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I have had nausea and dizzyness with vomitting for about 9 days now. my taste buds are off...i normally drink caffeine free diet soda and i can't stand the taste of it. i have tried different types of sprites or 7/ups to try to settle my stomach and the t

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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
It's not taste buds: That concern me in this case - it's the vomiting and dizziness for such a prolonged time. This can lead to and be a sign of severe dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. It warrants urgent attention and deeper evaluation into the cause of the problem.
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Dr. Howard Schneider
Pediatric Dentistry 36 years experience
See your doctor ASAP: If you have dizziness and vomiting for 9 days you need to see your doctor or hospital emergency room immediately. Your sense of taste being "off" from constant vomiting is the least of your problems. You could be getting seriously dehydrated and this an kill you. Do not wait. Get to the doctor!
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Last updated Jun 10, 2020


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