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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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What can I do for nausea and vomiting?

What can I do for nausea and vomiting?

Depends: A lot depends on the cause of the vomting. Hyperemesis is common with pregnancy and will lessen by the end of first trimester. The cause must be determined to establish the best treatment for prevention. More info is needed. ...Read more

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Why does chemotherapy cause nausea and vomiting?

Why does chemotherapy cause nausea and vomiting?

It's a toxin: The brain has an area that triggers nausea and vomiting if something toxic gets in the body. This is what prevented early humans from dying after eating poisonous berries! chemotherapy triggers the same area of the brain, and the body tries to protect itself by vomiting. New anti-nausea drugs are so effective because they target the "vomit center" in the brain. ...Read more

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Can appendicitis always cause nausea and vomiting?

Can appendicitis always cause nausea and vomiting?

No: Appendicitis can start with mild pain around the belly button. The pain worsens over time. It can become sharp with loss of appetite. Nausea, vomiting & fever are possible. The pain usually moves toward the right lower quadrant of abdomen. Bouncing or jolting will often make the pain worse. Appendicitis can have varying presentations. If you have severe abdominal pain it is best to go to er. ...Read more

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How often can headaches cause nausea and vomiting?

How often can headaches cause nausea and vomiting?

Probably migraine: Migraines are the most common cause of frequent headaches, and they are often associated with nausea/vomiting. Otc pain meds can contribute to rebound/medication overuse headache, which causes the headaches to actually worsen in the long run. You should see a neurologist who can get you on a good preventative agent as well as a good acute agent (i.e. Triptan i.e. Imitrex) for the pain. ...Read more

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What is a good medicine to prevent nausea and vomiting?

What is a good medicine to prevent nausea and vomiting?

Use of ginger: Ginger can reduce nausea & upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Wat r d causes of chronic nausea and vomiting everyday?

Wat r d causes of chronic nausea and vomiting everyday?

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

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What causes the nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy?

What causes the nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy?

Multiple: Esophageal and gastric(stomach) irritation and slough of sensitive surfaces . The drugs are effective but can be harsh to other systems. ...Read more

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

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 to do if taking levodopa causes nausea and vomiting?

What to do if taking levodopa causes nausea and vomiting?

Add carbidopa: Levodopa frequently causes nausea. It is often combined with Carbidopa in a medication called sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) ( sin - without and met- vomiting). ...Read more

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What kinds of tumors can cause persistent nausea and vomiting?

What kinds of tumors can cause persistent nausea and vomiting?

Many possibilities: Nausea and vomiting is a common GI tract symptom and can be caused by many medical problems like kidney diseases, liver diseases and stomach problems. Tumors in any of these same organs(especially in the stomach and lver often cause nausea. Brain tumors commonly menifest as headachesand nausea. Your doctor needs to examine you and order tests to find out if your bodily functions and metabolic/chem. ...Read more

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Why should I treat my nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy?

Why should I treat my nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy?

Helpful to healing: Too much nausea and vomiting may allow one to be dehydrated and undernourished and to feel just plain miserable. The last thing your body needs while fighting cancer. To treat nausea is to also allow one to be more comfortable during such a crucial time. There are several different regimens available, and your treating doctor will go over these with you. ...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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What do you think I should do about postoperative nausea and vomiting?

Communicate: Let your anesthesia provider know about your nausea and vomiting. There are meds that can be given to help with that. However, there are some patients who will still experience n/v regardless of they are given. Good luck. ...Read more

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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 have i been nausea and vomiting for the past 3 days nausea vomitting kind of achy and weak

?virus: You probably have a virus, but be aware that you can get dehydrated if it persists. The norovirus last longer than the common "stomach virus." increase clear liquids, than slowly increase your diet to soft foods (brat diet). If you do not recover, than you need to see a dr. And get evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the connection between pain and nausea? Why does extreme pain cause nausea and vomiting?

What is the connection between pain and nausea? Why does extreme pain cause nausea and vomiting?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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