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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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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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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 taking ginger for nausea reduce or eliminate nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy?

Can taking ginger for nausea reduce or eliminate nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy?

There is evidence that when taken with standard anti-nausea medications, ginger may be helpful in further reducing or eliminating nausea and vomiting during and after chemotherapy treatments: Results from two studies of adults who took ginger for nausea showed that various doses of ginger before starting chemotherapy treatments helped to reduce the severity of nausea. In these studies, participants began taking ginger orally three days prior to starting chemotherapy. The ginger was taken in addition to a standard medication prescribed to reduce nausea and vomiting. A small number of participants reported side effects including heartburn, bruising, flushing and rash. In another study, taking ginger root powder was found to be effective in reducing the severity of chemotherapy-induced nausea in children and young adults ages 8 to 21. Ginger in this study was also given along with standard anti-nausea medications. Earlier studies had shown ginger to be of little or no benefit in reducing nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy. Many prescription drugs have been proved effective at controlling nausea during and after chemotherapy. Ask your doctor if combining ginger and anti-nausea medications might be right for you. Chemotherapy side effects: A cause of heart disease?, Magic mouthwash. ...Read more

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Sudden abdominal pain and nausea due to food poisoning?

Sudden abdominal pain and nausea due to food poisoning?

Possibly: But no way of telling without thorough history and physical. Go see a doctor if it gets worse or persists. ...Read more

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What is more effective in PREVENTMENT/treatment of nausea and vomiting due to viral gastroenteritis? Metoclopramide or Zofran (ondansetron)?

What is more effective in PREVENTMENT/treatment of nausea and vomiting due to viral gastroenteritis? Metoclopramide or Zofran (ondansetron)?

Nausea~: hello~ Zofran is reserved for severe nausea that accompanies chemotherapy, so I would use something safer and first line like Compazine (prochlorperazine), (prochlorperazine) which would work better than metaclopamide, but metaclopamide can be used in mild cases.You will need to ask your doc for a script for Compazine (prochlorperazine). thanks ...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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Can lupus cause persistent nausea and stomach dumping?

Can lupus cause persistent nausea and stomach dumping?

Unlikely: Lupus is basically a form of "vasculitis" which affects small blood vessels such as those in the kidneys, joints (arthritis) and skin! The GI tract is generally unaffected! The MEDICATIONS used to TREAT Lupus are another story! Most of them have mild-moderate GI effects! Speak with your Rheumatologist! (If you have not seen one you should!!!0 Hope this helps Good Luck Dr Z ...Read more

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What to expect with chemotherapy? Pain, nausea, vomiting?

What to expect with chemotherapy?  Pain, nausea, vomiting?

Expectations : Nausea should be expected. Vomiting can occur. Though, you should have access to plenty of medications for nausea. Many people have flushing or an odd taste while getting chemo. Pain would be very unusual. There are some chemo meds that can have an allergic effect, so rash and flu-like symptoms can occur. ...Read more

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Common cold with fever , bloating with gas severe nausea and vomitting?

Common cold with fever , bloating with gas severe nausea and vomitting?

Prob viral: Rest,take tylenol, (acetaminophen)plenty of fluids and a bland diet.sounds like a virus and will run its course. ...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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Can severe constipation cause vomiting, dizzy and. Weakness?

Can severe constipation cause vomiting, dizzy and. Weakness?

NOT cause and effect: But all related to lousy diet, especially all the sweet stuff. It results in deficiency of vitamin b and magnesium. ...Read more

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Might food poisoning cause diarrhea in 2 hours with no nausea or vomiting?

Yes: Staphylococcal toxin may cause the clinical symptoms you described. ...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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What causes sudden upset stomach with constant diarrhea 10-20 min after eating. And vomiting before eating?

What causes sudden upset stomach with constant diarrhea 10-20 min after eating. And vomiting before eating?

Vomiting: I was going to suggest you may be having a strong reaction to gluten, dairy, or dome other food, but that would not explain the vomiting before you eat. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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