Medical

Have Medical Questions? Ask a Doctor Online!

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Medical

I have been trowing up and having diarrhea. I believe that

Customer Question
something I eat is making...
I have been trowing up and having diarrhea. I believe that something I eat is making my stomach hurt but it has not gone away since this morning around 7am. I have thrown up three times and gone to the bathroom at least five times. Is there anything I can take for maybe food poisoning?
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Medical
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Medical Question
Answered in 5 minutes by:
9/5/2016
Doctor: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 1 year ago
Dr Stan
Dr Stan, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 2,261
Experience: Physician at Stanley L Simpson, DO
Verified

Hi, Dr. Stan here to help you today. Since you are vomiting, you should not take any medication or food at least until you don't vomit for at least 6 hours. Second, you are dehydrated and require fluid replacement. It is best that you go to an Urgent Care Center to get IV fluids and medication intravenously. You need to rest your GI system. I can suggest oral medication, but most likely it will not work and you will vomit again.

I am here to answer any additional questions you may have. Thank you for allowing me to provide assistance. I hope your medical problem(s) are resolved soon and you feel better. We are credited only after you give a positive rating of 3-5 stars for the information I provided. Thank you.

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I have thrown up only twice in the morning. Now I just been having diarrhea I did manage to drink an Alkaseltzer and although it manage to make my stomach feel slightly better I'm still experiencing body pain, diarrhea, and slight stomach nausea
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
What kind of oral Medicine can help? Or do you still suggest the same thing as before
Doctor: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 1 year ago

You can try Imodium for the diarrhea. This is available without a prescription. Also since you have not vomited for 6 hours, try Tums, Rolaids at double the suggested dose on the bottle. Also over the counter Nexium to relieve the stomach acid (this will take 12-24 hours to work, but the Tums, Rolaids will work within 20-30 minutes) which will help to control any further reflux.

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Doctor: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Also use Pedialyte (best) or Gatorade to replenish your fluids and electrolytes.

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Doctor: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 1 year ago

I trust you feel better?

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Doctor: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Did the treatment I suggested relieve your diarrhea and acid reflux?

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Doctor: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Would you be kind enough to rate my response, hopefully with 5 stars.

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Ask Dr Stan Your Own Question
Dr Stan
Dr Stan
Dr Stan, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 2,261
2,261 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Physician at Stanley L Simpson, DO

Dr Stan is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Family Physician

Family Physician

Doctor

2,592 satisfied customers

Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years

Dr. Ketch

Dr. Ketch

Board Certified Physician

76 satisfied customers

Medical Degree, Former Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Yale University

DrRussMD

DrRussMD

Board Certified Physician

51,160 satisfied customers

Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.

Dr Basu

Dr Basu

Experienced Specialist

20,734 satisfied customers

MD

Dr. David

Dr. David

Board Certified Physician

224 satisfied customers

Treat children/young adults, former chief resident, multiple publications

Dr. D. Love

Dr. D. Love

Doctor

17,064 satisfied customers

Family Physician for 10 years; Hospital Medical Director for 10 years.

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Doctor

13,486 satisfied customers

20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.

< Previous | Next >

Related Medical Questions
I have a sharp pain in my right arm pit. It started out
I have a sharp pain in my right arm pit. It started out sharp like a bee sting but since after an hour its just a very sore spot … read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
13,486 satisfied customers
I have had a sore throat since Tues. Usually a cold will
Hi I have had a sore throat since Tues. Usually a cold will start with a sore throat but move to my chest or head within 24 hours. My throat is raw. It is very swollen and read. Should I be concerned?… read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
13,486 satisfied customers
Coughing uncontrolable. Six months got worse recently. Went
went to cardiologist, general practitioner,temple lung center, liver specialist, kidney doctor,ear nose throat doctor, had upper endoscopy, no signs of any problems with luings, xray lungs and us of abdomen put on spirolactone and Lasix doctors scratching their heads… read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,620 satisfied customers
For almost a week I have had constant diarrhea and joint,
For almost a week I have had constant diarrhea and joint, muscle, and bone pain from head to toe. … read more
Medicaldoctor
Medicaldoctor
postgraduate resident,MD
Master\u0027s Degree
91 satisfied customers
Re heart muscle weakness, are there any systems, what
Re heart muscle weakness, are there any systems, what measurement triggers indicate surgery, and what surgery procedures are available. Thanks. … read more
Dr.Saleem
Dr.Saleem
Consultant Cardiologist
Doctoral Degree
729 satisfied customers
I take fenfibrate 160 mg. Can I have 4 beers once every
I take fenfibrate 160 mg. Can I have 4 beers once every other week? … read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
13,486 satisfied customers
For the past three weeks when I lay down at night, I begin
For the past three weeks when I lay down at night, I begin wheezing. This is driving me x0. … read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
B.A.M.S.
5,921 satisfied customers
I have what feels to be a large lump under my scrotum it is
i have what feels to be a large lump under my scrotum it is very tender and painful to sit and touch … read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine
Post-Doctoral Degree
32,389 satisfied customers
I have been having pain for 2 hours after ejaculation. What
I have been having pain for 2 hours after ejaculation. What could be my medical condition.?… read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
B.A.M.S.
5,921 satisfied customers
I'm six days late and all day yesterday I had horrible
I'm six days late and all day yesterday I had horrible Abdominal pain and had the urge to pee but all that came out was a thick clot of blood.. so I was just wondering if I had a miscarriage … read more
Dr. Juran
Dr. Juran
Physician, Partner
Doctoral Degree
183 satisfied customers
Dentist put me on amoxi for tooth infection befor extraction
dentist put me on amoxi for tooth infection befor extraction 4 days later my body joints muscles are all aching terrible,have little lumps behind my ear and up my next ,Dr sent me home and said stop t… read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine
Post-Doctoral Degree
32,389 satisfied customers
If you are taking Eliquis for a DVT, what over the counter
If you are taking Eliquis for a DVT, what over the counter medication can you take for a cold/allergy problem? … read more
Neuro Doctor
Neuro Doctor
Full Time Neurologist
Neurologist MD (USA Board Certified
2,534 satisfied customers
My pinky has been hurting slightly for a few days, but today
my pinky has been hurting slightly for a few days, but today it's swollen and hurts even more … read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
B.A.M.S.
5,921 satisfied customers
I took a pre employment drug test using my daughter's urine.
I took a pre employment drug test using my daughter's urine. They had me go twice, not sure why. But I so happen to have enough in the bottle with me. But because it wasn't filled to the line, they wa… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,043 satisfied customers
Will Testosterone enanthate help someone with crippling
Will Testosterone enanthate help someone with crippling arthritis. … read more
Doctor John MD
Doctor John MD
Urgent Care and Sports Medicine Doctor
Doctoral Degree
506 satisfied customers
Fell on 9/13/17 left pinky swollen, painful and top floppy.
fell on 9/13/17 left pinky swollen, painful and top floppy. Self care - metal splint form cvs, ice and aleve. about 10/15/17 went to local clinic they recommended xray. results took too long. about 10… read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
13,486 satisfied customers
I have not been feeling good for 12 days, now. Last week, I
I have not been feeling good for 12 days, now. Last week, I got meds for ear infection, throat infection. This week, they added Prednisone. Two days later, I realized I had a UTI w/ just lower back pa… read more
Doctor John MD
Doctor John MD
Urgent Care and Sports Medicine Doctor
Doctoral Degree
506 satisfied customers
I have had this bizarre rash that comes 1-2 a year usually
I have had this bizarre rash that comes 1-2 a year usually in cold weather or very hot weather when I wear suits - its almost always after I have pants that fit to tightly - especially the wool. Somet… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,043 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x