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Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Specialist
I have cyclic vomiting syndrome and i haven't had an episode in a few months. I want to keep it that way. How can I prevent episodes?
Status quo: Don't make any drastic changes in your life style and hopefully you should do alright. ...Read more
Rare: Occurs primarily in young adults and teens. Not associated with any structural abnormality to the GI tract. ...Read more
Hydration, meds: During a bout of vomiting, a patient might be treated with hydration and anti-emetic medication to decrease nausea and vomiting. No definitive treatment has been proven to be effective in clinical trials. However, because there is an association between cyclic vomiting and migraines, an anti-migraine medication is sometimes effectively used between bouts of vomiting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Endometriosis : Usually symptoms which are cyclical may be associated with menstrual cycle. If you are having pain with periods in addition to episodes of vomiting and or diarrhea with your menstrual cycle then consider continuous birth control pills or Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) if there is no association with periods then i would get a GI work up. ...Read more
How does deep sedation stop refractory vomiting? Like in people with cyclic vomiting syndrome for.Instance who r unresponsive to antiemetics?
Uncertain cause.: While a few studies have linked cyclic vomiting syndrome (cvs) with migraines (or a family history of migraines), we still don't know what exactly causes a person to develop cvs. Awareness of this disease is increasing slowly in the medical field, and research is ongoing. Treatment options include anti-nausea medications such as Promethazine (phenergan) or ondansetron (zofran). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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