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What is cyclic vomiting syndrome?

What is cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Vomiting / Well : Periods of unexplained vomiting separate by well periods. More information at www.Cvsaonline.Org/. ...Read more

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Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (Definition)

Cyclic vomiting syndrome is a condition where there are cycles of severe nausea and vomiting, alternating with ...Read more


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What kind of condition is cyclic vomiting syndrome?

What kind of condition is cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Rare: Occurs primarily in young adults and teens. Not associated with any structural abnormality to the GI tract. ...Read more

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How common is cyclic vomiting cyndrome?

How common is cyclic vomiting cyndrome?

Cyclic vomiting syn: Hello dear. There are not a lot of statistics for frequency. Somewhere bn 1.5-2% of population under age 18, depending on the study & location. It is likely not as "uncommon" as we think & may represent a condition that is easily forgotten & under diagnosed. Sadly, its ambiguous nature can cause emotional stress for both provider & patient. All that...It is out there & exists;). Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the current prognosis for cyclic vomiting syndrome?

What is the current prognosis for cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Prognosis?: Each person with cyclic vomiting syndrome has different triggers, different levels of severity, some with more and others less episodes, and some with other issues related to the cvs, or as a result. Some episodes are severe and may need IV fluids and other supportive care, others may become disabled from the syndrome. More studies, a clearer source will help treatments and prognosis. ...Read more

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How is cyclic vomiting syndrome (cvs) typically treated?

How is cyclic vomiting syndrome (cvs) typically treated?

Hydration, meds: During a bout of vomiting, a patient might be treated with hydration and anti-emetic medication to decrease nausea and vomiting. No definitive treatment has been proven to be effective in clinical trials. However, because there is an association between cyclic vomiting and migraines, an anti-migraine medication is sometimes effectively used between bouts of vomiting. ...Read more

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What is premenstrual syndrome?

What is premenstrual syndrome?

Emotional disturbanc: The specific emotional and physical symptoms attributable to premenstrual syndrome or PMS vary from woman to woman, but each individual woman's pattern of symptoms is predictable, occurs consistently during the ten days prior to menses, and vanishes either shortly before or shortly after the start of menstrual flow. In particular, emotional symptoms must be present consistently to diagnose pms. ...Read more

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What can cause vomiting episodes besides cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Multiple : There may be a number of conditions which are associated with cyclic or persistent vomiting. Cyclic vomiting syndrome assumes that metabolic, anatomic, biochemical, genetic, structural and nervous system causes have been ruled out, for example. I hope that this helps. Your doctor may order a series of tests to eliminate these entities as possible causes. ...Read more

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What exactly is irritable bowel syndrome aggravated by?

What exactly is irritable bowel syndrome aggravated by?

Musculoskeletal : Abnormal musculoskeletal functions arouse autonomic neural impingement and parasympathetic stimulation. For more information about this topic see my chronic pain board at quora.Com. ...Read more

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What is postprandial syndrome?

What is postprandial syndrome?

Postprandial syndr.: It describe a group of patients with symptoms suggestive of increased sympathetic activity (anxiety, weakness, tremor, perspiration, or palpitations) occurring after meals. The cause might be having too much Insulin release in reaction to a particular food eaten. Treatment is to find the direct cause or the direct foods and avoid it. ...Read more

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What is "dumping syndrome?

What is "dumping syndrome?

Dumping syndrome: It's the nausea, cramping, diarrhea, and dizziness that happens after food passes too quickly out of the stomach and into the small intestine. It's often associated with gastric bypass surgery. The symptoms can happen immediately after eating or up to a few hours afterwards. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Premenstrual syndrome?

What is the definition or description of: Premenstrual syndrome?

PMS sx's can start: 1 to 2 wks before period. PMS sxs:feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive & anxiety,swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, abdominal bloating, cramps, nausea, ^ urinary frequency, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting & palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed with problems w acne or hives. ...Read more

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Hi what is irritable bowel syndrome and what is the treatment?

Hi what is irritable bowel syndrome and what is the treatment?

Several: Regular consistent meal times and quantities of food, plenty of fluids and a good high fiber diet. You are retraining your bowel. Avoid caffeine and alcohol. ...Read more

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What are the common causes and symptoms of cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Cyclic Vomiting: A number of possible causes have been identified. Some have specific food triggers, others have a strong migraine history in their family, others have episodes with of emotional changes or stress. The closer research can get to a consistent cause, the more likely a consensus will form as to treatment options. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: irritable bowel syndrome?

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What is the definition or description of: irritable bowel syndrome?

IBS: Ibs is diagnosed after all organic causes are ruled out (eg, infection, inflammation). Gi docs use a clinical criteria called rome iii. Pts must have abdominal pain/discomfort associated with 2 or more of the following at least 25% of the time: 1. Symptoms improve w defecation, 2. Stool frequency changes, 3. Stool appearance changes. Constipation-type vs diarrhea-type are two variants of ibs. ...Read more

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What is chronic pain syndrome exactly?

What is chronic pain syndrome exactly?

Pain for 6 months: This is a diagnosis often given for patients who experience pain that has lasted for greater than 6 months. The source of the pain is specific for each patient and is usually a separate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What exactly is cannabis hyperemesis syndrome?

What exactly is cannabis hyperemesis syndrome?

It is an unusual: reaction to marijuana, where people develop severe nausea and vomiting, which can result in several medical complications, including esophageal bleeding and perforation, dehydration and electrolyte disturbances. It is odd, because there is a disease called cyclic hyperemesis syndrome with bouts of severe vomiting where marijuana actually seems to help reduce it. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have premenstrual syndrome followed by postmenstrual syndrome?

Is it normal to have premenstrual syndrome followed by postmenstrual syndrome?

Postmenstrual? : Do you mean after your period, or after your menopause? If you're having after menses mood problems, you may in fact have depression or another disorder. See your doctor for further elucidation of the problem. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: pre-menstrual syndrome?

What is the definition or description of: pre-menstrual syndrome?

Varies: The constellation of symptoms that can occur prior to the period is referred to as "pms" and can include - headache, nausea, mood swings, cramps, diarrhea, hot flushes, insomnia, etc. ...Read more

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Is vomiting a common symptom of irritable bowel syndrome?

Not usually: The common symptoms are stomach pain relieved by a bowel movement, pain associated with increase stool frequency, and constipation or diarrhea. The stomach pains could possibly make a person nauseous but it is not common nor is it a criteria to diagnose ibs. Vomiting is not part of rome criteria and you should see your doctor for other etiologies of vomiting like gall stones and metabolic problems. ...Read more

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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more