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Doctor insights on: Severe Morning Sickness Hyperemesis Gravidarum

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How to tell if it's really bad morning sickness or hyperemesis gravidarum?

How to tell if it's really bad morning sickness or hyperemesis gravidarum?

No difference: The definition of hyperemesis is not well defined. Generally if you are not able to tolerate oral intake you need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Severe Vomiting (Definition)

Severe vomiting is a symptom in which a person vomits extremely forcefully and/or vomits repeatedly. When vomiting symptoms become severe, a doctor's ...Read more


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How can I emotionally deal with severe morning sickness?

How can I emotionally deal with severe morning sickness?

Support needed: First, please talk with your physician. Perhaps you may need to either be on, or change, your current medication. Have sone comfort in knowing that in some studies, severe nausea/vomiting in pregnancy has been linked to less miscarriage risk. Talk with your partner and family, and have open communication. Tell them that this is a real condition and definately not just "in your head". Hang in there. ...Read more

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How to treat severe morning sickness and down's 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

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I have severe morning sickness. what foods can I eat to ease the nausea?

I have severe morning sickness. what foods can I eat to ease the nausea?

Light and easy: The most common foods are those that are easily digestible and "light" such as broths, crackers, non meat soups and juices. ...Read more

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Iam diabetic with severe morning sickness and all day fatigue about one year or so.Need help.

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Go see your doctor: You've labeled yourself a guy so i suspect your morning sickness isn't due to a prolonged pregnancy. You didn't mention your medications, some of which can cause nausea & fatigue. Poorly controlled dm can also cause fatigue, as can anemia & hypothyroidism. Best to go see your family doc for complete evaluation. Tell him/her what you've noted above. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can I take for severe morning sickness. I am 8 weeks pregnant ?

What can I take for severe morning sickness. I am 8 weeks pregnant
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Severe AM sickness: Ask your OB physician's office for the medication he/she may prefer, as the most effective anti-nausea medication is not recommended in pregnancy (Zofran) and may cause fetal birth defects. ...Read more

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Every time my period comes i have severe morning sickness for the duration of 4 days. Is there anyway to ease these symptoms? It worsens every month.

Every time my period comes i have severe morning sickness for the duration of 4 days. Is there anyway to ease these symptoms? It worsens every month.

Consult Gyn.: If you haven't seen you Gynecologist recently, you should pay a visit as a condition called Endometriosis could present as worsening period severity. It can be treated so it's important to diagnose. ...Read more

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I have been pregnant for a few weeks now and have severe morning sickness. I am sick and nauseous all the time and concerned baby is not getting enough nutrients. What are some good tricks for how to control morning sickness?

I have been pregnant for a few weeks now and have severe morning sickness. I am sick and nauseous all the time and concerned baby is not getting enough nutrients. What are some good tricks for how to control morning sickness?

Small frequent meals: Taking in small frequent meals is the most important tip with the intake of fluids daily to remain hydrated. If continuous vomiting occurs. please contact your treating OB MD as soon as possible for further advice. ...Read more

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Should i try an OTC anhistimine for my severe morning sickness that last all day? Dr gave me phenagren n it does not begin to help me at all! help

Should i try an OTC anhistimine for my severe morning sickness that last all day? Dr gave me phenagren  n it does not begin to help me at all! help

Treatment Failure: When a prescription is not working the next step is to let the physician know that you need another option. Please contact your physician to let them know you are suffering. ...Read more

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Im suffering with severe morning sickness and it is literally disabling i've tried meds with no luck. What else can I do? I really can't cope?

Natural methods: Recent studies have concluded that ginger is effective for relieving the severity of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. Ginger snaps, ginger ale, or ginger tea may give you some relief. ...Read more

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I still suffer from a severe morning sickness one week past a medical pregnancy termination. Does this mean the treatment has failed?

Probably not: It is not uncommon to continue to have pregnancy symptoms. You most likely still have significant effects from the hormones that are still present in your body. Talk with your doctor at your follow up visit. ...Read more

Dr. Jennifer Niebyl
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Hyperemesis Gravidarum (Definition)

A condition causing pregnant women to experience nausea and vomiting that is more extreme or persistent than ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Morning Sickness (Definition)

When pregnant women feel nauseous, typically in the first trimester (first ...Read more