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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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Query: Hello doctor, My son is 10 years old and has been getting colds and fevers often for the past two months. He either gets a stomach upset or a cold with a fever. For the past three days, he has had a severe cough that does not make him sleep at night. Should I consult a doctor in person for this, or ...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is a recurrence of bronchitis, and it is associated with low immunity. Give tulsi leaves and ginger juice with honey three times a day. Nebulize twice daily with Duolin (Levosalbutamol) and Budecort (Budesonide) respules. Give one tablet o...  Read Full »

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Query: Hi doctor, My brother, who is 35 years old, has frequent stomach upset. As soon as he eats outside food that is spicy, he gets severe stomach pain. Will that be due to an ulcer or gastritis? Please help with suggestions. He is also overweight. Is there any diet plan to be followed? Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Eating out or spicy foods are common risk factors for gastritis, which makes it less likely to cause an ulcer. Ulcer pain is severe and persistent, and ulcers can bleed, which will lead to black-colored vomiting or black-colored stools. In...  Read Full »

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Query: Hello doctor, I have bad pain at the top of my shoulder, and lower back, and my stomach has not been well. Also, it has given me a headache as I have been moving around a lot. It hurts a lot, so I took the tablet Anadin Extra (Acetometaphen) and tablet Tylenol (Paracetamol). I am unable to get an ap...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your queries and understand your concern. After going through your details, the following are the answers: Headache is most likely due to mild dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids containing electrolytes. Keep a watch on your systolic (upper) blood pres...  Read Full »

I am experiencing upper stomach pain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 30-year-old female, and I have been experiencing stomach pain in the upper area after eating pizza that contains mushrooms. This has never happened before, but it has occurred in the past two or three instances. I am unsure if it is an allergy or something else. Could it be relat...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hello,Welcome to understand your concern. Yes, mushrooms can be poisonous at times, and such stomachaches may be attributed to that. I would recommend refraining from eating until the discomfort subsides. Some mushrooms can harbor fungal infections, leading to stomach upset and pain. A...  Read Full »

Why am I having upset stomach with pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having pain in my stomach and upset stomach with pain just started today. I am healthy otherwise.  Read Full »

Dr. Abhirami Subramaniam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Nothing to worry. If the pain had started only today and no other symptoms along with it, I would suggest you take the following tablet Buscopan (Butylscopolamine 10 mg) before food two times a day (morning and night) for two days. Advice for you is to avoid spicy food an...  Read Full »

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Query: Hello doctor, My 2.6 years old son is suffering from stomach gas since last month. Every night he wakes up from his sleep crying. He got an OPV yesterday morning, and we gave him Neopeptine 5 ml tonight for the stomach problem. I am scared that I gave him the syrup after OPV. Is there any risk assoc...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hi, Welcome to 1. Neopeptine (combination of Pepsin and Alpha-amylase) is an absolutely safe medicine even if given alone or with any other medicine or any vaccine. It is the best medicine for abdominal pain. 2. Regarding stomach upset, keep a check on the appetite of the child as to ...  Read Full »

I swallowed a portion of the tooth crown. Please help.

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Dr. Bharat Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. Zirconia crown cannot cause any bleeding because it is completely biocompatible and is easily excreted from the body. But metal crown can take some more time to get out, but it will be out during normal bowel motion...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. 1. Stomach ache, nausea and loose stools could be due to acute gastroenteritis, food poisoning or stomach upset. Child will need antibiotics, because this appears to be an infection. 2. Eldopar contains Loperamide drug, which is used ...  Read Full »

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