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Any suggestions for treating chronic nausea and vomiting with fibromyalgia?

Any suggestions for treating chronic nausea and vomiting with fibromyalgia?

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

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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


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What can I do about birth control related nausea and vomiting? Change pill types?

What can I do about birth control related nausea and vomiting? Change pill types?

Talk with your doc: Sometimes you have less nausea if you take your pill around dinner time or before bedtime. But it's much easier to change your birth control pill. There are many types and you should be able to find one that agrees with your body. Good luck! ...Read more

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Treatments for nausea and vomiting caused by birth control?

Treatments for nausea and vomiting caused by birth control?

Timing: The easiest way to avoid nausea with birth control is to take the pill just before bed time. Do not take first thing in am on empty stomach. The oc estrogen may also be too high in this situation so switching to a lower dose pill can help. ...Read more

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Should i take the birth control pill tonight? Yesterday at around 1 pm i took my first birth control pill, called apri. A few hours later i felt very sick, nausea, dizziness, etc. I went home from work early because of this, and ended up vomiting up my en

Should i take the birth control pill tonight? Yesterday at around 1 pm i took my first birth control pill, called apri. A few hours later i felt very sick, nausea, dizziness, etc. I went home from work early because of this, and ended up vomiting up my en

Take at bedtime: Nausea can happen for 5-10% of women in the first cycle. Taking at bedtime may help. It's important to take the same time every day and not miss. Typically nausea improves after the first 1-3 months. If your pill causes vomiting, call your doctor to ask about a different pill. There are many different pills with different doses or different hormone combinations. ...Read more

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Took Plan B a month ago,taking my birth control pill,period came on time, pain under right side of rib.vomiting,nausea. Could I be pregnant?

Took Plan B a month ago,taking my birth control pill,period came on time,  pain under right side of rib.vomiting,nausea. Could I be pregnant?

Probably not, but...: If worried, can test. A urine pregnancy test done correctly gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened). If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and therefore lead to a repeat test. If a woman has her normal regular period, then she is usually presumed not pregnant. ...Read more

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When does nausea and vomitting as a side effect of birth control stop happening?

When does nausea and vomitting as a side effect of birth control stop happening?

Depends: Ususally after the first foil. If it is not going away have your doctor reevaluate you and see what happens. ...Read more

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Freq. nausea/acid reflux w/out vomiting (not preg) Dr. could be PMS, put on birth control. Regular labs normal. Could this be the cause? Need relief!

Freq. nausea/acid reflux w/out vomiting (not preg) Dr. could be PMS, put on birth control. Regular labs normal. Could this be the cause? Need relief!

Reflux: The main question I think is if reflux is causing you the symptoms. For that reason a trial of OTC Omeprazole or lansoprazole along with lifestyle changes should help us understand if that is all that' s needed. If that is not the case will know that we have to look for a different cause. Keeping a log of your symptoms would help in this case. ...Read more

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Nausea 24/7. No vomiting. 3 negative pregnancy tests. Missed period. Was on birth control for a month, went off a week ago. Can I rule out pregnancy?

Nausea 24/7. No vomiting. 3 negative pregnancy tests. Missed period. Was on birth control for a month, went off a week ago. Can I rule out pregnancy?

Blood Preg'ncy Test: Go to your primary doctor and get a blood and urine pregnancy test. You may have been pregnant and miscarried. Aternatively, your nausea could be due to completely different reason. ...Read more

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Is the sancuso transdermal patch for chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting really any better than pill medications or is it about equal in effect?

Is the sancuso transdermal patch for chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting really any better than pill medications or is it about equal in effect?

"non-inferior": Sancuso = granisetron in a transdermal patch. A study compared the granisetron patch with granisetron pills. Statistically speaking, there was "non-inferiority;" in other words, one was as effective as the other. The advantage is in the convenience of the patch compared with taking a pill several times a day.
(study was by Boccia RV et al, published in Support Care Cancer. 2011;19(10):1609.) ...Read more

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Does Zofran (ondansetron) only help with certain causes of nausea or is it good for all types of nausea and vomiting?

Does Zofran (ondansetron) only help with certain causes of nausea or is it good for all types of nausea and vomiting?

Zofran (ondansetron): Hi bonnie h, zofran (ondansetron) is indicated for nausea of really any type. It may be more effective for some than others. As with any medication, it affects different people differently. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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In context of cryofibrinogenemia, lupus-type ctd and adrenal insufficiency, what could cause increase in GI symptoms, nausea, and vomiting with adrenal crisis, when estrogen/progestin drugs are taken?

In context of cryofibrinogenemia, lupus-type ctd and adrenal insufficiency, what could cause increase in GI symptoms, nausea, and vomiting with adrenal crisis, when estrogen/progestin drugs are taken?

Cortisol deficiency : With true adrenal insufficiency diagnosed by an endocrinologist, one would need to be taking cortisol replacement therapy. Nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting and weight loss are classic symptoms of adrenal insufficiency which estrogen and Progesterone replacement don't address. Many with primary adrenal insufficiency also look like they have a deep tan. ...Read more

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Is 3 hour change in dosage time of birth control considered as a missed pill? And if a pill is taken at 12am and i vomit at 4am is that also missed?

Is 3 hour change in dosage time of birth control considered as a missed pill? And if a pill is taken at 12am and i vomit at 4am is that also missed?

3 hours is not: a missed pill as long as you took it. Vomiting up a pill may be more problematic, many docs would recommend you take an extra pill the next day. ...Read more

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Do you have any dietary recommendations for me. Type 4 paraesophageal hernia and shingles. Nausea and vomiting. inflammation and pain due to shingles.

Do you have any dietary recommendations for me. Type 4 paraesophageal hernia and shingles. Nausea and vomiting. inflammation and pain due to shingles.

Diet isn't key: Eat whatever seems right and that agrees with you. Despite all the rubbish on the internet, food choices are very seldom the key to health. Pain after shingles can be especially troublesome and if you have not yet seen a neurologist, I would urge you to do so. ...Read more

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What can you do about post-operative nausea and vomiting?

Walk: post op nausea and vomiting is treated with zofran (ondansetron) but your job is to walk around. Walking helps to move more blood through the body. This helps speed up the metabolism of the drugs in the liver. ...Read more

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What is the cause of nausea and vomiting for a 67 year old man?

What is the cause of nausea and vomiting for a 67 year old man?

I don't know. : There are many possible reasons for vomiting & nausea. Please see this extensive list of possible causes of nausea by mayo clinic: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/nausea/my00572/dsection=causes. ...Read more

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Why is it that citrus fruits, when smelled, can reduce nausea and vomiting sensation?

Why is it that citrus fruits, when smelled, can reduce nausea and vomiting sensation?

Aromatherapy.: Sweet orange (citrus sinensis) , peitigrain (citrus reticulata), mandarin (citrus reticulata) are different citrus scents that can decrease nausea. This is an aromatherapeutic effect. ...Read more

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Why do I get nausea and vomiting when I think of the girl I love?

Why do I get nausea and vomiting when I think of the girl I love?

Vomiting for love: This is an unusual reaction. Assuming that you really love her and she has some affection for you, it may be due to just extreme nervousness about the relationship. (ie., worrying about whether she loves you the same) it could also be due to a subsconscious suspicion that maybe she doesn't love you or is too good for you. Most likely your symptoms are due to anxiety of some kind. ...Read more

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Feeling hot and shaky. Having nausea and vomiting. Just started taking Paxil (paroxetine).

Feeling hot and shaky. Having nausea and vomiting. Just started taking Paxil (paroxetine).

Could be side effect: This can be due to the Paxil (paroxetine). Sometimes people have to start lower doses and work up to normal doses because of side effects. Call your doc and see if you should stop for a few days and restart at a lower dose, or change to another med. If vomiting persists, get seen! It could be something else. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to reduce nausea and vomiting during tonsillectomy/septoplasty recovery?

How to reduce nausea and vomiting during  tonsillectomy/septoplasty recovery?

See below: To prevent vomiting during surgery the patients are usually told not to eat or drink anything for at least 8 hours before surgery.
To prevent nausea after surgery, the anesthesiologist has a number of good medications that will will do just that.
Speak your concerns to your doc. ...Read more

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My mom is having nausea and vomiting and dizziness ?

My mom is having nausea and vomiting and dizziness ?

911 Now if Sudden: Sudden onset vomiting and dizziness in a 73 yo is potentially a medical emergency since it could signal the onset of a brain bleed. If vomiting is sudden, heavy, and she has headaches you MUST go to ER by 911 route due to the possibility of stroke. If she's had this for a few days and not as severe then, hydration and see doc in morning. ...Read more

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Does fentanyl still cause nausea and vomiting when mixed with versed?

Does fentanyl still cause nausea and vomiting when mixed with versed?

Side effects: Fentanyl/versed can cause respiratory depression, nausea and vomiting. Fentanyl use can also lead to addiction, abuse, and misuse. ...Read more

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What are the main three drugs used for nausea and vomiting on pediatric oncology?

What are the main three drugs used for nausea and vomiting on pediatric oncology?

Drugs for nausea: Zofran (ondansetron) is a mainstay for helping pediatric oncology patients with nausea and vomiting (there are other members of this class like kytril). A combination of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Reglan (metoclopramide) is also used. Lastly Ativan (lorazepam) is also quite effective. Others used are emend, scopolamine (>10 yo), and Marinol (for teens). ...Read more

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How long after stopping omeprazole will side effects of nausea and vomiting last?

How long after stopping omeprazole will side effects of nausea and vomiting last?

Stopping omeprazole : stopping omeprazole and its relatives all of a sudden can cause a rebound hypersecretion of acid. You should try to wean yourself off over a couple of weeks instead. ...Read more

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What are other alternative medicine treatments to help reduce nausea and vomiting?

Citrus/Ginger: Remedies other than traditional medicines include foods, pressure points and some vitamins. Ginger has been shown to aid in the relief of nausea as has both the taste and aroma of citrus fruits. Wrist bands used for sea sickness and accupuncture have also provided relief for some. Last, 25 mg of vitamin B6 taken 3-4 times a day may help with nausea and vomiting as well. ...Read more

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Does sodium thiopental have a high incidence of post op nausea and vomiting or low?

Unusual: To see this drug used anymore; once a mainstay of anesthesiology practice, stp has a long half-life, delaying "wake-up" and prolonging the recovery period after even short surgeries. Postop nausea had been a minor issue. ...Read more

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Is nausea and vomiting symtom of cyst on the spleen along with pain below the rib.?

Is nausea and vomiting  symtom of cyst on the spleen along with pain  below the rib.?

Not usually if smafl: Spleen cysts usually don't cause any problems at all. However, if they become very large they may cause discomfort, especially around the bottom of the rib cage. Large cysts may push on the stomach causing a feeling of fullness, decreased appetite, and occasionally nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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Can I take Zofran (ondansetron) if i'm experiencing gastroenteritis (nausea and vomiting)?

Can I take Zofran (ondansetron) if i'm experiencing gastroenteritis (nausea and vomiting)?

Maybe you see doc 1t: Yes, you can take zofran (ondansetron) if you 100% sure it is gastroenteritis! however, nausea and vomiting could be the symptoms of other conditions (for example, cholecystitis, appendicitis, small bowel obstruction), and in these cases zofran (ondansetron) could be harmful or could mask very dangerous surgical cases. Don't hesitate to go see the real doc. ...Read more

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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more


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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more