Stomach Aches

Here are some things to consider doing. Some items may not be applicable to you.

If you have a stomach ache:

  • Try to have a bowel movement
  • Try an anti-acid (e.g., Tums, Rolaids)
  • Lay on your back

If you find yourself using anti-acids frequently and you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Weight loss
  • Blood in vomit
  • Dark black stools, especially if there’s blood
  • See a doctor


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