sour stomach

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sour stomach

An unpleasant sensation that typically includes gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, indigestion, and bloating. The phrase can be used with or without an article preceding it. Bill has a sour stomach now after eating all that spicy food at dinner. I have sour stomach a lot, so I always keep antacids with me.
See also: sour, stomach
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Some drugs, such as steroids, erythromycin, and salicylates (aspirin derivatives), may actually trigger a sour stomach, which can be effectively eliminated by taking an antacid.