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(1) Referring to the stomach; gastric.
(2) Improving gastric activity.
noun An agent which aids in digestion (digestant), or improves appetite (aperitive).
A herb used to stimulate the secretion of gastric juices.
Avens (Geum urbanum), bitterwood (Picraena excelsa), columbo (Frasera carolinensis), sweet flag (Acorus calamus).
Patient discussion about stomachic
Q. Stomach ulcer or bad heartburn? hi. i am not sure if this is just heartburn or maybe i have an ulcer. for the last 7 months i have been getting really severe pains in my stomach (between my chest and my belly button). my upper back gets sharp pains and my stomach bloats out like I’m 8 months pregnant!!!. i have tried to take antacids for this but nothing works. i don’t know what else to do. it scares me sometimes because i have no idea what it is. My mom thinks it could be an ulcer. the pain lasts for a good 4 to 5 hours and i cant even sit down because the pain hurts so bad. can anyone tell me what this might be?????
Q. 10 weeks pregnant, stomach pain. My sister is 10 weeks pregnant and she is suffering from stomach pain from week 5 until now. I am Just wondering is it normal to have stomach pain when pregnant? and dose it go away after 12 weeks? This is her first pregnancy so please educate us.
Q. Ive been having problems with my stomach bloating and it is very tender and sore what could it be?
Is the pain relieved by defecation? Do you have also diarrhea or constipation? If so, these features may suggest IBS (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/MEDLINEPLUS/ency/article/000246.htm)
Anyway, stomach problems can also result from serious, albeit usually rare, conditions, so consulting a doctor may be wise in this situation.