• pegg pegg
    June 06, 2011
    Can drinking water cause stomach pain?
    pegg pegg
    June 06, 2011

    Can drinking tap water cause stomach pain? I don't have this problem when I drink bottled water, but I do with tap water.

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  • Stephanie
    Health Guide
    June 09, 2011
    Stephanie
    Health Guide
    June 09, 2011

    I've never heard of this but if you are consistently getting the same result, then I guess it's possible. Very often things affect some people more than others. For example, bananas are on the list for reflux but yet I can't eat them. It might simply be that the water fills your stomach and is washing back up and causing a reflux-like reaction.

    Here are some links you might find helpful:

    5 Drinks to Avoid with Acid Reflux

    Heartburn Trigger Foods

    7 Symptoms of Acid Reflux


    Stephanie

    • helen p.
      September 03, 2015
      helen p.
      September 03, 2015
      I have the same problem as Pegg. Bottled water can also cause problems. When I was in Africa I had to keep changing brands of water every 2-3 days because my stomach would get used to each brand and I was back with stomach pains again. This happened from just taking a mouthful of water. I found that drinking cooled boiled water helped. READ MORE

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