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An inflamed asophogus caused constant vomiting…treatment ideas ?

An inflamed asophogus caused constant vomiting…treatment ideas ?

Acid suppression: Usually it's vomiting that leads to inflammation and esophagitis, not vice versa. Acid suppressive therapy and control of nausea will allow the esophagitis to heal. The best class of acid suppressive medications are ppis which include otc prilosec, Prevacid (lansoprazole) and zegerid. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Severe Vomiting (Definition)

"Severe vomiting can mean that: You vomit more than 10 times in 24 hours. For at least 24 hours, you vomit every time you try to drink something. The vomit shoots out in large amounts and with ...Read more


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Can vomiting during PTB treatment makes the lungs week?

Can vomiting during PTB treatment makes the lungs week?

Tuberculosis: Your lungs will primarily be damaged by the tubercle bacillus if you have pulmonary infection. If you are vomiting and aspirate acid vomitus this can produce chemical pneumonia. Otherwise this should not be an issue. ...Read more

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My dad tore esophagus after vomiting. What is the best treatment for this?

My dad tore esophagus after vomiting. What is the best treatment for this?

Depends on severity: Depending on the severity and the location, the treatment could vary. Best discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do if reflux, vomiting and gastric pain continue despite treatment?

What can I do if reflux, vomiting and gastric pain continue despite treatment?

Endoscopy: You need additional evaluation. Please see a gastroenterologist so they can evaluate if an endoscopy is necessary vs other diagnostic testing or medications. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a hiatal hernia with chronic vomiting?

What is the treatment for a hiatal hernia with chronic vomiting?

Surgical repair: Significant regurgitation or frank vomiting due to a hiatal hernia usually does not respond well to acid reducing drugs or other medications. These kinds of symptoms typically require surgical correction of the hiatal hernia. Your doctor should run tests to make sure that your esophagus functions adequately and that your stomach empties appropriately before proceeding with surgery. ...Read more

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My friend is having a headache with several times of vomiting in a day. She is 50years old without any history of ulcer what could be the treatment?

Please Seek Doctor: Headache with vomiting is probably the very definition of when someone should be seen urgently. Please take or encourage your friend to get to the doctor or hospital urgently. ...Read more

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Hi doctor me m34 I am feeling vomit sensation from seven days but no vomiting what's the treatment for this?

Hi doctor me m34 I am feeling vomit sensation from seven days but no vomiting what's the treatment for this?

Find cause of nausea: Nausea 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. Find ; treat the cause--see doc. ...Read more

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What is treatment for repeated vomiting diagnosed with closed duodenum for man 47 years old having diabetes?

What is treatment for repeated vomiting diagnosed with closed duodenum for man 47 years old having diabetes?

Complex issue: Need to find out why a closed duodenum-scarred, ulcer, tumor mass of stomach, duodenum, pancreas, other. Diabetes can slow stomach emptying, but not close duodenum. May need some manner of bypass procedure if truly obstructed. Definitely needs to see doc with some experience in this. ...Read more

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My wife just had her third chemo treatment & last night during her vomiting she threw up blood, not like coffee grinds but like blood. What should we

My wife just had her third chemo treatment  & last night during her vomiting she threw up blood, not like coffee grinds but like blood. What should we

Go to the ER: This is a medical emergency. You should take her to the er and also give a call to the physician, who is treating her. It seems that your wife is having hemoptysis, which is not coffee ground or black tarry. Hemoptysis is usually bright red in color, like regular blood and is vomitted. Coffee ground or black tarry blood seen, mixed with stools is usually seen with upper GI bleeding. ...Read more

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My 3 1/2 month old son has been vomiting aftr every feed since morning.No fever or diarrhoea or any other symptom.Wat s d reason n treatment?

My 3 1/2 month old son has been vomiting aftr every feed since morning.No fever or diarrhoea or any other symptom.Wat s d reason n treatment?

Worry dehydration: Most likely your baby has stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis). He nay develop diarrhea. But, since you are in india, bacterial and parasitic infections are also possibilities. However. The immediate concern is a possibility of severe dehydration. If your son is still vomiting, and cannot keep anything down, you need to have him seen by a doctor quickly. If he can drink, ask about oral rehydration. ...Read more

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Had c diff 7wks ago. symps now are exactly the same but i tested negative. very sick w nausea, vomiting, but no treatment given. what to do next?

Had c diff 7wks ago. symps now are exactly the same but i tested negative. very sick w nausea, vomiting, but no treatment given. what to do next?

Different antibiotic: Recurrent C diff colitis is very common and your risk of developing another infection are increased if you are in completely treated the first time and if you immune system is not 100% and if your colonic flora and fauna has not returned to normal. There are about three or four different oral antibiotics that one can use for C diff colitis and if that doesn't work there's always a fecal transplant ...Read more

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What is more effective in PREVENTMENT/treatment of nausea and vomiting due to viral gastroenteritis? Metoclopramide or Zofran (ondansetron)?

What is more effective in PREVENTMENT/treatment of nausea and vomiting due to viral gastroenteritis? Metoclopramide or Zofran (ondansetron)?

Nausea~: hello~ Zofran is reserved for severe nausea that accompanies chemotherapy, so I would use something safer and first line like Compazine (prochlorperazine), (prochlorperazine) which would work better than metaclopamide, but metaclopamide can be used in mild cases.You will need to ask your doc for a script for Compazine (prochlorperazine). thanks ...Read more

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Again extream head pain, nausea , vomiting, dizzy sensitivity light&sound .Again er, test, treatment.Ct-clear pain med+zofran.=diag:migraine. Sent home!

Again extream head pain, nausea , vomiting, dizzy sensitivity light&sound .Again er, test, treatment.Ct-clear pain med+zofran.=diag:migraine. Sent home!

Daily meds: It depends on how often this occurs, but it sounds like you may need to be on a daily medicine to prevent these headaches. You should also try to eliminate the common headache triggers if you haven't already tried that. And maintain a headache diary to try to identify any potential triggers. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why are so many people not afraid of vomiting? People don't worry and if they vomit they don't care but I fear it and avoid it. Therapy not helping

Why are so many people not afraid of vomiting? People don't worry and if they vomit they don't care but I fear it and avoid it. Therapy not helping

A primitive reflex: The vomiting reflex is controlled by two units in the brain medulla--one receives nerve impulses from the GI tract, the other is a chemical receptor. Both have nerve connections to not only the GI tract (pharynx, mesenteric vessels, bile ducts) but also from brain corticobulbar areas that mediate smells, sights, & taste. Thus, vomiting apparatus responds to a variety of GI & brain inputs. ...Read more