A 32-year-old female asked:
What causes extreme hyperemesis? each pregnancy is worse and i was on tpn with my 3rd baby. is there anything i can do to prevent this?
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Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Pregnancy: Every pregnancy can be different. The changes in hormones is thought to be the cause of hyperemesis gravida. Other then anti nausea meds and sometimes IV fluids there is not a cure. Small frequent meals and/or having something in your stomach even a few crackers can help. Unfortunately some women have severe cases that are difficult to manage. Hope you feel better!
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