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How can I know I'm getting enough water? Cfs related nausea makes it difficult to drink "thin" liquids like water or gatorade. Any other suggestions?

How can I know I'm getting enough water? Cfs related nausea makes it difficult to drink "thin" liquids like water or gatorade. Any other suggestions?

Try thickeners: We use thickeners frequently with patients having swallowing issues. Also, a speech therapy consult for a swallowing evaluation would be beneficial. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Ginger (Definition)

Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more


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Extreme nausea/constant bad taste in mouth 3 days. Possible cause and relief? Tried crackers, gatorade, bananas, jello. Still feel terrible. Help

Extreme nausea/constant bad taste in mouth 3 days. Possible cause and relief? Tried crackers, gatorade, bananas, jello. Still feel terrible. Help

Possibilities: First, the nausea and intraoral bad taste may or may not be causatively related. Bad taste is usually related to chronic periodontal disease, a gram negative anaerobic rod bacterial infection, or reflux. Carbohydrates can literally feed into this disease, drink water. Nausea can be from dizziness, migraine, fainting, GI upset, food poisoning, viral or ear infection, pregnancy, motion sickness ...Read more

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Sweating, tunnel vision, dizziness, nausea; will gatorade help?

Tunnel vision: Your experiencing sweating, tunnel vision, dizziness along with nausea most likely are having coronary insufficiency! Take a baby aspirin, with gatorade or water and immediately call 911. Get to a cool restful place and lie down. Tell someone close by how you are feeling and that you may be having a heart attack and help has been called. If you have nitroglycerine tab take one. Get help. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with acute bronchitis Monday is nicotine patches the cause of my nausea and not keeping gatoride and food down? Wasn't feeling Ill before

Diagnosed with acute bronchitis Monday is nicotine patches the cause of my nausea and not keeping gatoride and food down? Wasn't feeling Ill before

Talk to your doctor: Your bronchitis has you feeling sick. If you are on an antibiotic, this can have GI side effects. You may want to ask your doctor before stopping the nicotine patch. in general, when people get physically sick, it is best to reduce the number of medications to minimize the risk of side effects or complications. Best wishes for a speedy recovery! ...Read more

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While pregnant is there anything I can take to help with nausea Because ginger ale and crackers don't work?

While pregnant is there anything I can take to help with nausea Because ginger ale and crackers don't work?

Not all ginger ale: Has ginger. A simple way to v nausea is w Ginger. You can drink nibble on crystallized ginger or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: Sweet Orange (Citrus Sinensis), Peitigrain (Citrus reticulata), Mandarin (Citrus reticulata) are different citrus scents that can v nausea. ...Read more

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I have nausea and pain on my right arm. I drank ginger ale and pedialyte today. Do I need to go to the ER?

I have nausea and pain on my right arm. I drank ginger ale and pedialyte today. Do I need to go to the ER?

Questions: If you are able to keep down fluids and maintain your hydration then I don't think an ER visit is necessary. As to why your right arm hurts, I can't say. Any history of trauma? Did you sleep on it funny? Where does your arm hurt (shoulder, elbow, wrist??). If your symptoms persist or if you find that you are unable to stay hydrated, or the pain becomes near-unbearable then see your doc. ...Read more

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What to do about nausea. I also have pain on my right arm. I drank ginger ale and pedialyte today. Should I go to the ER?

Go to the ER: It may be possible that the nausea and arm pain are unrelated and minor, but they can also be symptoms of more serious problems, including a heart attack. Please go the the ER now. ...Read more

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What is the reason why no nausea medicine or ginger ale, crackers, motion sick bands not help with nausea? I think I have stomach bug. It's going aroun

What is the reason why no nausea medicine or ginger ale, crackers, motion sick bands not help with nausea? I think I have stomach bug. It's going aroun

Depends on cause: No herb or medicine works all the time. Ginger often helps nausea, but it may take a higher dose than you get in ginger ale- you can try ginger tea with lemon & honey. Motion sick bands often help morning sickness/motion sickness. A stomach virus or food poisoning may cause nausea that does not respond to these treatments. See http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/109653-homeopathic-remedies-nausea/. ...Read more

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Stomach cramps nausea sometimes gas after eating anything or drinking certain things like ginger ale or ice tea doc sched barium test what could it b?

Stomach cramps nausea sometimes gas after eating anything or drinking certain things like ginger ale or ice tea doc sched barium test what could it b?

Abd cramps: Could be gastritis/ reflux with or without H pylori a bacteria in the stomach-worsened by motrin products, caffeine, sodas, spicy food, smoking, alcohol -, or gallbladder (ultrasound /HIDA scan will detect, or food intolerances milk (lactose intolerant, soy or gluten (celicac versus just intolerance). Discuss with GI ...Read more

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Stomach cramps nausea sometimes gas after eating anything or drinking certain things like ginger ale or ice tea doc sched barium test what could it b?

Stomach cramps nausea sometimes gas after eating anything or drinking certain things like ginger ale or ice tea doc sched barium test what could it b?

GERD: With your sleep disturbance and pother symptoms I would suspect gastoesophageal reflux disease, however, ulcers, gastritis, esophagitis, and other upper GI conditions need to be ruled out. You may wish to see a sleep doc after that if your sleep does not return to normal. ...Read more

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Which one is better after a lot of vomiting: ginger ale, or gatorade?

Which one is better after a lot of vomiting: ginger ale, or gatorade?

Both: Ginger has some benefit in reducing nausea. Gatorade will help with dehydration and can also help reduce diarrhea (should that occur) as it contains the simple sugar glucose rather than the more complex sugar sucrose. ...Read more

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My daughter has had diarrhea for 3 days. Been giving her gatoraid and ginger ale from her vomiting, she is able to eat bananas, and toast. Help?

My daughter has had diarrhea for 3 days. Been giving her gatoraid and ginger ale from her vomiting, she is able to eat bananas, and toast. Help?

Probable viral: Most probably viral gastroenteritis. Need to be careful depending on the age of the kid. Infants and small children can easily become dehydrated and hard to assess how sick they are. Best to check with a pediatrician if not better in 3-4 days. ...Read more

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Does eating ginger help with nausea?

Does eating ginger help with nausea?

Can do.: It is a natural remedy. Candied ginger is something I've used on occasion. If you're needing it often, the question to be answered is why? ...Read more

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What causes nausea, and why can ginger help to stop it?

Multiple Causes: Nausea can be caused by irritation of the stomach or other parts of the GI tract. Our brain can also trigger nausea (we have a special part of our brain that detects the presence of potential toxins and can induce vomiting called the area postrema). Ginger has been shown to be effective in reducing nausea. Ginger stimulates saliva and can dilut stomach acid and can relax the muscles of the stomach. ...Read more

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Please explain why is ginger food/drink so good for nausea?

Please explain why is ginger food/drink so good for nausea?

Ginger: Ginger's exact mechanism of action in nausea is uncertain, but there are several proposed mechanisms. The components thought to be active in this effect are gingerols, shogaols, and galanolactone, a diterpenoid of ginger. Antagonism of 5ht3 receptors may be part of this effect, as this is also important in postoperative and cisplatin-induced nausea ; vomiting. Http://tinyurl. Com/l7yvbne. ...Read more

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Could ginger tablets work for plain old nausea or only morning sickness?

Could ginger tablets work for plain old nausea or only morning sickness?

Both: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organ ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes nausea, and why is ginger so helpful to stop it?

Nausea: Nausea can be from many causes, including acute illness, post nasal drip, gastritis, and many medications. Persistent nausea should be evaluated by physician. Ginger is an ancient remedy for reducing nausea. It works well. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for dizziness and nausea besides ginger?

Is there a cure for dizziness and nausea besides ginger?

Nausea & Dizziness: If you are chronically dizzy and nauseous, please see your primary physician for evaluation to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Has anyone prescribed ginger for relief of nausea?

Has anyone prescribed ginger for relief of nausea?

Many times: Ginger is a wonderful herb with many medicinal properties including relief of nausea, morning sickness & motion sickness. It is even strong enough to relieve nausea caused by chemotherapy! it can be taken as tea, as crystallized ginger, or in capsules. See http://altmedicine. About. Com/od/ginger/a/ginger_nausea. Htm & www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=foodspice&dbid=72. ...Read more

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What causes nausea, and why is ginger so helpful to stop it?

Ginger ; Nausea: Nausea can be triggered by the brain or my GI irritants. Ginger is an intestinal spasmolytic ; helps eliminate gas from the intestines. Ginger also impacts the feedback loop between nausea center in the brain and the stomach. It is very beneficial for nausea and motion sickness. It decreases nausea, vomiting, dizziness ; clamminess associated with motion sickness.. ...Read more

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What are the causes of nausea, and why is ginger so helpful to stop it?

Ginger Root: Nausea can be triggered by the brain or my GI irritants. Ginger is an intestinal spasmolytic & helps eliminate gas from the intestines. Ginger also impacts the feedback loop between nausea center in the brain and the stomach. It is very beneficial for nausea and motion sickness. It decreases nausea, vomiting, dizziness & clamminess associated with motion sick. ...Read more

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Daughter very nauseous 2 hrs after colonoscopy. Can she take Orc nausea med? Ginger?

Daughter very nauseous 2 hrs after colonoscopy. Can she take Orc nausea med? Ginger?

Need more info: Not knowing anything about your daughter's medical history and age this question is best answered by the physician who did the colonoscopy. ...Read more

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To put two slices of ginger and flat ginger ail in the stomach effectice for nausea?

To put two slices of ginger and flat ginger ail in the stomach effectice for nausea?

Yes: Ginger can help heartburn, menstrual cramps & migraine headaches. Ginger is excellent for upset stomach including nausea from motion sickness, menstruation, chemotherapy & morning sickness. 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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Is ginger root good for nausea when you have kidney stones?

Is ginger root good for nausea when you have kidney stones?

Yes: Ginger is a wonderful herb with many medicinal properties including relief of nausea, morning sickness & motion sickness. It is even strong enough to relieve nausea caused by chemotherapy! it can be taken as tea, as crystallized ginger, or in capsules. See http://altmedicine. About. Com/od/ginger/a/ginger_nausea. Htm & www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=foodspice&dbid=72. ...Read more

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Can I take gravol ginger natural source to help with nausea during pregnancy until I see the dr in a couple days?

Can I take gravol ginger natural source to help with nausea during pregnancy until I see the dr in a couple days?

Yes, you can: But some ob doctors do not want their patient to take anything without their consent. Please give a ring to your ob doctor. If you want to shoot me an e-mail click this link https://www. Healthtap. Com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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Zofran (ondansetron) hasn't been working. Can 1000mg ginger capsule help with nausea due to anxiety? Recently tried it & possibly helped. Psychological or physical?

Zofran (ondansetron) hasn't been working. Can 1000mg ginger capsule help with nausea due to anxiety? Recently tried it & possibly helped. Psychological or physical?

Effect of ginger: Ginger root helps seasickness and motion sickness, and does help nausea caused by many etiologies. So, your 1000 mg ginger root capsule does in fact work fairly well. In my experience, seems equivalent to many prescriptions, and OTC meclizine and dramamine (dimenhydrinate). ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more