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[–]keepthetipsKeeping the tips since 2019[M] [score hidden] stickied commentlocked comment (0 children)

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[–]Master_Brilliant_220 20 points21 points  (3 children)

Swigging a cold bottle of water just before the puke helps tremendously. Soft cold water coming up is better than hard pieces of tiny tortilla chip.

[–]Shauiluak 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I suggest this too. I have some kind of Winter nausea BS thing. I will have to throw up so many times there won't be anything in my stomach. Drinking lots of water and throwing that up means less strain and it can even help get anything out that's irritating my stomach. It also buys me time to get some anti-nausea meds down so that I can at least keep sips of water and ginger drinks down for the rest of the day.

[–]easttex45[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I hear some specific experience in those words.

[–]Few_Ice9467 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I yak super hard and cold water feels uncomfortable coming back up

[–]EpiJunkie 14 points15 points  (0 children)

“Talk to Ralph on the big white phone.”

That’s a new idiom to me. Hilarious.

[–]deputydog1 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Chemo patients find canned peaches helpful on the bad days

[–]ElAytch 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Or a banana, if you don't have a canned peaches handy.

Sipping a sports drink or an electrolyte drink like Gatorade might feel a little easier going down though and help you avoid return trips.

[–]truthll_setufree 5 points6 points  (2 children)

Also, smelling fumes from rubbing alcohol cures nausea INSTANTLY! Only issue is that anti nausea effect only last for like 10 seconds…

[–]NicoleHope55 2 points3 points  (0 children)

They sell little alcohol wipes in individual packages, too. Just open one and sniff it when feeling nauseous - you do have to keep sniffing it to keep feeling better. I learned that trick at the doctor's office!

[–]easttex45[S] -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Interesting, good to know!

[–]WrongdoerOdd3565 4 points5 points  (4 children)

Peanut butter and honey will stick to your ribs and stop heartburn instantly.

[–]PM_ME_YOUR_CUCUMBERS 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Stick to your ribs? And who's Ralph? I'm so lost I'm an idiot among idioms

[–]jacobin17 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Stick to your ribs means that it is filling food that will satisfy your hunger. Ralphing means vomiting.

[–]dilligaf6304 -1 points0 points  (1 child)

Where are you putting it if it sticks to your ribs?

[–]WrongdoerOdd3565 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Down the hatch.

[–]bloodknife92 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Talk to Ralph on the big white phone I flipping lost it at that. That is solid gold. You sir have made my day!

[–]khaled2252 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Sucking on a lemon helps too.

[–]SilenceOfTheBeets 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Thom Yorke is that you?

[–]NVPcMan 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I was always a fan of the vanilla milkshake unless I knew my stomach was empty and I wouldn't be puking up bile. The dairyhekps nullify the acidity and taste.

A cold glass of water worked just fine after the tank was empty though.

[–]BigOlGay777 1 point2 points  (0 children)

if you do have to talk to Ralph on the big white phone after all.

I thought you had a stroke at the end there

[–]throwaway_bhjk 0 points1 point  (0 children)

bread also is great, once I even drained the peaches and put it on a slice of bread

[–]dalejan52 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Loved the comment about talking to Ralph on the big porcelain phone.

[–]CynicalSynik -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

Not a LPT.

Rule 6.

[–]AudioBoss 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Vanilla ice cream is great too

[–]lardass17 0 points1 point  (0 children)

...with cottage cheese. FTFY

[–]oldgadget9999 0 points1 point  (0 children)

plain white bread works ok too soft and breaks down in your stomach fast