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Prevention Of Epidemic Vomiting Syndrome
Can Loratadine help prevent nausea and vomiting due to gastroenteritis? How effective would it be in prevention of vomiting?
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
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
Had endoscopy with no sedation at my request. Gagged and vomited clear liquid several times. Is this normal? Would sedation have prevented this?
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
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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Prader-Willi : Syndrome is a genetic disorder. You have it or you don't. You can't prevent it. One of the challenges can be obsessive disorder types of behaviors that may or may not be related to food. It is useful to maintain a consistent structured environment and consistent positive behavior management. Caretakers of patients with Prader-Willi need support themselves. ...Read more
Vomiting cycles.: Cyclic vomiting syndrome (cvs) gets its name from the pattern of vomiting experienced by patients suffering from this condition. Cvs is characterized by 1-2 days of frequent intense vomiting, followed by several weeks with no symptoms. This is in contrast to "chronic" vomiting, where a patient experiences nausea and vomiting almost daily, 1-2 times a day. Diagnosis is by a patient's history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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