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can ginger make you more nauseous

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Marquart
17 years experience General Surgery
Yes: It can.
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: For some people with mild nausea, ginger is very safe and effective.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Maybe: There are contradictory studies regarding the effect of ginger on nausea but there may be a mild benefit on nausea at best.
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Can do. : It is a natural remedy. Candied ginger is something i've used on occasion. If you're needing it often, the question to be answered is why?
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many times: Ginger is a wonderful herb with many medicinal properties including relief of nausea, morning sickness & motion sickness. It is even strong enough to ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Organic ginger tea: I agree with dr. Baker. I have not only recommended it to patients, I have also used it on a # of occasions. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Bojrab
27 years experience Psychiatry
Multiple Causes: Nausea can be caused by irritation of the stomach or other parts of the GI tract. Our brain can also trigger nausea (we have a special part of our bra ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ginger ; Nausea: Nausea can be triggered by the brain or my GI irritants. Ginger is an intestinal spasmolytic ; helps eliminate gas from the intestines. Ginger also im ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ginger Root: Nausea can be triggered by the brain or my GI irritants. Ginger is an intestinal spasmolytic & helps eliminate gas from the intestines. Ginger also ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Ginger: Ginger's exact mechanism of action in nausea is uncertain, but there are several proposed mechanisms. The components thought to be active in this eff ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Both: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boil ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Nausea: Nausea can be from many causes, including acute illness, post nasal drip, gastritis, and many medications. Persistent nausea should be evaluated by ph ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nausea & Dizziness: If you are chronically dizzy and nauseous, please see your primary physician for evaluation to determine the cause.
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