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cyclic vomiting syndrome treatment in adults

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
THERE IS NO CURE: There is no cure.Treatment with totirimate and amitrptilin helps prevent attacks.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Not entirely: The clinical presentation might be slightly different, especially in terms of triggers (more common with children) , they are not considered different ... Read More
Dr. J. Blake Perkins
21 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: Cvs in children has much more study behind it than in adults, and therefore, less information to draw from. Recent studies suggest that many of the c ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Status quo: Don't make any drastic changes in your life style and hopefully you should do alright.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
45 years experience Gastroenterology
Rare: Occurs primarily in young adults and teens. Not associated with any structural abnormality to the GI tract.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes but...: It is rare. I am presuming that you are referring to the syndrome seen in young children; dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities can lead to death ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Puzzled: Why would you want to get cyclic vomiting syndrome? Most people I know would prefer NOT to get cyclic vomiting syndrome. Is this some arcane cultic th ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hydration, meds: During a bout of vomiting, a patient might be treated with hydration and anti-emetic medication to decrease nausea and vomiting. No definitive treatme ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meenakshi Jain
47 years experience Gynecology
Endometriosis : Usually symptoms which are cyclical may be associated with menstrual cycle. If you are having pain with periods in addition to episodes of vomiting an ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
17 years experience Family Medicine
Look here: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/cvs/index.aspx.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
30 years experience Neurology
Other: One might consider other things first, like phenytoin. Deep sedation tends to turn off everything, by definition.
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