eating for the last six days. What to do? I visited my doctor and he prescribed me tablets and gave injection also. I feel weak and my temperature is quite high.  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. This could be a stomach infection. I would suggest in such case an antibiotic containing Ofloxacin and Ornidazole along with anti-emetic like Ondansetron. Also, I suggest to add up a combination of Pantoprazole and Domperidone along. Take soft an...  Read Full »

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