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Is there a surgery that will cure motion sickness

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Diaz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Make sure that it's just motion sickness you have and not another problem with balance or vertigo. Some causes of vertigo can be cured or treated ver ... Read More
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Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Forget surgery as a treatment option.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph De Santi
28 years experience Family Medicine
Cruising & Compazine: Compazine is a powerful medication, and an old drug. It originally was used as an anxiolytic and antipsychotic but was found to have anti-emetic prop ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Prevention: Look at the horizon or a land mass (island or shore), stay on deck rather than go below, eating lighter easily digestible meals. If motion sickness oc ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Motion sickness: Some techniques include looking straight in the direction of the travel when in a car & if night-time close your eyes or nap, chew gum, fresh cool air ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Motion sickness: One POSSIBILITY is an inner ear infection. Please see your doctor and avoid thinking this is a permanent condition. I see you have RA. Here is a li ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Motion sickness.: Try Ginger. Also focus your eyes on a fixed object for few minutes.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Some treatments: Meclizine can help this and can be bought over the counter. So can, scopolamine patches.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Vertigo: Certain movements can trigger vertigo feeling. Please start w/your primary care doctor. He/she may refer you to a specialist such as a neurologist o ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Scopolamine patches are fairly effective, but work best if applied the night before travel. All drugs in this class share side effects of dry mouth, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Jerky frame movements, rapidly flashing lights, fast action (like car chases), and movements like roller coaster or falling sequences can cause motion ... Read More

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