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Posted on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 in Lump
Question: I had surgery for lymphoma that was found around my appendix, 2.5cm of colon and my appendix were removed on 6/27. Last night I drank one can of Ensure and immediately developed mild pain in my stomach which prevented my sleeping most of the night. I see the surgeon later today but what can be done for the stomach in the meantime
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Ensure induced gastric upset . suggestions provided .

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* Seems Ensure induced gastric upset .

* Suggestions till meeting your surgeon

- Consume soft , light diet at intervals .
- Avoid further ensure .
- Preferable liquids would be boiled water , coconut water , lemon juice .
- Instant dose of cap.Priloec ( 20 ) mg and tab. Tylenol ( 500 ) mg ( both
available on OTC basis ) can give relief within 1 hr , provided these were
not in your drug basket which you tried .
- Avoid any spicy , oily stuffs .

Hope this will help you .
Welcome for further doubts .
Regards .

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