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Is It Safe To Carsickness
Prevention can help: If motion sickness is a frequent problem, then it is reasonable to try to prevent onset of symptoms. Over the counter antihistamines taken 30 min prior to travel can help. Transdermal scopolamine applied 4 hours before travel can also help. Once symptoms start then little can be done. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Accurate history: A careful interview (history) will help your provider determine whether you have carsickness (motion sickness). It is more common in people with migraines. Symptoms can have varying degrees of intensity. Typically nausea and feeling poorly occur when the car is in motion. The more winding the road, the more intense the symptoms. Looking out towards something on the distant horizon seems to help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Various ways: Childhood carsickness is associated with migraine, and some migraines preventatives may help this, if you have headaches. Motion sickness could be due to inner ear sensitivity, such as endolymphatic fistula. Perhaps, ENT could evaluate sinuses and inner ear. Otc preps such as meclizine, dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) and even ginger root 1000 mg may help. Some bracelets for seasickness are available. ...Read more
My doctor thinks I might have carsickness. Wants more info to confirm, but I am worried. What exactly is it?
My neighbors say my new doctor tends to overdiagnose everyone. He thinks I might have carsickness. Can you tell me the symptoms?
Nausea: A careful interview (history) will help your provider determine whether you have carsickness (motion sickness). It is more common in people with migraines. Symptoms can have varying degrees of intensity. Typically nausea and feeling poorly occur when the car is in motion. The more winding the road, the more intense the symptoms. Looking out towards something on the distant horizon seems to help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im having severe nause every single day im not pregnant and having carsickness i cant drive 5miles without been sick!! ?
See a doctor: There is a lot of overlap between motion sickness and migraine. Sometimes people get nausea and motion sickness in their early twenties as a premonitory symptom of migraine. Of course other problems can cause nausea and motion sickness (head injury, inner ear problems, anemia, medications, brain problems etc.) Best see a doctor to get this sorted out. ...Read more
Love indian culture and yoga. Can I ask an indian doctor at a us hospital to use some treatments from there to heal me of carsickness?
No: Carsickness is normal. Do you want to be healed of hearing because you don’t like loud noises? You love indian what? Culture? Treatments? Forget deepak chopra: indian mds practice exactly the same medicine as us mds, here or there. And expecting any random indian md to be a fount of knowledge about traditional indian “medicine” is like assuming every mexican doctor plays in a mariachi band. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will Benadryl (diphenhydramine) work for motion sickness? I am going on a long road trip and i get terrible carsickness. Will it work the same as dramamine?
Motion sickness: If the visual inputs to the brain differ from what the middle ear (spatial system) report, then the feeling of "motion sickness" can result. I imagine that when on unfamiliar roads, you have less ability to anticipate what twists and turns might be coming up that could throw off your system. The key is to look out the window and make sure u know where u are going. If it's still really bad, c an MD ...Read more