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I have had an endoscopy that showed no issues but still waking up to abdominal pain, nausea, and severe dry heaving that is debilitating. Please help.

I have had an endoscopy that showed no issues but still waking up to abdominal pain, nausea, and severe dry heaving that is debilitating. Please help.

Intense abdominal: You will need an intense abdominal an evaluation and possibly CT imaging or other of your abdomen. You need to discuss this with your gastroentrologist or get a second opinion ...Read more

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My daughter (11) has been nauseated for days, now she keeps coughing like she is going to vomit and cannot stop, only dry heaving, severe stomach cram?

My daughter (11) has been nauseated for days, now she keeps coughing like she is going to vomit and cannot stop, only dry heaving, severe stomach cram?

Seek help: sorry to hear her condition not improving. i strongly suggest you find her symptoms further if this is in passing due to a viral etiology or something more serious with your primary or pediatrician. ...Read more

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Is dry heaving is considered as dangerous problem? If so, what is the long term effect on dry heaving?

Is dry heaving is considered as dangerous problem? If so, what is the long term effect on dry heaving?

Yes: Heaving, with or without vomitus coming out of one's mouth, creates high pressures where the stomach meets the esophagus (the tube up to the throat). With heaving, as with vomiting, one can create tears and bleeding where the stomach meets the esophagus. So, it's best to avoid heaving. ...Read more

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I been dry heaving at night only at night for 2-3 weeks now ill do it for hours what would make me do this?

I been dry heaving at night only at night for 2-3 weeks now ill do it for hours what would make me do this?

Dry heaving: Lots of things can cause nausea and dry heaving - infection like a stomach bug, electrolyte disorders, pregnancy, neurological problems. Your frequency of symptoms is pretty concerning, and really warrants a good history and physical exam. This may have nothing to do with the stomach, so it's really important to have a good workup. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What is best to treat a dry heaving cough?

What is best to treat a dry heaving cough?

Diagnose first....: Before any cough can be treated, the cause of the cough must be diagnosed. Common causes of cough include acute bronchitis, bronchospasm from any etiology, post-nasal drip, gerd, etc. All of these causes have entirely different treatments and a cough can be due to more than one condition. Therefore, see your doctor so your cough can be diagnosed and then treated. ...Read more

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If dry heaving gets worse, does it relates having surgery or otherwise?

If dry heaving gets worse, does it relates having surgery or otherwise?

Dry heaving: If dry heaving is getting worse I strongly suggest you have someone take you to the nearest Emergency. Could be a minor issue or something worse but that is unlikely. Hope all goes well -please let me know. ...Read more

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Is there any medical treatment to cure dry heaving?

Is there any medical treatment to cure dry heaving?

Advise seeing an MD: "Dry heaving", when seen in the ER can be due to many causes, including any condition or medication which makes the person extremely nauseous (alcohol/drug intoxication, UTI, stomach virus, gallbladder/pancreatic disease, heart attack), or sometimes may be caused by a foreign body stuck in the esophagus. So quick answer is that usually a cause needs to be pursued unless it is obvious. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can cause dry heaving and nausea?

Please tell me what can cause dry heaving and nausea?

What causes nausea?: Nausea/vomiting may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems. Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, & even reaction to stress. See your doctor please. ...Read more

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Is it unusual that i'm nauseous and dry heaving after starting a raw food diet?

Is it unusual that i'm nauseous and dry heaving after starting a raw food diet?

Raw foods: Sometimes we see that. Are you allergic to anything on the new diet? If not, try it again in a week for just a few days and see if you can ease into it. ...Read more