A 42-year-old member asked:
How do you generally diagnose cyclic vomiting syndrome?
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Dr. Cole Livingstonanswered
Emergency Medicine 9 years experience
Vomiting cycles.: Cyclic vomiting syndrome (cvs) gets its name from the pattern of vomiting experienced by patients suffering from this condition. Cvs is characterized by 1-2 days of frequent intense vomiting, followed by several weeks with no symptoms. This is in contrast to "chronic" vomiting, where a patient experiences nausea and vomiting almost daily, 1-2 times a day. Diagnosis is by a patient's history.
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Addiction Medicine 41 years experience
Cyclic Vomiting: The diagnosis, by the consensus from those who are studying this disorder, included two or more episodes of severe nausea and persistent vomiting or retching, lasting less than an hour to multiple days. There is a return to usual state of health between episodes hat last from weeks to many month. There are many causes and many medical treatments as well.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
How do I know if I have cyclic vomiting syndrome?
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neurology 48 years experience
See your PCP: It will be the typical history of repeated attacks of nausea and vomiting lasting days to weeks followed by normal period for weeks to months and then again attacks. It has a strong association with migraines.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
What is cyclic vomiting syndrome?
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Gastroenterology 17 years experience
Vomiting / Well : Periods of unexplained vomiting separate by well periods. More information at www.Cvsaonline.Org/.
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