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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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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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What are the causes of the nausea and dizziness after a tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy?

What are the causes of the nausea and dizziness after a tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy?

Several things can: Sometimes the effects of anesthesia linger and cause nausea. If you are taking a narcotic pain medication or Ibuprofen this can upset the stomach (especially empty stomachs), and less commonly, if you are swallowing blood that is oozing, this can cause nausea. If you do have bleeding or vomit dark brown material, you should call your doctor right away. ...Read more

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What is the cause of nausea and vomiting during intercourse?

What is the cause of nausea and vomiting during intercourse?

Find cause of nausea: Nausea may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary ; pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, ; even reaction to stress. Find ; treat the cause--see doc. ...Read more

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What is the cause of chronic nausea for 2 years after a bout of the stomach flu?

Many: Could be infective like h. Pylori, clostridium difficile if antibiotics were over-prescribed, parasites - all depends on original cause of you stomach "flu". Find a functional medicine doc in your area at a4m.Com to help you explore gut problems with a specialty test like genova cdsa or diagnostechs GI profiles to get to sourcea and then fix it. ...Read more

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What is the cause of decreased appetite after chemo?

What is the cause of decreased appetite after chemo?

Taste and smell: Alterations in taste and smell are common in patients receiving chemotherapy, and may lead to reduced appetite, low energy intake, and weight loss. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of pain in the stomach area after eating, with no pain upon waking?

What are the possible causes of pain in the stomach area after eating, with no pain upon waking?

Well lots: But to start with go to doctor exam. Now to name a few. Perhaps peptic ulcer or gallbladder or even anxiety. So see your doctor for evaluation and proper diagnosis ...Read more

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Is the pain of pancreatitis constant, or is the pain only present shortly after eating?

Is the pain of pancreatitis constant, or is the pain only present shortly after eating?

Constant: The pain during an exacerbation will be constant. Most patients need IV fluids and a break from eating or drinking to give the pancreas a rest. Also depends if you have chronic pancreatitis from repeated events which could cause a more chronic pain or acute pancreatitis which the pain should subside after getting treatment. ...Read more

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What to do about preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting? Is the nausea preventable?

What to do about preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting? Is the nausea preventable?

Avoid surgery: If postoperative nausea and vomiting are to be avoided, don't have surgery... Seriously though mention your concerns to the surgeon and the anesthesiologist - there are many texhniques and drugs to avoid this. ...Read more

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There is sensation of fullness shortly after eating or drinking.What is the reason and treatment of this problem?

There is sensation of fullness shortly after eating or drinking.What is the reason and treatment of this problem?

Treat Gastroparesis?: Gastroparesis means a slow-emptying stomach. Causes may be mechanical (obstruction, or the stomach outlet narrowed from healing of past inflammation, treated by endoscopic dilation), post-inflammatory (due to swelling of the stomach lining from ulcers, treated with acid blockers), or neurologic (as with diabetes, treated with drugs that stimulates motility or even a gastric pacemaker). ...Read more

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What are the causes of vomiting one week post appendectomy?

What are the causes of vomiting one week post appendectomy?

New abscess or adhes: The inflammatory process of the disease, and the surgery can kink up the bowels and cause blockage. It needs to be seen by the surgeon who operated.As soon as possible. ...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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What causes the nausea after a tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy?

Nausea post op: Nausea after tonsillectomy is common. Anesthesia medications can cause it. Also, swallowing a little blood is common and is a strong cause for nausea and vomiting. Days after surgery, the most common cause of nausea is narcotic pain medications followed by antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is the cause of severe tummy ache, vomiting and dizziness?

What is the cause of severe tummy ache, vomiting and dizziness?

Tummy ache: Usually these are either acute viral infections (now thought to be the leading cause of foodborne illness in the United States), or a reaction to toxins in contaminated foods from a variety of sources. Too much information to provide, if symptoms don't quickly resolve, see your doctor. ...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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Till when does stomach pain will persist after 2 months of appendectomy? The reports are normal, the cause of pain is still unknown!

Other issues: There may be additional underlying problems. Scar pain usually resolves by now. See your doctor, they may need to further evaluate. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a swollen stomach, vomiting and general body weakness?

What is the cause of a swollen stomach, vomiting and general body weakness?

Pregnancy?: Swollen stomach can be due to pregnancy which could lead to vomiting (morning sickness). Without adequate hydration & nutrition, you could also feel general body weakness. Of course, anemia from pregnancy could also do this. Best to check w/your doctor. If you're pregnant, there are many other causes for your symptoms which must be evaluated by your doctor so you still have to go see her/him. ...Read more

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What are the causes of diaharea after gallbladder removal?

What are the causes of diaharea after gallbladder removal?

Bile salts: After gb removal, bile is still produced by the liver and still flows into the intestine but instead of having a gallbladder full of bile empty every time you eat there is instead a constant trickle of bile into the intestines which can play havoc on your digestion. Still, every person is different. See this excellent article: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/gallbladder-removal-diet/my01815. ...Read more

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Vomiting (Definition)

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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more