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Usually pills like this you have to wait an hour after so that if gives your pill time to dissolve and do its job. And if its for your stomach you...
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I wouldn't eait while your stomach is upset.  But make sure to drink fluids because you could get dehydrated.    If you've...
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Well, no, that's not normal. It's probably something you should have checked out by a medical professional.Many conditions can cause this...
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The classic instructions for taking thyroid hormone have always been to take it on an...
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I'm sorry to hear you're going through this. It sounds miserable and worrisome.I want to emphasize your need to stay hydrated, even if...
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Just a thought.  Probably have no energy because you are dehydrated from the increased loss of fluid even tho you are drinking, it may very well...
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I have been taking 175 to 200 mcg every day for more than 30 years. I think you were given accurate information on how to properly take...
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The next step would be to see a gastoenterlogist - someone that can visually inspect your stomach with a fiberoptic scope, or at least run some...
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Due to the fact that you have tried some over-the-counter medications and it has been three days and you do not have any relief, not able to drink or...
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The short answer is yes. It's probably not harmful in the strict sense of the word, but does adversely affect digestion.  I've seen...
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Two basic possibilities: a) food poisoning or what is sometimes called "stomach flu" and b) some more lasting problem. Either way, you need...
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Try to drink more fluids and hydrate. Or it could be just anxiety has something stressful happened? Or it may be an internal issue. I would go to the...
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i think u should try to get in with a gi dr. your primary may not be able to help. also try to cut down on fatty foods and drinking. it will really...
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If you are on any medications, you should talk to your doctor immediately. You may be having an allergic reaction.
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Although I do not know your age, number of years drinking, or your normal alcohol intake, it sounds like you'll be ok this time. But if the...