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What would cause nausea in the middle of the night?

What would cause nausea in the middle of the night?

Possible reasons: There are many possible reasons for 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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What can cause persistent nausea in middle of night many hours after eating? This has been a persistent problem for several months.

What can cause persistent nausea in middle of night many hours after eating? This has been a persistent problem for several months.

See a doc: Problem could be gastrointestinal relayed, e.g. Esophageal reflux, etc. May be inner ear/sinus/ neuro related (affected by position). Unlikely, but possible cardiac/ rhythm issue. Can't tell here. See md, get thorough exam, tests as appropriate. ...Read more

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What causes night time nausea?

What causes night time nausea?

Lots possible here: Vomiting reflex is controlled by 2 units in brain medulla--one receives nerve impulses from GI tract, the other is a chemical receptor. Both have nerve connections to not only GI tract (pharynx, mesenteric vessels, bile ducts) but also from brain corticobulbar areas that mediate smells, sights, & taste. Maybe you have gastritis, but maybe your symptoms have little to do with GI tract. Get checked. ...Read more

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What can cause tightening/squeezing in the chest & nausea at night?

What can cause tightening/squeezing in the chest & nausea at night?

Acid, asthma, heart!: Most likely source of chest tightness occurring at rest at night with or without nausea is gastroesophageal problem (heartburn, acid reflux, ulcer). Another source is lung-related (asthma, COPD). The deadliest source is heart-related (heart attack, heart disease, irregular heartbeat, blood clot in heart/lung). GO TO ER NOW to rule out a heart problem!!! If ER clears you, then go to PCP for eval. ...Read more

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Night sweats every night with covers off. No nightmares. Also, a lot of day to day nausea. All been happening couple months? What could be the cause?

Night sweats every night with covers off. No nightmares. Also, a lot of day to day nausea. All been happening couple months? What could be the cause?

Night sweats...: ...can be due to infection (with fever breaking during the night). Also by endocrine problems, such as overactive thyroid. Several other possibilities as well, and any of these could cause malaise (generally feeling poorly) or nausea. This is something to see a doctor about, soon. Also consider taking your temperature 3-4 times a day for a few days, including bedtime and after night sweats. ...Read more

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10yrs Cyclen birth control. Causes NAUSEA after ingested @ night with meal.

10yrs Cyclen birth control. Causes NAUSEA after ingested @ night with meal.

See your doctot: Do a urine preg test if Meg. See your doctor for other bc options ...Read more

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My son has nausea vomitting chest congestion cough and very difficult to sleep at night and body feels hot. What can be the cause of his symptoms?

My son has nausea vomitting chest congestion cough and very difficult to sleep at night and body feels hot. What can be the cause of his symptoms?

Viral infection?: Have him checked by his pediatrician--how old is he? With all these symptoms make sure he is well hydrated and does not have a secondary bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Have morning nausea belch8ing. Ate broccoli/rice yesterday and mini wheat cereal last night cause had constipation. Due to have colonospony soon.

Have morning nausea belch8ing. Ate broccoli/rice yesterday and mini wheat cereal last night cause had constipation. Due to have colonospony soon.

AMm nausea. Bleching: Could be from reflux (GERD), constipation, or ovarian pathology as well. Consider OTC ranitidine for reflux and see if helps. For constipation try high fiber 1 cup oats, brown rice (not white), barley, lentils a day and avocados, strawberries, kale, sweet potatoes. And plenty of fluid 2-3 liters of water/ gatorade/ juices a day (only 1/2 of it water so as not to dilute sodium., ...Read more

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Nausea for 3 months, not pregnant. It has woken me up at night, and it seems to go away when I eat 4-6 saltine crackers. What is the cause of nausea?

Nausea for 3 months, not pregnant. It has woken me up at night, and it seems to go away when I eat 4-6 saltine crackers. What is the cause of nausea?

? various causes: Persistent nausea could be as a result of various gastrointestinal issues with the most likely one being the gall bladder. Others include reflux disease, appendicitis, an ulcer. Any vomiting or fever? It will be a good idea to see a doctor as soon as possible since it has persisted for about 3months. Stay healthy. ...Read more

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Will levetiracetam (keppra) cause nausea? Wife was prescribed 750mg twice a day beginning 9/16 following two seziures and hospitalization on 9/14-15/2012. Neurologist reduced it 9/18 to 1/2 pill in the am and full pill at night (to use up what we bought)

Will levetiracetam (keppra) cause nausea? Wife was prescribed 750mg twice a day beginning 9/16 following two seziures and hospitalization on 9/14-15/2012. Neurologist reduced it 9/18 to 1/2 pill in the am and full pill at night (to use up what we bought)

Levetriacetam: This drug has multiple toxicities, several of which are quite dangerous. Almost any medication can produce nausea in a given patient, but this is seldom described with this compound. Discuss with the prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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My birth control pill (sprintec) makes me so nauseous if I wake up early & stay up late at night. Are there any bc pills that don't cause nausea?

My birth control pill (sprintec) makes me so nauseous if I wake up early & stay up late at night. Are there any bc pills that don't cause nausea?

Try lower dose pill: If you've recently started birth control pills or combined hormone methods like the vaginal ring or the patch, this may be a side effect. If pills, take them in the evening. The first 1-3 months may cause nausea, but it typically gets better. If still present in 3 months, ask your doctor about changing pills. If not just nausea, but also vomiting, call your doctor. ...Read more

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Daily nausea and fatigue. I find myself gagging amd dry heaving at work and at night. Not pregnant. What are common causes for these in a 26 yr old?

Daily nausea and fatigue. I find myself gagging amd dry heaving at work and at night. Not pregnant. What are common causes for these in a 26 yr old?

Unusual to gag: You are otherwise healthy female 26 years old. You have daily gagging and nausea. It is unusual. Most common would be pregnancy or acute viral illness or allergy. Would repeat pregnancy test. If negative you can try allergy medicine like Claritin or benadryl (diphenhydramine). Try for a week. If you choose Benadryl (diphenhydramine) then no driving or heavy machinery. ...Read more

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I am extremely nauseated every night around 5pm I just had my period and therefore cannot be pregnant I am on cymbalta (duloxetine) which causes nausea but I have?

I am extremely nauseated every night around 5pm I just had my period and therefore cannot be pregnant I am on cymbalta (duloxetine) which causes nausea but I have?

Nausea: Nausea is a common side effect of many medications and often leads to noncompliance (not taking meds as prescribed). However, nausea may also be secondary to an undiagnosed medical condition like pregnancy, gastritis, or gallstones. Continue current meds and schedule appointment to discuss concerns with primary care provider soon. ...Read more

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Sudden nausea out of nowhere throughout the day, only waiting it out helps. Tums (calcium carbonate) don't help. Waking up in the night sometimes, what are the causes?

Rule out pregnancy: There are many, many causes of nausea. In women with nausea, the first and easiest thing to check is whether you are pregnant. Vitamins and birth control pills can cause nausea. If it is persisting more than a few days, see your doctor for a check up. ...Read more

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Every night I go to bed with moderate stomach pain and slight nausea. During the day I'm fine. What could be the cause?

Every night I go to bed with moderate stomach pain and slight nausea. During the day I'm fine. What could be the cause?

Gastroparesis?: Patients with delayed stomach emptying often have worse symptoms over the course of the day as each meal piles on top of the last. After a prolonged fasting period while sleeping, this could abate. It's not a typical history, but symptoms such as fullness, upper bloating, inability to eat a full-sized meal, or vomiting undigested food several hours after eating would support this diagnosis. ...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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Severe burping and nausea each night. Too irritable. What causes it. Stomach cancer?

Severe burping and nausea each night. Too irritable. What causes it. Stomach cancer?

Not Cancer: At age 18 its more likely than not what you are EATING during the day and particularly LATE AT NIGHT!
A word to the wise...
Dr Z ...Read more

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Can reactivation of shingles cause pins nedls crawling bugs on skin severe at night with chills, fever, fatigue, nausea muscle aches /gulain barre syndme?

Can reactivation of shingles cause pins nedls crawling bugs on skin severe at night with chills, fever, fatigue, nausea muscle aches /gulain barre syndme?

Unlikely: Some people think you can only get shingles once and
some others think you can get it more than once. It is unusual to get shingles in people under 40 years old.
Mild systemic symptoms are more associated with shingles, such as fatigue, low fever, more of a mild viral
syndrome. Chills, nausea, muscle aches would be unusual. To my knowledge gulain barre has not been
associated with shingles. ...Read more

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I had an electric fired in my bathroom last night. Now am experiencing sore throat, cough, nausea and tiredness. What could be the cause?

I had an electric fired in my bathroom last night. Now am experiencing sore throat, cough, nausea and tiredness. What could be the cause?

Smoke inhalation: If you had a fire smoke must have been produced. Therefore you may symptoms of smoke inhalation. See a doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more