Stomach ache over the counter medicine

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First, my doctor had in the pass given me some a medicine to help with my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stomach</span> which did not work. Also he had recommended an <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>counter</span> med for gas that helped but was not the best. He told me after I explained my symptoms (gas, bloating and a stomach ache) that he believes it is IBS. I have not lost weight which is a good thing. I told him that I have been eating (while on vacation 4ozs of Activia) and now that I am home I have increased it to 8ozs.
My 3 year old daughter has had a off & on stomach ache for just a little over 2 weeks now. I took her to the pediatrician on Friday 7-14-06 & she said she thought it was acid reflux & gave samples of prevacid. She said we should see improvement in 3-4 days & I could also give her pepto if she still hurts later in day after prevacid. We have seen no improvement & last night I had to give her the pepto. I don't feel I should be giving her both of these meds everyday.
Don't know any children who've had an ulcer, but I had one when I was 17. At least you caught it before it turned into a "bleeding" ulcer. If she takes the medicine, she should be fine...and the ulcer should go away. you may want to find out if anything is troubling her, though. At school, at home, etc...because is may be stress that is causing it.
I have pain and when i'm under stress it feels like a burning sensation <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stomach</span>. My <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stomach</span> feels like a volcano and I feel feverish from <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> stomach. I too would like an answer as to what to do because the doctors are no help. they told me it was all in my head.
I really dont like taking Aleive, or any <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>counter</span> meds. So since I have been taking my Brand Synthroid now for eight months every day my level is now normal, but I have felt bad every since I have been back on it.
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So it is probably not being taken for <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> antibiotic properites but for <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stomach</span> motility, it gets <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stomach</span> moving. Sometimes after someone is sick their autonomic nervous system stops working correctly. Maybe read up on the dysautonomia or autonomic dysfunction to see if any of it sounds like it could fit. This is my sons diagnosis. I feel for your son. My son doesn't eat with us either, although, it is usually because he just doesn't feel well enough to leave his room.
Paxiled, what are your feelings about <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> acid relieving <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>counter</span> meds like Tagamet? that has been very helpful for me. I find tomato or acid based foods do add to my difficulty and as I 'love' this type of food . . . I take my antacid prior to the meal. As I don't take the medication every day --- but when I feel a symptom starting or if I'm giving into my craving for red sauce. I've never had any issues with it not working?? Anyway, interesting things we can do with our diet.
that's probably why some people can tolerate canned or cooked <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> frozen. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> canning and cooking kills <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> enzymes present in <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> fresh pineapple. I've done a number of fresh pineapple juice fasts and I'm fine with ONLY pineapple. If there is anything else in my digestive system it's painful for me. So, just my observations in case it helps anyone.
the doctor told him it was just gas and maybe a little acid and urged him to just take some <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>counter</span> medicine if it became bad. This calmed him for about 2 days. then he had more skinny stools and called the doctor up to ask him was he sure the test scanned his entire stomach and told him of this new problem. He then explained to me that he thought he had some sort of intestional blockage and if it became bad he would need to go the emergency room for surgery.
I still feel the pressure in <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> head. It doesnt fix <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> excessive bone cracking all <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> my bone and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> pain that comes with it. And as squirtatious EDS may be a part of the problem also MS/autoimmune disease. My neurologist told me the popping to normal and cut me short. I'm thinking I kinow better than that. I am a nurse but he don't even let him know that after two years I've been seeing him.
Yes, when I had the epididymitis, I had a sharp pain about once ever 5 or 10 minutes, and then a dull ache <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> rest of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> time. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> doctor told me to take 4x200mg Motrin twice daily, and that didn't even begin to touch the pain at all. I went on an antibiotic, and it kept feeling worse and worse until about the third or fourth day, when the pain suddenly started to get better. the pain was gone after about a week (except when I run or do a lot of hard physical activity).
there is a probability that since <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> pathways of nerve impulses to <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> brain via <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stomach</span> and coronary system are <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> same that if there is pressure placed on either there could be disruption in the pathway signals to the brain and or organs that ultimately disrupt things enough which just may send a person afibin. Certain doctors (particularly heart) have considered a certain correlation and state it possibly to be vagus nerve induced atrial fibrillation.
I have suffered with <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> same sickness <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> past 10 years - sulfur burps, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stomach</span> cramping, diarrhea and vomitting. It started in my mid-twenties and I've had many tests from my family doc and then referred to a gastro doctor. I had a hidascan of my gall bladder and it was fine. they also checked for abdominal tumors. All of my blood levels were normal. I even had blood levels drawn mid-attack so they could check my enzyme levels.
When I get <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> head ache <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> aura leaves. Well, after a few hours of just <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> head ache <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> aura would come back and the cycle would start again before it had ever finished! with what it does to my mind, and all the pain, you can imagine how desperate I was. Someone suggested trying alchohol and I did, which didn't work. Well, finally someone suggested taking Aleve, one in the morning and one at night.
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All different specialists seem to have a different prognosis and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> recommended pills <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> years have not really done any good. None of them seem to relate to the closure of the windpipe and cant give me a straight answer when I ask them. Has anyone an answer or better still has anyone else had this problem.
Around 3 months ago I started noticing I was very constipated and could not find any <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>counter</span> medicine/lax that would give me releif. Even <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> meds my doc gave didnt help. I was reffered to a GI doc and in the meantime my constipation cleared up. I now have bad stomach pains. Kinda like a scraping or salt in wound feeling. I have cramps, naseau,rectal pain, bloating TERRIBLE burning and a rumbling tummy. the GI doc gave me zelnorm and nexium-neither worked.
had to come back, then had <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> VERY liquid diarreah, along with <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> horrible <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stomach</span> ache, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> weakness feeling, and some strange ear paralysis ringing or something...) i'm heading back to sleep now... hope that it is all over... i'll make sure to drink plenty of fluids tomorrow...
can get trapped in the fundus of the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stomach</span> (look up a picture on google to find <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> fundus). Since <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> fundus is on <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> left side of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> body, and gas rises, it pushes up from the stomach through the diaphragm (it doesn't penetrate these structures, it only pushes on them like if you take your fist and push it into an inflated balloon). This can irrate the vagus nerve, or even the phrenic nerve that controls the diaphragm, if it puts pressure on these major nerves.
you are also going to be bending <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> forward in <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> shower. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> shower is not a good place to find out that bending <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> makes you dizzy. Practice it first before you get in a shower, no matter how young and fit and healthy you assume that you are. Stand in front of a bed or couch or a carpeted floor. Slowly bend forward as far as you can comfortably bend, and look between your legs at the crotch. Slowly stand up erect.
Getting ready to head out for chemo. As I said before, I never remember jokes, but I happened to run across several last night in a note book I keep entitled "Just for Fun". Hope they don't offend anyone. A husband and wife were out playing golf. they tee off and one drive goes to the left and the other goes to the right. the wife finds her ball in a patch of Buttercups. She grabs a club and takes a mighty swing at the ball.
It is available <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>counter</span> at drug stores. It is Guaifenesen, which is <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> basic component of some expectorant-type cough medicines, but without all the other ingredients. I have had medical doctors and pharmacists tell me this is a very begnign product with no side effects that can be used every day if needed. take with a large quantitiy of water, as the instructions say. This has worked wonders for me. Good luck.
you know, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>counter</span> head ache medicine. It lists <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> possibility of some pretty nasty side effects too. It doesn't mean you will experience them. Did you know that 1 out of every 100 people that use Motrin develop ulcers? It's true! In some people Motrin can cause Ulcers in the lining of the stomach. you know why it is that you read posts about peoples poor experience with antidepressant medication?
RDR, Hi sweetie, Well, now after the months that we have talked and supported each other thru our different phases, I am glad, after a year your still here on the forum after bieng over 5 months free of the Hydros! Well, now that the benzo's are way under control and down to minute...Today is my day 1 from the 7.5 Hydro's (about 5-7 a day) and yes, c/t. I am already feeling the aching bones and flu like symptoms...I was just wondering, when you c/t off your 5 a day, did anything help you...
Really? MS? Come on now. Now, while I don't want to downplay your own afflictions (and I'm sorry you were diagnosed with MS, it's a horrible disease) - but considering there are QUITE A FEW posts of similiar nature, perhaps it's best to help provide more common/less severe possibilities as well as the "worst case scenarios?
I know it's harder to do than this but try to relax and just accept the things in which we don't have any control <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span>. Medications can be a life saver it's just trying to find <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> one's which help you out <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> most, because everyone is different. I'm a newfound Christian and have found a lot of peace through reading the Bible and praying. Not sure of your religious beliefs but it might be something to consider.
He told me to take the sudafed that you get behind <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>counter</span> because he also had <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> same feelings years ago and after going from doctor to doctor and then finally almost being thrown out I guess maybe he found that it was his sinus'. I recently was sent to have allergy testing done. I have severe allergies to dust mites and I am now getting allergy shots. Also the doctor had a CT scan done which showed maybe chronic sinusitus. I have started taking three-lac.
I also had severe and constant diarrhea the entire time I was on <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> medicine to <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> point that it was bloody most of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span></span> time. My face was very swollen, pale, and I had dark sunken in eyes. Nobody knew that I was on lexapro, but everybody told me that I looked unhealthy.