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Are There Ways To Prevent Nausea And Vomiting With Leukemia
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
Breathing techniques: Breathing techniques have been used for stress-induced nausea and vomiting as well as cancer patients who have nausea and vomiting as a result of chemotherapy. The technique involves slow diaphragmatic breathing. But you also need to consult your physician for evaluation and diagnosis to find out why you are having these symptoms. ...Read more
Are there any effective over-the-counter medications to stop diarrhea and vomiting associated with gastroenteritis?
Yes: Imodium (loperamide) a-d is available. Never use in children unless directed by your doctor (hardly any pediatrician will recommend). In older kids (over 12) and adults use cautiously only if diarrhea is watery, with no fever or abdominal pain and is causing dehydration (excessive loss of fluids) and you are not being able to drink enough back up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does Zofran (ondansetron) only help with certain causes of nausea or is it good for all types of nausea and vomiting?
See a doc: Severe headache and vomiting can be associated with a variety of illnesses as simple as the flu, sometimes migraine, or may be a symptom of a more serious problem. If a headache is new and severe and is accompanied by other bodily symptoms it is not time for self-diagnosis - it is time to talk to a doctor who can examine and render accurate diagnosis and appropriate care. ...Read more
Menstrual cramps: Omega 3 fatty acid & magnesium supplementation can be beneficial. Avoid ^ sugar & low quality carbohydrate intake. Don’t add extra salt to your food. Keep diet low fat. Avoid processed foods containing extra salt. Reduce caffeine & alcohol use. Be physically active & take time out to relax. ...Read more
Eye: Eye fatigue is very common as many are at computers often. Wash with warm water, face with eyes closed every time you wash your hands. Blink frequently/blinking exercises when on computer, eyelid massaging helps. Consult with us to show you how or see Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com for more info. Wear polycarbonate glasses & sunglasses & hat for eye protection. ...Read more
What are some natural ways to deal with toothaches because the meds are tearing up my stomach and liver?
Depends: It depends on the type of sickle cell anemia. Assuming hemoglobin ss disease we recommend good hydration, avoidance of heavy exercise, avoidance of nicotine. It is really a cumbersome topic though these are the major ones. I would ask your physician, they should be able to provide you with education on prevention of sickle cell crises. Sickle cell is genetic, inherited from mom and dad. ...Read more
HELP organization: This is a wonderful organization, help after neonatal death, that has been good to many of us. I think pregnancy loss is a place where people who haven't experienced it really don't understand. They often say the wrong things in the wrong way and the help people really get it. I'm sorry for your loss. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hypnosis: There have been studies with children blowing pinwheels to decrease anxiety and pain response related to injections and blood draws. Medication can also be very helpful for traumatic experiences. Studies have shown that combat vets administered morphine as soon after trauma have less ptsd. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many ways: Avoid touching nose, eyes, mouth with hands unless you have just washed them well, especially during cold season. Appropriate sleep duration, avoid sick contacts. If traveling, careful with local food. Wash hands whoever possible, stay well hydrated. Dont eat questionable food from your fridge, . ...Read more
What are ways to help with pain associated with endometriosis? I take seasonque & it helps a little. What are other ways besides taking pain pills?
You may need surgery: To remove the endometriosis, the newest method is remover of the visceral peritoneum by the robot or at the least cauterization or laser of the endometriosis and also you can get on depo-lupron to help shrink the endo, but u can only stay on this med for 6-12 months at the most, please make an appt to see your gyn, if u take pills u need to take them continuously and have no periods. ...Read more
Stop taking it: You are allergic to it in some way. If you have pain the requires medication , find out the cause and get the cause resolved instead of dosing on meds you can not take and only cover symptoms. ...Read more
Unlikely: Aside from food allergy or protein enteropathy (when the food protein is toxic to your system), people don't get nausea from allergic diseases. One exception may be nausea from a profuse amount of post-nasal drip although I have yet seen one. I would look for another cause for nausea. Fatigue however may be linked to allergic rhinitis. ...Read more
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