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Doctor insights on: Prevention Of Epidemic Vomiting Syndrome

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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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Will an overdose on paracetamol be prevented if vomiting and activated charcoal capsules are given?

Will an overdose on paracetamol be prevented if vomiting and activated charcoal capsules are given?

It depends: It depends on the time of ingestion, if you are concerned, it is always best to go to the hospital for expert advice and blood level assessment. The toxicity can be delayed. ...Read more

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For what reason vomiting should not occur in stroke patients (cav) ceribro vescular accident and how can it be prevented?

For what reason vomiting should not occur in stroke patients (cav) ceribro vescular accident and how can it be prevented?

Complex : Some strokes affecting lower brainstem are directly associated with nausea and vomiting, and those strokes which cause brain swelling and increased intracranial pressure can also result in vomiting. Big issue is possibility of aspiration of vomitus into lung which could cause breathing and infection problems. Anti-nausea drugs may help and tubes both for stomach and lung may be useful. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause vomiting and diarrhea followed by an outbreak of hives?

Is there anything that can cause vomiting and diarrhea followed by an outbreak of hives?

Gi and skin reaction: That pattern can be suggestive of a true food allergy or toxic reaction. You should see an allergist and/or gastroenterologist to sort this out. It can help to keep a food symptom diary daily which may identify specific food allergens to help guide testing if needed. ...Read more

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Constipation, vomitting, abdomal pain and tingling in hands and fingers I have been having issues with digestion with the better part of 15 years. Lack of insurance prevented me from looking into it. I have always had problems going the the bathroom and

Constipation, vomitting, abdomal pain and tingling in hands and fingers I have been having issues with digestion with  the better part of 15 years. Lack of insurance prevented me from looking into it.  I have always had problems going the the bathroom and

The : The good news is that you have a doctor's apointment. The sooner a diagnosis is made, the sooner treatment can be initiated. It sounds like you are dealing with acid reflux disease; the blood in your stool can be due to hemorrhoids (external or internal) and/or a bleeding ulcer, and can be a sign of colon cancer. You will likely need a test of your upper and lower GI tract (endoscopy and colonoscopy). After a thorough history of your problem, and physical, diagnostic tests can be ordered. Try not to worry. Like i stated, it is good that you are now under a doctor's care. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Tips on prevention to prader-willi syndrome?

Tips on prevention to prader-willi syndrome?

No prevention : Unfortunately there are no ways to prevent prader-willi syndrome. This is a genetic syndrome with an abnormality on the 15th chromosome. If there is a concern for future children, genetic consultation will be a must. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Rare: Occurs primarily in young adults and teens. Not associated with any structural abnormality to the GI tract. ...Read more