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How does a person get cyclic vomiting syndrome?

How does a person get cyclic vomiting syndrome?

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 more

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Cole Livingston
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Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (Definition)

Cyclic vomiting syndrome is a condition where there are cycles of severe nausea and vomiting, alternating with ...Read more


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How does a person get down syndrome?

How does a person get down syndrome?

Chromosomal abnormal: Down syndrome is caused be a chromosomal abnormality tha occurs at the time of fertilization. It is usually associated with the fertilization of an egg carrying2 number 21 chromosomes. ...Read more

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How does a person get chronic fatigue syndrome?

How does a person get chronic fatigue syndrome?

See details: The cause of cfs is unknown. It is a diagnosis of exclusion after all other medical causes of fatigue have been eliminated. If you have sleep issues, you may want to consider a sleep study. Have you had a workup to eliminate all other causes of fatigue? If not, do so. ...Read more

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How does a person get tourrettes syndrome?

How does a person get tourrettes syndrome?

All is not known yet: Family studies show that TS is a disorder with complex inheritance, as several different gene mutations have been shown to have a significant effect in different families, related to the tics, OCD & even ADHD associated with their TS. At-risk males are more likely to have tics; at-risk females, OCD symptoms. Environmental factors that trigger gene expression in at-risk persons are not yet known. ...Read more

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How does a person get false memory syndrome ?

How does a person get false memory syndrome ?

False memory: There is actually no such thing as false memory syndrome. Memory experts agree that events in our memory register can be affected by multiple factors. Hence, if you have the memory of something that actually did not happen, it is likely due to these other factors. ...Read more

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How do you generally diagnose cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Vomiting cycles.: Cyclic vomiting syndrome (cvs) gets its name from the pattern of vomiting experienced by patients suffering from this condition. Cvs is characterized by 1-2 days of frequent intense vomiting, followed by several weeks with no symptoms. This is in contrast to "chronic" vomiting, where a patient experiences nausea and vomiting almost daily, 1-2 times a day. Diagnosis is by a patient's history. ...Read more

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How to get cyclic vomiting syndrome (cvs)?

How to get cyclic vomiting syndrome (cvs)?

Puzzled: Why would you want to get cyclic vomiting syndrome? Most people I know would prefer NOT to get cyclic vomiting syndrome. Is this some arcane cultic thing? ...Read more

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How does sibo make a person feel? Symptoms?

How does sibo make a person feel? Symptoms?

SIBO: Sibo is a condition that is caused by bacterial infection of the small bowel. Symptoms are many and include bloating, gaseousness, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, weight loss. If you have symptoms you should see your doctor for a checkup. ...Read more

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How does a person get the flu?

How does a person get the flu?

Usually droplets: Flu is usually transmitted person to person through aerosolized droplets (a cough or sneeze does this well) that land in the upper respiratory tract or mucus membranes. Of note flu can last on surfaces for quite a while so decontaminating surfaces around infected folk is important to prevent transmission. ...Read more

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How does a person get hyperthermia?

How does a person get hyperthermia?

Body overheat: Hyperthermia is often a result of body generating too much heat (i.e. Exercising/working too hard) and its failure to evaporate the heat quickly, and/or because of excessive ambient temperature. Sweating is a way to get rid of heat, but dehydration prevents sweating thus increases risk of hyperthermia. So, keep well hydrated, keep cool, minimize extrenuous activities in high heat. Good luck. ...Read more

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If I develop cyclic vomiting, how will it be treated?

If I develop cyclic vomiting, how will it be treated?

Eat frequent small m: Eat small amount of feeds frequently eat fruits and vegetables avoid non veg meals. ...Read more

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What does a person usually do during a depressive episode?

What does a person usually do during a depressive episode?

Depressive episode: The person may withdraw from social activities s/he previously enjoyed, because they have no interest in them anymore. S/he may have crying spells, or feel disconnected from emotions; may also feel no connection to other people. There may be feelings of intense and unreasonable guilt and worthlessness. Also, the person may contemplate or attempt suicide rather than continue to suffer. ...Read more

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What changes does a person experience after dengue?

What changes does a person experience after dengue?

Dengue: During dengue you can have high fevers, body aches, rash, low white count and platelets, and sometimes hemorrhaging. But once t resolved there is no post-viral syndrome. It can take some time to feel totally well--dengue takes a lot out of you--but if you are experiencing symptoms long after he dengue resolved there is another explanation you need to look into. ...Read more

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How long can a person live with a brain tumor before it causes symptoms?

How long can a person live with a brain tumor before it causes symptoms?

Depends: It would depend on location of the tumor, type of tumor and grade of tumor. A high grade tumor next to the motor cortex will cause symptoms quickly, a low grade tumor in the frontal cortex may take years. ...Read more

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How can a person with chronic fatigue syndrome get more energetic?

How can a person with chronic fatigue syndrome get more energetic?

Many tests: You need to be evaluated for sleep pattern disruptions, metabolic abnormalities, immune system dysfunctions, inadequate nutrition, chronic infections, insufficient hormone levels, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, psychological issues and many more. It's difficult to evaluate and treat. There are many things that can help. ...Read more

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How is someone determined to have bipolar disorder, what does it consist on?

How is someone determined to have bipolar disorder, what does it consist on?

Diagnostic Interview: This is a very broad question...Too broad to be answered with any brief summary here. Generally speaking, bipolar disorder is diagnosed by a clinician familiar bipolar disorder eliciting those signs and symptoms during a clinical interview. There are no blood tests or scans that necessarily make the diagnosis. For more information, try: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001924/. ...Read more

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How could a person with chronic fatigue syndrome get more energy?

How could a person with chronic fatigue syndrome get more energy?

Consider meds: By making sure there are no other underlying causes and then considering meds which can significantly reduce the fatigue. ...Read more

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What does a person get epilepsy ?

What does a person get epilepsy ?

As above: This is a neurological condition with many types , talk with u pcp about it or research it on the net. ...Read more

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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more