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Shawnee, KS
A 23-year-old female asked:

Unable to keep food/water down for the last 36 hours. is a suppository anti nausea medicine worth a try? i'm pretty weak and will try anything

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Dr. Thomas Karelis
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
May need IV fluids: If you are unable to eat or drink anything for 36 hours, you most likely are getting dehydrated. You can try an anti nausea medication by suppository, but I suggest you be seen by your family doctor today or go to the emergency room for further care.
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