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Does Hyperemesis Gravidarum Cause Esophageal Rupture
No difference: The definition of hyperemesis is not well defined. Generally if you are not able to tolerate oral intake you need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
I am assuming mean the esophagus which is the muscular tube which delivers food from the mouth to the stomach. It lies behind the heart and lungs along the spine. The esophagus can tear after severe episode of vomiting. Also by injury either swallowing something sharp or caustic, and by blunt force trauma occasionally. It needs emergent medical attention to ...Read more
Depends: The treatment is complicated and involves many things. Starting with change in diet and meals scheduling to treatments with different medication to get vomiting under controll, treatment to hydrate you and balance back your electrolytes. Dont try to treat it on your know, let you doctor manage it. ...Read more
Morning sickness: Often, particularly in early pregnancy, women will vomit. Sometimes in the morning, sometimes all day or night long. Hyper (increased or large) emesis (vomiting) gravidarum (the condition of being pregnant) literally means increased vomiting of pregnancy and when vomiting exceeds the ability to take in the amount of fluid that's lost then mom needs medical attention and sometimes hospitalization. ...Read more
Can I b induce ...im 33 wks prego...with hyperemesis gravidarum....im.stressing out with this condition...
Unlikely: Few physicians would induce a patient at 33 weeks for hyperemesis gravidarum. While the nausea and vomiting can certainly be a debilitating problem there are means of treatment - the ultimate solution may be delivery, 39 weeks should be the goal for the end of your pregnancy. 37 weeks would likely be the minimal gestational age to consider elective delivery depending on the status of the baby. ...Read more
Absolutely: These days the most common cause of an esophageal rupture is during medical procedures such as endoscopy. When a rupture occurs, food or fluids leak out of the esophagus and into the chest. Symptoms include mild to severe chest pain, nausea/vomiting, fever, difficulty breathing, etc. If you had an esophageal rupture you wouldn't be on the computer right now, you would be on your way to the er. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Break in esophagus: If you were hospitalized and operated on, most likely this is what happened. If not, "esopageal rupture" may not be the right term. I wonder whether one meant esophageal hernia, which is not exactly a rupture but a weakness in the diaphragm sphincter. Sometimes in communication, encoding and decoding the message can be the source of misunderstanding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Perforated or ruptured esophagus is not common and can be very serious in some conditions. Sometimes it can happen after an endoscopy procedure, and sometimes after marked forceful vomiting. Sometimes surgery is needed, and sometimes it is treated with antibiotics. It needs urgent medical evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would there be more symptoms involved than just a burning pain in the chest area if I had a esophageal rupture or perforation?
Yes: Excruciating pain and death in 24-36 hrs Here's a reference: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&cad=rja&uact=8&sqi=2&ved=0ahUKEwimu9XzwdLJAhXCrB4KHYGDBSAQFgg8MAQ&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov%2Fpmc%2Farticles%2FPMC2431304%2F&usg=AFQjCNEMOYDC-mC1BFZ5PT8XYDFAxrRj6Q&sig2=cJDWfeFm3LJOvAIFmGM6uQ&bvm=bv.109395566,d.dmo ...Read more
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