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It's probably a simple reaction between the water and your stomach acid. I can think of a number of chemical reactions that could cause you to...
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if the child has been given the recommended medication [pediatrician recommended] i would also include pedialyte drinks [available at most drug...
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One cup of coffee per day is generally allowed in pregnancy. Up to 200mg of caffeine are allowed, and most coffee or tea contains 137-150 mg...
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Yes, one can survive quite a while on IVs, but there would need to be special fluids that provide additional nutritional support (calories), not just...
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drink water, chamomile teaif your stomach is empty - should eat something small: bread, potatoif you have blue mentos can help toothis is only quick...
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Eating before a workout depends on the type of exercise.  If it is a brisk walk or light jog, exercising on an empty stomach is fine but be sure...
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It's possible, though lactose intolerance usually presents as bloating and diarrhea rather than vomiting. This is because lactose intolerance is...
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No, drinking lemon juice will NOT prevent a stomach virus. The citric acid on lemons can damage teeth if you eat them excessively, but in moderation...
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I think you feel bloated most of the times. This may be due to lack of thyroid hormones, which may cause some other symptoms like sluggishness...
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Hi, Could be your wife may have mouth ulcers or an abscess, as both of these can leave a bitter taste in the mouth.Hope this helps.Good Luck 
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It's important to adopt a balanced, nutrient-rich diet to help the ulcer heal and keep your body healthy. Small frequent meals (4-6 times) tend...
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I do not see how drinking something acidic (lemon juice is citric ACID) will make your...
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I have no way of estimating her current level of hydration: --Does she have tears? --Is the inside of her mouth moist? --Is her skin elastic? (pinch...
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