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Due to intermittent vomiting, my 10-year-old was sent for BP check. BP was 80/53 with pulse of 58. Nurse said she thinks this is normal. Is it?

Due to intermittent vomiting, my 10-year-old was sent for BP check.  BP was 80/53 with pulse of 58. Nurse said she thinks this is normal. Is it?

Yes: Children tend to have lower systolic blood pressures than adults and your childs BP is in the normal range for age. It would be concerning in someone of adult age. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more


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My 3 yo daughter has just recovered from 5 days of diarrhea w/ intermittent vomiting. She is now developing hives. What is going on?

My 3 yo daughter has just recovered from 5 days of diarrhea w/ intermittent vomiting. She is now developing hives. What is going on?

Viral infection: The time course, hives 5 days after the initial symptoms, is very unusual for a food allergy. Hives are more likely a symptom of her viral infection or a reaction to a medication she was given. Have you been giving her an antibiotic like amoxacillin or Azithromycin or a medication for fever like ibuprofen? ...Read more

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Intermittent vomiting in early morning w diarrhea. Twice a mo. Belching. No abd pain. No fullness. Gastro appt for next mo. What could this be?

Intermittent vomiting in early morning w diarrhea. Twice a mo. Belching. No abd pain. No fullness. Gastro appt for next mo.  What could this be?

Probiotics: Try an elimination diet, take off gluten and dairy for 2-4 weeks and see if it your symptoms improve. Start probiotics, a good brand, the stronger potency, the better, at least 50 billions of mixed Lactobacillus and Bifidobacteria. Also, try to avoid digestive irritants, like soda, alcohol, citrus juice etc. Please, see Gastro if not better. ...Read more

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Intermittent nausea & vomiting. Had hida scan. Was told it was normal, but had pain & nausea when given cck. Should gallbladder still be a problem?

Intermittent nausea & vomiting. Had hida scan. Was told it was normal, but had pain & nausea when given cck. Should gallbladder still be a problem?

Part of the problem: You have induced biliary colic by CCK .it mean part of your problem could be the GB but removing it will not solve all your digestive dilemma .you have IBS ,watch what you eat ,manage your stress ,stay away from food that your body telling you that do not like ,regulate your bowels ,exercise ,eat multiple small meals, no red meat, no fry or greasy food, no spicy food.hydrate well, relax and sleep ...Read more

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My brother has following symptoms for 10 days: intermittent fever, vomiting, loss of appetite, weakness.Has been tested negative for malaria, hepatitis.

My brother has following symptoms for 10 days: intermittent fever, vomiting, loss of appetite, weakness.Has been tested negative for malaria, hepatitis.

Cannot diagnose: It sounds as if your brother is undergoing a systematic evaluation of his symptoms and this should continue with his doctor. There are many possible causes for these symptoms and none are particularly specific. Be patient. His doctor is on the right track. ...Read more

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At times my sister and i can't get a deep enough breath. Both seen poulmonologist no answers. It's intermittent gets worse after vomiting. Not athsma?

At times my sister and i can't get a deep enough breath. Both seen poulmonologist no answers.  It's intermittent gets worse after vomiting. Not athsma?

Vocal cord issues?: Difficulty breathing on inspiration and unable to take in a full breath with shortness of breath may be vocal cord dysfunction. It is easily confused with asthma and does not respond to asthma medications. It can be associated with ge reflux. For further information go to my blog at: http://www.Familyallergyasthmacare.Com/2012/09/trouble-breathing-and-it-doesnt-improve-with-your-inhaler/. ...Read more

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Intermittent pain around my belly button, feel like i want to vomit. What might be the cause?

Intermittent pain around my belly button, feel like i want to vomit. What might be the cause?

See ur DR right: Away if it's accompanied ny fever, vomiting or pain gets worse. Possibilities include appendicitis, gallbladder, stomach, intestinal, uterine problems, skin infection etc. Take care! http://www.Besthealthmag.Ca/eat-well/digestion/9-stomach-pains-you-should-never-ignore. ...Read more

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For the past few days I have had strong intermittent pain in the upper stomach area and bloating, pain, discomfort. No vomiting or diarrhoea. What is ?

Unsure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more