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Morning Sickness Risk Down Syndrome
Morning sickness: Morning sickness can be helped with ginger candies, ginger ale, or ginger tea; vitamin b6; peppermint candies or tea; nibbling on crackers or toast; or smelling fresh lemon, etc. I'm sorry, but this will not help the down's syndrome part. Homeopathy can also help morning sickness, and so can acupuncture. ...Read more
Down syndrome is the classic presentation clinically of the congenital malformation syndrome also known as Trisomy 21. Classic features may include simian creases, epicanthal folds, upslanting palpebral fissures, flat nasal bridge, hypertelorism, low set ears, endocardial cushion defects of the heart, atlanto-axial joint instability, blood ...Read more
I am having terrible morning sickness! Every hour it seems like I'm running to the toilet and it's miserable! I can't keep anything down. Any help?
Morning sickness: There are medications that can be prescribed by your doctor that will certainly help you. For now, take nothing by mouth for at least 6 hours. Get crystal light or Gatorade and town or club crackers. After the 6 hours of stomach rest , take 5cc of the fluid every 5 mins, every 15 minutes take one town or club cracker. Increase volume of fluid every hour if it stays down. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Girl friend has morning sickness and can't keep anything down she's being sick 5 times a day! nothing helps?
Talk to doctor: There are many treatments that can help. Sometimes a woman has to be hospitalized if she is losing a lot of weight. If you gets sick 5 times a day but can keep a little down the rest of the time, she will probably be ok without extreme intervention. I would recommend she contact her ob. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have extreme morning sickness. I am about 8 weeks from LMP and can barely keep anything down. should I go to the ER?
Talk to your OB: But if you can't reach his/her office, then it sounds like you'll need to go to the ER. ...Read more
My daughter has down syndrome and I purchased some b12 500mcg gummy vites for her. I gave her two at dinner time, but I got up this morning half the bottle was gone. She sneaked the bottle before bed and ate 26 more. Should I be worried. She is not acti
I have had very bad morning sickness (8 weeks pregnant). I have a hard time keeping food down. Is it ok to take emitrol!?
Im 9 weeks pregnant and have bad morning sickness. What can I do to relief it? Im so weak that all I do is lie down and sleep. Please help
Talk to doc: First trimester nausea and vomiting can be miserable. Some patients can control with this diet. Eat small amounts like crackers often to keep your stomach coated. Nausea is worse when your stomach is completely empty. Ginger has some natural effects on nausea so try sipping ginger ale. Take your prenatal vitamins at night before sleeping. Talk to your doc about medication options. ...Read more
My girlfriend is 6 weeks pregnant and is going through morning sickness and can't keep anything down, at all. Any tips to ease it this morning she had a glass of water when waking up, 5 minutes later she threw up, had a bowl of strawberries and about 10 m
Morning : Morning sickness can happen any time of the day and occurs in more than half of all pregnancies. A few tips that can help are: - sniffing lemons of ginger, drinking lemonade, or eating watermelon can help with nausea - eat salty potato chips - this can actually settle the stomach! - take "sips" instead of "glugs". Drinking a large amount of fluid all at once can induce vomiting with an upset stomach - try eating soda crackers first thing in the morning - avoid foods and smells that cause nausea - get plenty of rest - exercise can also help with nausea if she continues to be unable to keep anything down or if you are concerned about dehydration, call her doctor. There is a condition called hyperemesis gravidum in which women have excessive nausea and vomiting and may require IV fluids. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife is 31 weeks pregnant. Good pregnancy so far, no morning sickness. Tonight threw up 3 times, not keeping down food or water. Recommendation?
Keep her hydrated.: Hopefully you are well. I hope that she does not have any infection or food poisoning. Then you want to make sure that she remains well hydrated. Since I don't know her prepregnancy wt I can't tell you how much her maintenance fluids should be. Her OB should know that and be able to assist you in managing her care. ...Read more
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