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I accidentally took a teaspoon of baking powder days

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I accidentally took a teaspoon of baking powder for two days I am worried please help
Hi and thanks for query.Are you experiencing any sign and symptoms?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Yesterday I had pain like Hartburn

You do not need to worry about it. Actually your stomach contains an acid called hydrochloric acid and baking powder is a base, so the acid in the stomach neutralizes baking powder . In two days time your body neutralizes baking soda and your kidneys and lungs auto-regulate your acid base balance efficiently.You can take omeprazole for your heartburn.If it does not settle or you develop other symptoms you should get a thorough examination by your GP.Let me know if you have further questions.Please do leave a positive rating.Best wishes.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

You mentioned baking soda did you mean baking powder because I didn't take baking soda. Or are you saying should take baking soda in the next two days

Sorry i mean baking powder, i wrote soda by mistake. My apologies.Please leave a positive rating.Best wishes.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thanks Dr Uzair I appreciate your help

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