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Hi, Ive been having some issues with my digestion recently.

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Hi, I've been having some issues with my digestion recently. I already suffer from IBS and have been having bouts of an upset tummy because of that and have been under a lot of stress and pressure from work. I've had what I think is acid reflux a few times over the past three weeks or so and I'm now also suffering from a churning, burning sensation in my stomach with twinges of pain. I'm about to go away for a month so difficult to see a doctor. Is there any over the counter remedies that you'd recommend?
Thanks

Dr. Natasha :

hello

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are you still there?

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My favorite OTC medications are

Dr. Natasha :

maalox or mylanta for acute pain and burning

Dr. Natasha :

and pepcid or zantac to prevent the burning (doesn't work right away as the maalox or mylanta)

Dr. Natasha :

if that doesn't work, you can substitute prilosec for pepcid or zantac

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If that still doesn't work, you need to see your doctor- or unless you have black or bloody stool, fever, etc

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eat a bland diet- no spicy food, alcohol, citric food, peppermint, caffeine, tomatoes

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Also don't eat less than 2 hours prior to going to sleep :-)

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I hope that this helped

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please leave positive feedback if it did :-)

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use reply if you need clarification

Customer:

Hi -

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did you see what I wrote?

Customer:

thanks I'll try the mylanta

Dr. Natasha :

hello?

Customer:

yes thank you

Dr. Natasha :

you are welcome

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hello

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did I provide you with excellent serviec?

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did I provide you with excellent service?

Customer:

yes thank you

Dr. Natasha :

great. Will check in with you in 2 days to see how you are :-

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