Top
20
Doctor insights on: Are There Ways To Prevent Nausea And Vomiting With Leukemia

Share
Dr. Liawaty Ho
1,150 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Can there be ways to stifle nausea and prevent gagging/vomiting?

Can there be ways to stifle nausea and prevent gagging/vomiting?

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

3

3
What are some ways to prevent vomiting after surgery?

What are some ways to prevent vomiting after surgery?

Depends on surgery: best to talk to the surgeon but anti nausea meds, early but gentle feeding, ambulation / mobility after surgery, avoidance of infection, etc are a few basic things. ...Read more

4

4
Are there any effective over-the-counter medications to stop diarrhea and vomiting associated with gastroenteritis?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Does Zofran (ondansetron) only help with certain causes of nausea or is it good for all types of nausea and vomiting?

Does Zofran (ondansetron) only help with certain causes of nausea or is it good for all types of nausea and vomiting?

Zofran (ondansetron): Hi bonnie h, zofran (ondansetron) is indicated for nausea of really any type. It may be more effective for some than others. As with any medication, it affects different people differently. Hope that helps. ...Read more

6

6
What are some ways to relieve severe headaches and vomiting?

What are some ways to relieve severe headaches 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

7

7
What are some natural ways to prevent menstrual cramps or nausea?

What are some natural ways to prevent menstrual cramps or nausea?

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

8

8
What are some measures to prevent eye fatigue and injuries?

What are some measures to prevent eye fatigue and injuries?

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

9

9
What are some natural ways to deal with toothaches because the meds are tearing up my stomach and liver?

What are some natural ways to deal with toothaches because the meds are tearing up my stomach and liver?

See a dentist: See a dentist asap. Your toothache can be diagnosed and treated so that you won't need to take pain meds. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
What are some ways (self-treatment) to prevent or help deal with sickle cell anemia?

What are some ways (self-treatment) to prevent or help deal with sickle cell anemia?

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

12

12
Are there any good ways to prevent frequent sinus infections with bronchitis?

Are there any good ways to prevent frequent sinus infections with bronchitis?

Keep the nose workin: Over the counter decongestants regularly, a vaporizor at bed time, salene nasal spray. The nose is the guardian of your lungs. As sure as you plug up your nose you may be looking at the bronchitis. ...Read more

13

13
What are some ways of coping with pregnancy loss?

What are some ways of coping with pregnancy loss?

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 more

See 2 more doctor answers
14

14
Are there ways to prevent pain and fear when my child has medical procedures for leukemia?

Are there ways to prevent pain and fear when my child has medical procedures for leukemia?

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 more

See 2 more doctor answers
15

15
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

See 2 more doctor answers
16

16
Are there any good ways to prevent the onset of illness?

Are there any good ways to prevent the onset of illness?

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

17

17
Help with meningitis symptoms? What are some good ways to alleviate the symptoms of meningitis?

Help with meningitis symptoms? What are some good ways to alleviate the symptoms of meningitis?

Consider: Did you have some sort of meningitis, and if so, the headaches, neck stiffness, and generalized malaise and poor mentation might take up to 6 months to start to resolve. Discuss with your doctor, as the symptoms can be fully controlled. ...Read more

18

18
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?

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

19

19
Are there some effective ways to combat nausea from percocet?

Are there some effective ways to combat nausea from percocet?

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

20

20
My seasonal allergies cause nausea and fatigue. Are there any ways to treat this?

My seasonal allergies cause nausea and fatigue. Are there any ways to treat this?

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

Dr. Oscar Novick
2,118 doctors shared insights

Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Noga
1,712 doctors shared insights

Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more