Indigestion, Nausea, Vomiting, and Upset Stomach

Posted On Jan 24 2018 by

Food-poisoning symptoms-abdominal pain, stomach cramps, and multiple bouts of diarrhea or vomiting-tend to be more severe but shorter-lasting than when it’s a stomach bug. Food poisoning and a stomach bug are essentially the same thing-a viral or bacterial infection that causes gastroenteritis, the medical term for inflammation of the stomach and intestines, which leads to vomiting and diarrhea. Education also may prevent patients from falling prey to the charlatans who offer unproven and possibly dangerous treatments for indigestion. Many symptoms are tolerable if patients’ anxieties about the seriousness of their symptoms can be relieved. It also helps patients deal with …