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Ive been travelling in europe for the last 3 weeks. Dry cough for the last 1.5 weeks. Nausea and vomiting lately, esp after eating and at night. ?

Ive been travelling in europe for the last 3 weeks. Dry cough for the last 1.5 weeks. Nausea and vomiting lately, esp after eating and at night. ?

Probably allergy: Nahsea and vomiting can be from a virus you may have picked up during less than ideal hygienic condition surrounding food and beverages consumed whike traveling. OTC meds may suffice for now but if you experience fever and diarrhea, or a rash appears, pl. consult a physician for proper diagnosis and treatment needed. ...Read more

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Incidence (Definition)

...That is a measure of the risk of developing some new condition within a certain period of time. The incidence rate is the # of new cases per population that develop a disease over a period of time. So, in a population of 100, if 5 people develop the disease within 5 years, the incidence rate is 5% over 5 years. Compare to 'prevalence', which measures the total # ...Read more


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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 is the incidence of nausea and vomiting after surgery?

What is the incidence of nausea and vomiting after surgery?

Higher than normal: It will depend on the type of surgery, the anesthetic used during it, your body's reaction to it. Although, there is no definite number on the incidence of postsurgical nausea, I am sure it is higher than in people who didn't have surgery for sure. ...Read more

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How can I prevent nausea and vomiting after surgery?

How can I prevent  nausea and vomiting after surgery?

Many ways...: If you tend to have postoperative nausea and/or vomiting or if you are susceptible to carsickness, be sure to let your surgeon and anesthesiologist know. There are medications that can be given before, during, and after surgery to minimize this. Unfortunately, a few people still have this problem. ...Read more

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What can cause nausea and vomiting in children after surgery?

What can cause  nausea and vomiting in children after surgery?

See below: Post operative nausea and vomiting can occur in adults and children after surgery, and can be difficult to predict. It may be a person's sensitivity to the anesthesia medications, or sensitivity to post operative pain medications. Ask your surgeon or anesthesiologist for nausea preventative medications used before or during the anesthesia, or to prescribe nausea medication after surgery. ...Read more

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For persistant nausea and vomiting due to surgery that isn't responding to antiemetic cocktails, what else can be done?

For persistant nausea and vomiting due to surgery that isn't responding to antiemetic cocktails, what else can be done?

Acupuncture possibly: I don't know whether your doctors have tried all possible antiemetics -- there are many. However, medical acupuncture can often be helpful in nausea and vomiting. Ask your doctors about physicians trained in acupuncture, or tcm professionals in your community. ...Read more

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Does methohexital for anethesthesia during surgery cause significant nausea and vomiting like other anesthetics?

Depends: People all react differently to anesthesia. There are patients that i can have severe nausea and vomiting from injectable anesthetic drugs while others have these symptoms associated mostly with gaseous drugs. ...Read more

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Had upper&lower GI. Have a 3cm hiatel hernia repetitive vomiting. Had nissen surgery 3weeks ago. And still nausea and vomiting. Do you might know why?

Had upper&lower GI. Have a 3cm hiatel hernia  repetitive vomiting. Had nissen surgery 3weeks ago. And still nausea and vomiting. Do you might know why?

Give it time : Think about it this way: before the operation, you had terrible problems with reflux. Now, after a major operation, you are having some readjustment issues. In time, these will go away. You probably had the reflux problem for years, and you're only in to the 3rd week of the adjustment phase of your no reflux life. You'll come around soon enough. Don't worry. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Had gallbladder removed May 2014.lot of symptoms stopped.nausea and vomiting came bac end of June.Is it normal 2 feel nausea or vomit post surgery?

Had gallbladder removed May 2014.lot of symptoms stopped.nausea and vomiting came bac end of June.Is it normal 2 feel nausea or vomit post surgery?

Not usually: Unless you have a stricture of the pancreatic duct it would be unusual for the biliary system to cause a problem. Would be concerned about irritable bowel syndrome. Have a set of liver enzymes with amylase taken and see what they find. A GI specialist would be the person to see. ...Read more

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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more


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Nausea (Definition)

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