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Treatment Of Retching
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 and zegerid. Good luck! ...Read more
Depends on severity: Depending on the severity and the location, the treatment could vary. Best discussed with your doctor. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
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
I feel dizzy, nausea and sometimes vomiting since one month ago.My BP is 130/70 and not stable.What is the cause and the treatment?Thanks.
See your doctor: Given a month of persistant symptoms i recommend to see your doctor. ...Read more
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