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A 31-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to die from cyclic vomiting syndrome?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine 18 years experience
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 in these patients if not treated, but this is rare in modern medicine.
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Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery 30 years experience
Yes: If dehydration gets out of hand without adequate medical care - yes.
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A 32-year-old member asked:

How do I know if I have cyclic vomiting syndrome?

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Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 49 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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Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Vomiting / Well : Periods of unexplained vomiting separate by well periods. More information at www.Cvsaonline.Org/.
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How is cyclic vomiting syndrome (cvs) typically treated?
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Is there still no cure for cyclic vomiting syndrome? Any new found medications or cures?
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Are pediatric and adult-onset cyclic vomiting syndrome (cvs) different conditions?
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