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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
Last week it OD on paracetamol but didn't need treatment. I since have had sharp right chest pains, vomiting/nausea & headaches.Should I go back to dr?
Yes,go back to: Dr.You may be suffering the after efffects of the paracetamol ...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
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
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
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
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 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
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
How long can I take Zofran (ondansetron) w/o harm? Have persistent nausea/vomiting for 1.5 years, been on 24mg/day for over 6 mos w/ no diagnosis or treatment plan.
Nausea: You are treating symptoms rather than the cause. I eeccpmend a virtual consult ...Read more
Sevear hb w/ all i eat, gaining weight on diet, vomiting, very fatigued, not sleeping well, possibilities? Course of treatment?
See a physician: Your symptoms cannot be assessed online and sound serious enough to see a physician. ...Read more
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
Hello Doctor Mandel! A month ago I suffered from acute labyrinthitis with veritigo and vomiting, hearing loss on my left ear. Now I still have noise in my left ear and sometimes steadless. What you can recommend as treatment? Thank you ver much!!!
Avoid operating: machinery and rest. Doing valsalva will help. It may take another few days and all your symptoms will go away. Good luck. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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