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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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I had a severe bout of nausea and vomiting last night on day 11 post lap appendectomy. Do I still need to worry that it's connected to the surgery?

I had a severe bout of nausea and vomiting last night on day 11 post lap appendectomy. Do I still need to worry that it's connected to the surgery?

Doubtful: If you haven't been experiencing abdominal distress prior to this episode I doubt that it's related to the procedure. Simple indigestion is likely,but if symptoms persist, other possibilities could be occurring. Persistent nausea or vomiting, abdominal discomfort and tenderness, abnormal bowel pattern all call for a physician's evaluation. ...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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What symptoms does a gi look for to do exploratory surgery nausea vomiting unbearable pain doubling over and crying really bad all the time?

What symptoms  does a gi look for to do exploratory surgery nausea vomiting unbearable pain doubling over and crying really bad all the time?

Varies: It varies in part based upon the severity of the patients likely diagnosis. For example, a person with a bowel obstruction of unclear etiology would expire if an exploratory surgery was not done to repair the problem. An exploratory laparoscopy can be done if patient is thought to possibly have endometriosis, but diagnosis not sure. Attempt to evaluate without surgery first. ...Read more

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Does sodium thiopental have a high incidence of post op nausea and vomiting or low?

Unusual: To see this drug used anymore; once a mainstay of anesthesiology practice, stp has a long half-life, delaying "wake-up" and prolonging the recovery period after even short surgeries. Postop nausea had been a minor issue. ...Read more

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I experienced Nausea and vomiting after intercourse?

I experienced Nausea and vomiting after intercourse?

This is: NOT nor normal...but "once" does not a "problem" make!......happens again....time to seek some help starting with an evaluation by your Primary Care Provider! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Severe nausea and vomiting after sprinting 3 laps!? I guess i'm out of shape?

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Severe nausea and vomiting after sprinting 3 laps!?  I guess i'm out of shape?

Perhaps: The body needs time to adapt to our physical demands. Ease into it in intervals to get the maximum benefit with rest in between. If you continue to have problems, there may be more to look into, including neurologic, inner ear, or electrolyte problems. Other causes can be heat stroke, or maybe even too much partying before running? (just kidding!). ...Read more

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Does one who's on a percription for percocet adjust to the nausea and vomiting after after couple days... They're making me sick?

Does one who's on a percription for percocet adjust to the nausea and vomiting after after couple days... They're making me sick?

Hard to know: Some patient do not do well with certain opioids like percocet. Sometimes decreasing the dose can be helpful, other times a change in pain meds is needed. Talk with the health care provider who prescribed the Percocet to get help. ...Read more

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What would cause nausea and vomiting after sexual intercourse?

What would cause nausea and vomiting after sexual intercourse?

I do not know: Normally, sexual intercourse is an enjoyable activity and should not cause n/v. Maybe you had a virus at the time. If it always happens, check with a sex therapist. ...Read more

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What causes nausea and vomiting after eating. I have had this for three days. I have parathyroid issues.

Lots of reasons: Nausea and vomiting can be caused by many different reasons from infections to gastroparesis. The parathyroid glands are responsible for calcium metabolism in the body. If your calcium is too high or too low, it can cause gut motility issues which could result in nausea and vomiting. You should see your doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Vomiting (Definition)

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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more