Nausea – How can I calm my upset stomach and stop vomiting?

NauseaAt the FIRST sign of NAUSEA — upset stomach or vomiting:

Step 1 – Nothing by Mouth for 6-8 hours.  Then if no further nausea or vomiting, go to …

Step 2 – Take only ICE CHIPS BY MOUTH for 6-8 hours.  Then if no nausea or vomiting, go to …

Step 3 – Take only ONE (1) TEASPOONFUL of WATER EVERY 5 MINUTES (equals 1 quart in 24 hours).  Take teaspoons of water for 6-8 hours.  Then if no nausea or vomiting, go to …

Step 4 – Take SIPS OF WATER EVERY 5 MINUTES for 6-8 hours.  Then if still no nausea or vomiting, go to …


Nausea2If nausea or vomiting re-occurs at any of the above steps, go back to Step 1.

If this process does not stop your nausea or vomiting, please come see me, Doctor Buckmaster, in my office on Highway 59 just north of Gulf Shores.


Questions? Come in, call or ask Doctor Buckmaster Here.

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This column is for information and education only and is not intended to be a substitute for seeing a medical provider for healthcare attention. This web site does not diagnose or treat any medical disease, disorder, ailment, etc., or otherwise practice medicine. Always consult your healthcare provider prior to embarking on or making any changes in any medical or psychiatric problems. Dr. Buckmaster does not receive funding from any pharmaceutical company, but is a self-reliant, independent, solo-practicing physician.

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