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Severe Morning Sickness (Hyperemesis Gravidarum)
No difference: The definition of hyperemesis is not well defined. Generally if you are not able to tolerate oral intake you need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Support needed: First, please talk with your physician. Perhaps you may need to either be on, or change, your current medication. Have sone comfort in knowing that in some studies, severe nausea/vomiting in pregnancy has been linked to less miscarriage risk. Talk with your partner and family, and have open communication. Tell them that this is a real condition and definately not just "in your head". Hang in there. ...Read more
Simple morning sickness will not hurt your baby. ...See more
Morning sickness: Morning sickness can be helped with ginger candies, ginger ale, or ginger tea; vitamin b6; peppermint candies or tea; nibbling on crackers or toast; or smelling fresh lemon, etc. I'm sorry, but this will not help the down's syndrome part. Homeopathy can also help morning sickness, and so can acupuncture. ...Read more
Light and easy: The most common foods are those that are easily digestible and "light" such as broths, crackers, non meat soups and juices. ...Read more
Ginger, dried nuts, frequent snacking, hydration are keys to overcoming morning sickness. ...See more
Go see your doctor: You've labeled yourself a guy so i suspect your morning sickness isn't due to a prolonged pregnancy. You didn't mention your medications, some of which can cause nausea & fatigue. Poorly controlled dm can also cause fatigue, as can anemia & hypothyroidism. Best to go see your family doc for complete evaluation. Tell him/her what you've noted above. Good luck! ...Read more
Morning sickness can improve as your pregnancy goes on. ...See more
What are causes of severe morning sickness in pregnancy?Why ctr zone is unecessarily triggered in such a natural condition?
Probably OK: However, usually not the first choice at this time ...Read more
Doctor, can doxylamine help my morning sickness? ...See more
Every time my period comes i have severe morning sickness for the duration of 4 days. Is there anyway to ease these symptoms? It worsens every month.
I have been pregnant for a few weeks now and have severe morning sickness. I am sick and nauseous all the time and concerned baby is not getting enough nutrients. What are some good tricks for how to control morning sickness?
Small frequent meals: Taking in small frequent meals is the most important tip with the intake of fluids daily to remain hydrated. If continuous vomiting occurs. please contact your treating OB MD as soon as possible for further advice. ...Read more
Vitamin b 6 can help with morning sickness. ...See more
Do take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help with morning sickness. ...See more
Should i try an OTC anhistimine for my severe morning sickness that last all day? Dr gave me phenagren n it does not begin to help me at all! help
Treatment Failure: When a prescription is not working the next step is to let the physician know that you need another option. Please contact your physician to let them know you are suffering. ...Read more
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