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What can help the symptoms of cyclic vomiting syndrome?

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Dr. Cole Livingston
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Emergency Medicine 9 years experience
Medication options: While a few studies have linked cyclic vomiting syndrome (cvs) with migraines (or a family history of migraines), we still don't know what exactly causes a person to develop cvs. Treatment options include anti-nausea medications such as Promethazine (phenergan) or ondansetron (zofran), anti-migraine medications, neuroleptics, and pro-kinetic medications. Many options.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

What are the common causes and symptoms of cyclic vomiting syndrome?

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Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine 41 years experience
Cyclic Vomiting: A number of possible causes have been identified. Some have specific food triggers, others have a strong migraine history in their family, others have episodes with of emotional changes or stress. The closer research can get to a consistent cause, the more likely a consensus will form as to treatment options.
A 32-year-old member asked:

How do I know if I have cyclic vomiting syndrome?

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Dr. Prem Gupta
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.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What is cyclic vomiting syndrome?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
Vomiting / Well : Periods of unexplained vomiting separate by well periods. More information at www.Cvsaonline.Org/.

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