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Treatment for diarrhea and vomiting?

Treatment for diarrhea and vomiting?

Hydrate: Could be a number of things and it is impossible to tell without more information. Because I do not have enough information, i would recommend you see your physician if this continues. In the brief description, it sounds like a some type of intestinal infection, say something like food poisoning. Make sure you stay hydrated. I know this can be hard with nausea, but it is paramount until appt. ...Read more

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Concussion (Definition)

An injury to the brain usually caused by trauma. Symptoms include loss of consciousness, altered ...Read more


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Multiple complications from an MVA on 3/31/14- diagnosis of TBI. Chronic, severe. Last two days had unrelenting migraine, aura, seeing colors, brain fog?

Multiple complications from an MVA on 3/31/14- diagnosis of TBI. Chronic, severe. Last two days had unrelenting migraine, aura, seeing colors, brain fog?

Further evaluation: This description is far too complicated for an online answer and hopefully you are seeking direct medical care to include further history (your description) plus an exam and possible imaging/diagnostic studies ...Read more

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Watery diarrhea x 1 month .Post eating/drinking & upon waking Loss of appetite, intermittent severe nausea. Tried Imodium, (loperamide) doesn't work. Help please.

Watery diarrhea x 1 month .Post eating/drinking & upon waking  Loss of appetite, intermittent severe nausea. Tried Imodium, (loperamide) doesn't work. Help please.

See a doctor: The problem could be infection or an inflammation of the bowel. Suggest you see a doctor for evaluation. An examination and testing will be needed to sort his out. ...Read more

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What causes chronic diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, insomnia, fainting, Full bowel movement in sleep, headaches, eye pain?

What causes chronic diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, insomnia, fainting, Full bowel movement in sleep, headaches, eye pain?

Viral syndrome: Other than the "full bowel movement in sleep" what you are describing is consistent with viral syndrome which requires rest and hydration and should not last more than 5 days. Avoid dehydration as you are losing water and it will make symptoms worse. make sure you eat and keep activity and environmental exposure to a minimum until you recover. Let your doctor know what is going on. ...Read more

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Irritable child .Severe headache. Nosebleed. What to do?

Irritable child .Severe headache. Nosebleed. What to do?

Seek help now: Those symptoms could signal something serious. Seek medical attention right away. Don't delay. ...Read more

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Seeking medical attn for vomiting is determined by what? 48hrs, no significant abdominal pain, just severe nausea & vomiting with solids/some liquids

Seeking medical attn for vomiting is determined by what? 48hrs, no significant abdominal pain, just severe nausea & vomiting with solids/some liquids

Vomiting: If you are not able to hold down liquids and feel that you are becoming dehydrated go to an ER immediately. If your mouth is dry, skin tents when you pinch it, pulse is very rapid, feel weak or dizzy when you stand up, have dry mouth, not urinating or volume very low and concentrated, feel thirst, are sleepy these are signs to pay attention to. Wish you better soon. ...Read more

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Having aneurysm symptoms, except no seizures, blackouts, or neck pain. Constant nausea and photophobia. Severe headaches for days. Should I call 911?

Having aneurysm symptoms, except no seizures, blackouts, or neck pain. Constant nausea and photophobia. Severe headaches for days. Should I call 911?

If you can't drive.: It sounds like a severe migraine. Headaches from an aneurysm in your head would also be very severe, but usually much worse symptoms after one day. Since this has gone on several days I think you're safe with respect to any ruptured aneurysm. And urgent care or ER visits with an MRI would be recommended. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for treating severe ongoing headache caused by post concussion syndrome?

What do you recommend for treating severe ongoing headache caused by post concussion syndrome?

NSAIDS: I would recommend either 2-3 Advil (ibuprofen) every 6 hrs or Aleve- 2 tab initially, then 1 every 8 hrs: if not relieved- go directly to the ER-TODAY. ...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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Severe headache. Followed by diahrrea nauseous. Temp only 96.4f grandfather died of brain aneurysm worries me. Flu? Worse?

Severe headache. Followed by diahrrea nauseous. Temp only 96.4f  grandfather died of brain aneurysm worries me. Flu? Worse?

Not aneurysm: Seriously doubt aneurysm. Can't tell you what you have - go to nearest er. Once this is sorted out, i would get a brain mra to evaluate for possible aneurysm. ...Read more

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Post concussion syndrome possible brain stem contussion + whiplash injury. Details in my symptoms section. Looking for additional treatment options.

Post concussion syndrome possible brain stem contussion + whiplash injury. Details in my symptoms section. Looking for additional treatment options.

Give it time: Since you didn't give an etiology (ie car accident or fall, etc) it's difficult to say. If this is a simple grade 1 concussion, then give it time. It may take a few months for your head to clear. No specific therapy is indicated. No chiropractic for a while though. ...Read more

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Debilitating stiff neck for a week, no headache, temp 96.1. Seek emergency medical care?

Debilitating stiff neck for a week, no headache, temp 96.1. Seek emergency medical care?

Yes...: Depending your medical hx....if immune compromised, can be herpes meningitis. If coagulopathy/ injury/HTN...can be suarchnoid bleed.Otherwise simple torticollis will be the Dx....is mor common at this time. ...Read more

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How severe is an albumin of 5.4? Please describe severity of symptoms? Crippling fatigue, pulsating symptoms, severe headaches, eye pain, nausea?

How severe is an albumin of 5.4?  Please describe severity of symptoms?  Crippling fatigue, pulsating symptoms, severe headaches, eye pain, nausea?

None of the above: I hope it doesn't disappoint you greatly to let you know that your Albumin levels are considered quite within the normal range. Of course, lab values do vary from one laboratory to another therefore, it would be best to find out the normal range in the laboratory you had the blood drawn or tested but for all intents and purposes the range of normal for Albumin is taken to be 3.5 to 5.5. ...Read more

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Is amnesia symptoms two months post concussion dangerous?

Is amnesia symptoms two months post concussion dangerous?

Many types of forget: If you mean that you do not recall portions of time when the injury itself occurred - that is not unusual. If you have persistent problems with memory in general sine the injury, that is a TBI (traumatic brain injury) related memory problem. Amnesia is a lapse in consciousness that disallows any (or most) recall of what had happened. One might come to and not recognize where one is. Do not drive. ...Read more

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Symptoms include vomiting, blur vision, weakness, head ache, bit fever need a prescription.I don't trust the doctor.

Symptoms include vomiting, blur vision, weakness, head ache, bit fever need a prescription.I don't trust the doctor.

WELL! : Ur not well & lack of confidence in ur pcp is a poor combination. U need 2 find a new md soon. 1 who u r comfortable with & have confidence in & get going with his plan of attack of ur illness. Good luck & do it soon. ...Read more

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What can cause the following symptoms? Severe migraines, chills, dizzy, dehydrated, no fever?

What can cause the following symptoms? Severe migraines, chills, dizzy, dehydrated, no fever?

Is this New?: If this is a new onset of headaches, you need immediate medical evaluation. ...Read more

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17 yr post concussive, migraines with aura. Normal eeg, on magnesium, migraine cocktail, depakote, steroids IV hospital week, sent home steroid taper, two days home limb tremors. What could cause them?

17 yr post concussive, migraines with aura. Normal eeg, on magnesium, migraine cocktail, depakote, steroids IV hospital week, sent home steroid taper, two days home limb tremors. What could cause them?

Chronic daily HA's: Sounds like your headaches are totally out of control. Your tremors are most likely secondary to the depakote, and a drug level might confirm. Alternatively, would also check thyroid function. Steroids good intervention, but wonder if these approaches have been tried: botox, acupuncture, bilateral occipital nerve blocks, otc coq-10, riboflavin, butterbur, feverfew, eval for dental, jaw, tos? ...Read more

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What's the treatment for a concussion?

What's the treatment for a concussion?

Rest: Rest and avoid nsaids. Refrain from any activity where you risk a second head injury while still recovering from the first. See your doc and if symptoms last longer than a week, or worsen at any point, you should be re evaluated. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for concussion from football?

What is the treatment for concussion from football?

Protocols: Every school, coach, athletic department and medical staff has protocols available to them to follow called "return to sport" protocols. These should be followed with no exceptions. Most protocols have stages of no activity, light movement, moderate movement and lifting, heavy lifting and hard exertion, return to sport. Each stage has monitoring and symptom tracking built in. ...Read more

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I have a chronic daily headache 12 years after suffering a concussion. Is there any treatment out there that will make it go away?

I have a chronic daily headache 12 years after suffering a concussion. Is there any treatment out there that will make it go away?

Meds?: Most people with chronic daily headache (cdh) are on daily medications as well. The first step is to get off them. You weren't on them, find a headache specialist to begin therapy. ...Read more

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Post -concussion What is the best treatment ? What is the best nutrition? Is there something I could do to prevent permanent damage?

Can take months: CONCUSSION leads to cellular level injury to the brain and the injury requires that you really rest your brain well until completely back to normal. The best nutrition is that rich in the antioxidants including fruits and vegetables, and well balanced diet. Most important is resting your brain. That includes limiting cognitive as well as physical strain. Make sure to sleep enough and regularly ...Read more

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Best treatment for broken ribs, concussion?

Injury treatment: For broken ribs - immobilization and avoid pressure on the ribs. A chest x-ray may determine if you have a pneumothorax, tear of a lung by the broken rib. For concussion, the most significant treatment is rest. If you have dizziness, fatigue, irritability, difficult thinking clearly, speech difficulty, memory problems, consult your doctor or a neurologist for management if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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What treatment is there for someone who has slurred speech after a concussion ?

Rest is best: Most of the time, the symptoms will go away over time. Sometimes, it does take a few weeks to get back to normal. Most physicians will recommend physical and intellectual rest, meaning to stay out of work, school, and abstaining from any activities for a few days at least. If you have any other concerning symptoms or things aren't getting better, please see your physician. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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What is concussion of the brain and what is the treatment?

What is concussion of the brain and what is the treatment?

Injury to the brain: Concussion must be defined by the immediate reaction to brain injury. Most common is injury in sports. Alteration is awareness, disorientation, confusion, or even loss of consciousness is necessary to define concussion. Frequently there is also incoordination, clumsiness, visual distortion, inability to walk, poor balance, etc. A thorough evaluation must be done and recovery plan made. ...Read more

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I've had a chronic daily headache for 12 years following a concussion in an mva.Will it ever go away? What is the best treatment to fix this problem?

I've had a chronic daily headache for 12 years following a concussion in an mva.Will it ever go away? What is the best treatment to fix this problem?

See neurologist: It is unusual for concussion symptoms to last this long. A rare person will have prolonged symptoms related to this type closed head trauma. All that do deserve a complete neurological evaluation. See a specialist-neurologist. ...Read more

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Post concussion syndrome possible brain stem contussion + whiplash injury. Details in my symptoms section. Looking for additional treatment options.

Give it time: Since you didn't give an etiology (ie car accident or fall, etc) it's difficult to say. If this is a simple grade 1 concussion, then give it time. It may take a few months for your head to clear. No specific therapy is indicated. No chiropractic for a while though. ...Read more

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How can you treat vomiting caused by a concussion?

How can you treat vomiting caused by a concussion?

Go to the ER: Vomiting after a head injury may indicate something more serious like a bleed in the brain and is a medical emergency. If you have had a ct scan and there is not a bleed, then nausea and vomiting following a concussion can be treated with anti-vomiting medications such as Zofran or phenergan (promethazine). ...Read more

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I've had a concussion tree weeks ago, and the symptoms are getting worse: major headache at the pount of impact + i keep vomitting. What ahould i do?

Agree w Dr. Pappas.: You need immediate medical attention. Possible concussion sxs: + or – loss of consciousness, headache / pressure, can't recall event, dizziness, v coordination, ringing in ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea / vomiting ; fatigue. . Seek urgent treatment for loss of consciousness, on-going confusion, seizures, unequal pupils, recurrent vomiting, change in level of consciousness, loss of balance. ...Read more

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It is normal to get a fever after suffering a medicinally diagnosed, concussion? Sister was in car accident yesterday, has a low fever today.No vomit.

It is normal to get a fever after suffering a medicinally diagnosed, concussion? Sister was in car accident yesterday, has a low fever today.No vomit.

Not associated: Concussion does not cause elevated body temperature, and indeed, may best be correlated with an infection. Visit your doctor and get this further assessed. ...Read more

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In brief, partner banged head yday, went to hospital today, she has mild concussion, sent home, began vomiting since got home. It was green. Temp 38°?

In brief, partner banged head yday, went to hospital today, she has mild concussion, sent home, began vomiting since got home. It was green. Temp 38°?

Head injury: Worrisome symptoms after a head injury include persistent , frequent or worsening headaches, vomiting, confusion, visual disturbances, or drowsiness . Your partner should be reexamined if vomiting and/or those other symptoms occur. ...Read more

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Possible concussion 10 yr old boy - need symptoms to watch for on 3rd day blind sided into another players helmet. Vomit and severe headache within 1 hr, next day dull headache all day. Day 3 - concerned with "sore spot" and says feels like whole front/t

Concussion: The acute effects of a concussion may last for several days, including headach, nausea and disorientation. Sleep may be affected. The front of his head may have taken a good part of the blow, causing a bruise of the skin, subgaleal hematoma, both outside the head. I would try Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen). For the headaches and see your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I hit my head, had no concussion symptoms but on night 3 I was vomiting in my mouth, it was not exactly nausea & vomiting, could concussion cause this?

I hit my head, had no concussion symptoms but on night 3 I was vomiting in my mouth, it was not exactly nausea & vomiting, could concussion cause this?

It is possible: Some symptoms may appear immediately after the traumatic event, while others may appear days or even weeks later. See your PCP for evaluation and tests. ...Read more

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I fell three days ago and got a minor concussion, I have a mild fever, is this related? I threw up in my throat a tiny bit but not vomitting.

I fell three days ago and got a minor concussion, I have a mild fever, is this related? I threw up in my throat a tiny bit but not vomitting.

Post head injury: The classic post head injury symptoms include headaches, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea,visual disturbance but fever is unusual. If symptoms persist see your physician for evaluation and advice. He/she will order any appropriate tests or imagining exams if deemed advisable. ...Read more

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Pain starting in the back of my head that runs down my shoulder blade, through tricep and into my elbow. Also headache and vomiting. Not a concussion.

Be seen: I would certainly be seen immediately. There are multiple potential causes such as a complex migraine, or even the first presentation of a neurological condition. Either way, it warrants urgent evaluation to rule out potentially serious conditions. ...Read more

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My wife fell and diagnosis was a concussion. She had a CT scan and no bleeding or cracks was discovered. She is bothered with nausea and vomiting. She?

My wife fell and diagnosis was a concussion. She had a CT scan and no bleeding or cracks was discovered. She is bothered with nausea and vomiting. She?

Needs to be recheck: We do not have enough information as to how long ago was the concussion and cat scan.Some small subdural bleeds may not be seen in earlier Cat Scan and if she is continuing to have nausea and vomiting,she should be reevaluated and if indicated based on history &examination,a repeat cat scan may be done.In any cace she should be rechecked either in ER or by your family doctor ...Read more

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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more