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Dr. Devon Webster
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Chemotherapy (Definition)

The term chemotherapy typically is used to describe using chemicals to treat ...Read more


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Why does chemotherapy cause nausea and vomiting?

Why does chemotherapy cause nausea and vomiting?

It's a toxin: The brain has an area that triggers nausea and vomiting if something toxic gets in the body. This is what prevented early humans from dying after eating poisonous berries! chemotherapy triggers the same area of the brain, and the body tries to protect itself by vomiting. New anti-nausea drugs are so effective because they target the "vomit center" in the brain. ...Read more

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What causes the nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy?

What causes the nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy?

Multiple: Esophageal and gastric(stomach) irritation and slough of sensitive surfaces . The drugs are effective but can be harsh to other systems. ...Read more

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Can metastic colon cancer cause fever ,nausea and vomiting ?

Can metastic colon cancer cause fever ,nausea and vomiting ?

Colon cancer: Yes it can happen but I hope that does not happen. The fever is likely to be unrelated. Please let me know how things turn out. ...Read more

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Can mcrc cause nausea , vomitting ?

Can mcrc cause nausea , vomitting ?

Nausea and vomiting: I am sorry, but I do not understand your abbreviation. Can you please be more specific with your question. ...Read more

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Fever, nausea, headache, dizziness, vomiting, constipation. Cause?

Fever, nausea, headache, dizziness, vomiting, constipation. Cause?

Infectious: It is hard to know the exact cause but with these symptoms an infectious cause should be considered and ruled out as you may need treatment. Please seek evaluation by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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What can cause vomiting episodes besides cyclic vomiting syndrome?

What can cause vomiting episodes besides cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Multiple : There may be a number of conditions which are associated with cyclic or persistent vomiting. Cyclic vomiting syndrome assumes that metabolic, anatomic, biochemical, genetic, structural and nervous system causes have been ruled out, for example. I hope that this helps. Your doctor may order a series of tests to eliminate these entities as possible causes. ...Read more

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What causes motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and migrain headache?

What causes motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, dizziness  and migrain headache?

We don't know: The exact cause of migraine is still controversial and gaps in our understanding remain. Accompanying symptoms such as phonophobia, photophobia, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and blurred vision, as well as autonomic phenomena of conjunctival injection, lacrimation and lid edema are common and individual. It is manageable, see a headache specialist or orofacial pain. ...Read more

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What causes nausea with disulfiram?

What causes nausea with disulfiram?

Acetaldehyde: Disulfiram is a drug used to treat alcohol dependence. It blocks the normal breakdown of alcohol in the body and leads to the build-up of a chemical called acetaldehyde. This leads to many effects including nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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Can appendicitis always cause nausea and vomiting?

Can appendicitis always cause nausea and vomiting?

No: Appendicitis can start with mild pain around the belly button. The pain worsens over time. It can become sharp with loss of appetite. Nausea, vomiting & fever are possible. The pain usually moves toward the right lower quadrant of abdomen. Bouncing or jolting will often make the pain worse. Appendicitis can have varying presentations. If you have severe abdominal pain it is best to go to er. ...Read more

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What conditions cause vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain?

What conditions cause vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain?

A Large list: Any illness that causes inflammed stomach and intestine can do this. From alcohol induced inflammation to ulcers to viruses or bacteria to inflamatory bowel diseases. Several other factors like fevers, food intake, diarrhea type, blood in stool or emesis may help guide you to a correct diagnosis. Work with your pcp or a doctor to help test stool and decide on tests. ...Read more

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Other than cyclic vomiting syndrome, what can cause vomiting episodes?

Other than cyclic vomiting syndrome, what can cause vomiting episodes?

Numerous: There are many, many causes of vomiting. Just about anything that irritates or upsets the stomach or gastrointestinal tract can lead to vomiting. ...Read more

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What could these be symptoms of? Nausea, diarrhea, chills, fatigue, vomiting.

What could these be symptoms of? Nausea, diarrhea, chills, fatigue, vomiting.

FATIGUE EVAL: HbA1C to evaluate for diabetes. You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue ...Read more

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Can a stomach virus cause constipation, fatigue, chills, nausea, lightheadedness?

Can a stomach virus cause constipation, fatigue, chills, nausea, lightheadedness?

All except: Constipation is unusual for a stomach bug, usually you get diarrhea. I would look for other causes of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Causes of vomiting, headaches and tiredness ?

Causes of vomiting, headaches and tiredness ?

Ambiguous: There are probably a thousand different possibilities. These are very ambiguous symptoms. Can you be more specific? ...Read more

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Diarrhea stomach and body aches loss of appetite nausea ?

Diarrhea stomach and body aches loss of appetite nausea ?

Many possibilities: Gastroenteritis with influenza-like symptoms. Sounds probably viral. Stay hydrated, take Acetaminophen and if getting worse or develop new symptoms consider a rapid trip to a doctor. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sudden nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea?

What are the causes of sudden nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea?

Nausea: Any medication prescribed or added recently could have effects on stomach or mood. Review with your pcp. ...Read more

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