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Would seasickness medicine help carsickness?

Would seasickness medicine help carsickness?

Yes: All motion sicknesses are responsive to that class of medications. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Fisher
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Carsickness (Definition)

Carsickness = motion sickness caused by ...Read more


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Do you need to treat confusional migraine?

Do you need to treat confusional migraine?

Child Neurologist: Confusional migraine is a disease of children and adolescents that is usually made by a competent child neurologist after ruling out things like encephalitis, hemorrhages, epilepsy, & drug abuse. Have your primary md refer your child to a child neurologist. Once properly diagnosed the neurologist will propose treatment options. ...Read more

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What do you do for altitude sickness?

What do you do for altitude sickness?

Safe descent: The best treatment for altitude illness or altitude sickness is to decrease one's elevation by at least 1000 ft (quickly and safely.) if symptoms do not improve, one needs to descend another 1000 ft. If one has symptoms of hace (high altitude cerebral edema) or hape (high altitude pulmonary edema) contact search and rescue and arrange for emergent air evacuation. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will migraines make you vomit yellow liquid?

Need doctor's help! will migraines make you vomit yellow liquid?

Vomiting: Sure if you vomit on the empty stomach, what is coming out is bile stained stomach secretions. ...Read more

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How do you get over decompression sickness?

How do you get over decompression sickness?

Usually from diving: It is the body's response to reduction of pressure without equilibration. Usually associated with too rapid ascent from depth, it is also called caisson's disease because of the air pressure necessary to keep water excluded in contruction (e.g., deep bridge abuttments). ...Read more

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How can you tell you have motion sickness?

How can you tell you have motion sickness?

Motion sickness: While traveling you may feel yucky, then develop a cold, clammy feeling along with dizziness & vomiting. ...Read more

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How can you get decompression sickness?

How can you get decompression sickness?

DCS: Decompression sickness (dcs) is also called the bends. When a diver descends in the water- pressure increases. As the diver ascends there is less pressure which allows dissolved gas to form bubbles in body tissues. This can cause a variety of different symptoms ; in some cases can lead to death. It could also occur in an unpressurized aircraft going to high altitude, if a halo parachutist does not. ...Read more

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How do you treat altitude sickness?

How do you treat altitude sickness?

Depends on degree: This depends on the degree of illness. But I do agree with my colleague that descent -- safely -- is the first thing to do. Additional needs might be oxygen, hydration, the diuretic diamox (acetazolamide). If the person is confused, short of breath, and not moving well, this is severe and you're going to need help getting him/her down the mountain. Better to watch for early signs than let it get this far. ...Read more

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What vision do you need to drive?

What vision do you need to drive?

Depends on state: Most states require a vision of 20/40 or better for driving in the best eye. Most also have a limit on the peripheral vision. The restrictions are more severe for a commercial drivers license. Your state drivers license bureau can tell you the limits for your state. ...Read more

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To get disability payments how sick do you need to be?

To get disability payments how sick do you need to be?

Must Meet Standards: May consider “disabled” if you have a medically determinable physical or mental impairment (including emotional or learning problem) which results; inability to do any substantial gainful activity; can be expected to result in death; or has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than 12 months. http://www.socialsecurity.gov/compassionateallowances/conditions.htm. ...Read more

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How does motion sickness relate to post-operative nausea?

How does motion sickness relate to post-operative nausea?

Both treated by scop: The TDS patch is used to treat both by working on the CNS center for nausea. See: http://www.clinicaltherapeutics.com/article/S0149-2918%2810%2900376-0/abstract ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will lupus make you bruise more easily?

Need doctor's help! will lupus make you bruise more easily?

Yes, sometimes: Only if your platelets are low or if you have a coagulation abnormality. Prednisone is a much more common cause of bruising in patients with lupus. ...Read more

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What can I take for dizziness if antivert (meclizine) didn't work?

What can I take for dizziness if antivert (meclizine) didn't work?

Dizziness: If your dizziness did not respond to antivert, (meclizine) see your doctor or consult a neurologist or ear, nose and throat specialist. Basically you need to learn what is the cause of your dizziness before you can figure out how to treat it. See also: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001432.Htm. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will metronidazole get you high?

Need doctor's help! will metronidazole get you high?

Unlikely.: Metronidazole often gives an unusual metal taste in your mouth and can cause you to have a severe reaction to drinking alcohol within two days of your last dose of the medicine. These symptoms can cause nausea, vomiting, headache, rapid heart rate, flushing of the skin, and shortness of breath. This reaction is similar to those expected when taking antabuse (or disulfiram) to help stop drinking. ...Read more

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I'm going on a cruise. What do you recommend to prevent motion sickness that does not require a prescription?

Dimenhydrinate: or Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) is effective, safe and available over the counter at most pharmacies. Enjoy your cruise. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Do you need to get malaria shots if you travel to costa rica?

Do you need to get malaria shots if you travel to costa rica?

Malaria: Portions of costa rica do have risk for malaria--limon province (though not limon city itself) the risk is greatest in the cantons of matina and talamanca. There are no shots for malaria though. If going to those areas you would need to take preventative medicine. Talk to a health provider--there are some vaccine shots you may well need if not complete already. ...Read more

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