Why Does Your Stomach Ache and How Can Medicine Help?

What's a Stomachache?

Sometimes, your stomach feels sore. This is called a stomachache.

Common Causes:

Eating too much or too fast can make your stomach hurt.

Other Reasons:

Sometimes, it’s because of germs or not eating the right foods.

Your body tells you when it’s not happy! That's why you feel pain.

Listen to Your Body:

Rest and drink lots of water. It often helps a lot!

What Can You Do?

Medicine Helps:

Sometimes, doctors suggest medicine to make you feel better.

Types of Medicine:

Antacids help calm your stomach by neutralizing acid.

More Medicines:

Other medicines fight germs that upset your stomach.

Only take medicine if a grown-up or doctor says it’s okay!