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Any suggestions for treating chronic nausea and vomiting with fibromyalgia?

Any suggestions for treating chronic nausea and vomiting with fibromyalgia?

Find cause of N & V.: Fibromyalgia is a syndrome of generalized pain and weakness in numerous parts of body. It is called a syndrome because one can not find any objective evidence of a problem. One mistake the pt and doc make is that once a person is labelled as having "fibromyalgia", there is a trap other sx are part of the syndrome: n & v is not. Doc needs to look for true cause, then rx will become clear. ...Read more

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Leukemia (Definition)

A malignant hematologic neoplasm that originates in the bone marrow and represents a clonal proliferation of hematopoietic elements belonging to any of the myeloid, lymphoid, erythroid, and megakaryocytic lineages. Of note, other hematologic neoplasms like lymphoma or myeloma may demonstrate a leukemic phase without actually originating in the bone marrow ...Read more


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What is a good medicine to prevent nausea and vomiting?

What is a good medicine to prevent nausea and vomiting?

Use of ginger: Ginger can reduce nausea & upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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What to do about preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting? Is the nausea preventable?

What to do about preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting? Is the nausea preventable?

Avoid surgery: If postoperative nausea and vomiting are to be avoided, don't have surgery... Seriously though mention your concerns to the surgeon and the anesthesiologist - there are many texhniques and drugs to avoid this. ...Read more

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How can I prevent nausea and vomiting after surgery?

How can I prevent  nausea and vomiting after surgery?

Many ways...: If you tend to have postoperative nausea and/or vomiting or if you are susceptible to carsickness, be sure to let your surgeon and anesthesiologist know. There are medications that can be given before, during, and after surgery to minimize this. Unfortunately, a few people still have this problem. ...Read more

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Sumatriptan injections for cluster headaches, does that interact with Zofran (ondansetron)? & does sumatriptan also have the ability to prevent nausea and vomiting?

Sumatriptan injections for cluster headaches, does that interact with Zofran (ondansetron)? & does sumatriptan also have the ability to prevent nausea and vomiting?

No interaction: Wanted to clarify your questions as I seriously doubt you have cluster headaches, which occur in middle aged men, and is a very specific syndrome. Secondly, you would do far better taking a preventative agent to obviate the need for injections which have risk of stroke or heart attack, especially if you smoke or take BCP's. Consider riboflavin, butterbur, Co-Q10. ...Read more

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Have they developed a way to prevent post-operative nausea & vomiting?

Have they developed a way to prevent post-operative nausea & vomiting?

Yes: There are several medications or combinations of medications that can be given before, during & after anesthesia to help control this. Ask your anesthesiologist. Medications are usually very successful but not 100% effective for everyone. ...Read more

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What's the most effective way to prevent nausea/vomiting after wisdom teeth removal?

What's the most effective way to prevent nausea/vomiting after wisdom teeth removal?

PONV: If you have a history of ponv - then a medication like zofran (ondansetron) intra-operatively & post-operatively can significantly reduce/eliminate post operative nausea & vomiting. Additionally, a dose of intra-operative Dexamethasone helps not only with swelling but also effects the chemotactic trigger zone in brain. Fast a full 12 hours before. Advance diet from clears to puree first 2d, & avoid narcotics. ...Read more

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How many hours should I put between meals and a radiation session of the pelvis to prevent nausea/vomiting?

How many hours should I put between meals and a radiation session of the pelvis to prevent nausea/vomiting?

Pelvic radiotherapy : Rarely causes nausea or vomiting (upper abdominal, stomach or pancreas, even the old inverted y in lymphoma may). We usually suggest a light, non-fatty meal before - dry cereal or toast, water or tea, but for pelvis therapy, one needs to worry about diarrhea - avoiding fresh fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Does Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) help prevent nausea/vomiting from stomach bug? One doctor said it does but another said it doesn't...?

No: Dimenhydrinate is used primarily to PREVENT motion sickness. You take it about 30 minutes before the perceived precipitating event. The only off-label indication for this medication is to prevent the nausea and vomiting associated with first-trimester pregnancy, also known as "morning sickness" to many women. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for preventing nausea/vomiting due to radiation therapy of the pelvis?

What is the best medicine for preventing nausea/vomiting due to radiation therapy of the pelvis?

The one that works : The best medicine will be the one that works for you. There are plenty of antimausea medication- from compazine, reglan, phenergan, (promethazine) ondansetron, steroids etc. Ginger also can help prevent/treat nausea. The most important here is for you to be proactive - take it before you vomit. Once you vomit- it will be hard for you to swallow any medication. Talk to your doc to give you any of the above. ...Read more

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What could lead to my nausea and vomiting?

What could lead to my nausea and vomiting?

I don't know.: There are many possible reasons for nausea & vomiting. Please see this extensive list of possible causes of nausea by mayo clinic: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/nausea/my00572/dsection=causes. ...Read more

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What to do if I have nausea and vomiting (emotophobia?

What to do if I have nausea and vomiting (emotophobia?

Fear of vomiting: Emotophobia is fear of vomiting. It can happen with patients who have frequent nausea and vomiting (such as cancer patients who worry about symptoms with each dose of chemo) or it can be from bad vomiting episodes in the past. This may be related to a generalized anxiety disorder. If this is a symptom that is severe or happens frequently, talk to your doctor about treatment options. ...Read more

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Can Bisoprolol cause nausea and vomiting?

Can Bisoprolol cause nausea and vomiting?

Not commonly: Any medication can cause a varying array of side effects to any patient. Although its not a common side effect ,doesn't mean its not the drug causing you a problem. The easiest thing to do is have your doctor change the medication to another and see if things resolve. If they don't a work up for why you have these issues should be performed. ...Read more

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Why is nausea and vomiting a symptom of a UTI?

Why is nausea and vomiting a symptom of a UTI?

Here are some ...: Most adult females with UTIs just have some irritative urination with no systemic symptoms such as nausea or vomiting. So, it's worthwhile to consider if there is any drug-related side effects. How long have you used nitrofurantoin, which is known to cause some GI-upset in some users? To solve such health-related uncertainty, bring the detailed Hx to see Doc for more timely evaluation & counseling ...Read more

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Does emetrol really work for nausea and vomiting?

Does emetrol really work for nausea and vomiting?

Doubtful: Emetrol solution is used for treating nausea and vomiting. It is unknown exactly how emetrol solution works. It is a phosphorated carbohydrate solution made of fructose. ...Read more

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Are nausea and vomiting seen as symptoms of whiplash?

Occasionally: I have seen this very occasionally but it is not a typical complaint of someone with whiplash. There are a few serious causes of nausea and vomiting that can occur after a whiplash accident and if you are having these symptoms you should see a doctor right away to make sure there is nothing serious going on. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more