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What Can Cause Chronic Nausea
Find cause of N & V.: Fibromyalgia is a syndrome of generalized pain and weakness in numerous parts of body. It is called a syndrome because one can not find any objective evidence of a problem. One mistake the pt and doc make is that once a person is labelled as having "fibromyalgia", there is a trap other sx are part of the syndrome: n & v is not. Doc needs to look for true cause, then rx will become clear. ...Read more
What can cause chronic nausea/vomiting, with abdominal pain, muscle pain/issues in arms and legs for 1 year and gets worse over time?
What can cause chronic persistant nausea? Hida scan negative, no h pylori, GERD treatment provided no relief.
Really constant?: Nausea 24/7 means you experience symptoms at night & are missing sleep--a scenario that raises considerable concern. Daytime nausea can reflect a central (brain-related) problem, infection, GI motility delay, gallbladder/pancreas issue, atypical migraine, partial obstruction of gut, stress, nonGI inflammation, more. Accompanying alarm signs: bleeding, weight loss, refractory vomiting. Get checked. ...Read more
Lots. See your doc: Are you pregnant? Gut causes can include inflammation, ulcers of stomach, duodenum; parasites, tumors, pancreattic issues, enlarged lymph nodeis or spleen (varhious causes), colon, gallbladder or liver conditions, diabete, thyroid disease, elevated blood calcium or glucose, other hormonal, adrenal, gyn disease, sinus, inner ear, brain issues, meds, excess coffee, suppl, drugs, iron def etc. See m. ...Read more
N and V: If you are not pregnant, then persistent nausea and vomiting is a worrisome symptom that calls for an evaluation by your physician. Gastritis,peptic ulcer, gall bladder or liver disease are possibilities. Less likely would be reaction to medications or a toxic substance. Don't delay. See your Physician as soon as possible. Don't allow yourself to become dangerously ill. ...Read more
Can anxiety cause chronic nausea? I have to force myself to eat most of the time and never have an appetite
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
What're the effects of long term Zofran (ondansetron) use for treating chronic nausea caused by anxiety? Been taking abt 3, 4mg pills per week for 1.5 years already
Hi. I'm not aware of: significant problems reducing and then eliminating Zofran (ondansetron) from your regemen. I would suggest to have an alternative plan to treat the nausea, when it comes. Start tapering by reducing your daily dose in half. Let us know how it goes. Shabbat Shalom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: We cannot directly measure serotonin (5HT) levels in the brain, and peripheral 5HT levels have zero correlation wiht brain levels. We can only infer brain 5HT from metabolites in the CSF (fluid in brain). Nausea has many causes and contributors. Please seek care with a doctor who knows you well, and try to get some relief after carefull assessment. ...Read more
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