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What kind of condition is cyclic vomiting syndrome?

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Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
Gastroenterology 45 years experience
Rare: Occurs primarily in young adults and teens. Not associated with any structural abnormality to the GI tract.
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
As the name implies, children may have bouts lasting hours to days of vomiting. Lots of things can cause this, but cyclic vomiting syndrome is considered one of several "functional" GI disorders.
Feb 12, 2012

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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 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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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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