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'why do I get nauseous when i''m hungry? '

'why do I get nauseous when i''m hungry? '

Ulcer or gastritis: Stomach irritations from ulcer or gastritis may be the reason. You should seek medical attention. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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I took plan b 2 and a half hours ago. I'm feeling nauseous, but I'm also kinda hungry. Is it okay to eat right now?

I took plan b 2 and a half hours ago. I'm feeling nauseous, but I'm also kinda hungry. Is it okay to eat right now?

Liquids first: Since you are nauseous, you want to make sure that you allow time for the Plan B to be absorbed and not vomited up too soon. Stick with liquids which are easily absorbed until at least 4 hours has elapsed since you took the pill. ...Read more

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Nausea all day. No other symptoms. I haven't thrown up just feel yucky. And I'm hungry at the same time, but I just don't want to eat.

Nausea all day. No other symptoms. I haven't thrown up just feel yucky. And I'm hungry at the same time, but I just don't want to eat.

Nausea: Multiple reasons for this from a virus to nerves. Try some bland foods like crackers or soups. One of my favorite suggestions is regular Coke. It originally was made as a stomach medicine, it really does work. Just sip on some it settles your stomach. ...Read more

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Hungry but feel nauseous when I try to eat, what to do?

Hungry but feel nauseous when I try to eat, what to do?

Not sure: There are a lot of possible causes of persistent nausea, and it would require more detail then you have provided here to try to sort it out. A good start would be to try a chewable antacid such as Tums (calcium carbonate) several times a day for a week or two, whenever you get the nausea, just to see if it helps at all. If it does help, it's probably related to the stomach. If it does not, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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What would cause being nauseous and hungry at the same time? And how can I get it to stop? Its been going on for about 2 weeks.

What would cause being nauseous and hungry at the same time? And how can I get it to stop? Its been going on for about 2 weeks.

1st Stop: I think before you wonder about this to much further you may should take a pregnancy test. Don't mean to scare you but that is one thing that can cause both. ...Read more

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When you are really hungry and eat quickly why do you feel nauseous after?

When you are really hungry and eat quickly why do you feel nauseous after?

Eat quickly: Sorry to trouble you but your are getting a message from your eating habits that tells you are either eating too quickly or eating too much at your meals.

Go on-line to "NuVal" and get some idea of the value of various foods. ...Read more

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I gained 50 lbs in 6 months from zyprexa (olanzapine) and now coming off it I'm never hungry and nauseous- is this normal?

I gained 50 lbs in 6 months from zyprexa (olanzapine) and now coming off it I'm never hungry and nauseous- is this normal?

See below: Carb craving leading to rapid weight gain can be a side effect of zyprexa (olanzapine). After stopping the drug, it is normal for side effects to resolve. However, given weight gain, one should check for glucose and lipid levels that might need medical attention. ...Read more

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Feeling hungry, weak but nauseous, what could it be?

Feeling hungry, weak but nauseous, what could it be?

Complex: Your symptoms can mean so many different things, but generally feeling hungry excludes most serious illnesses. You should be checked for high blood sugar and other common illnesses, but I wouldn't be too concerned. ...Read more

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What causes nausea, shaking and feel like fainting when hungry?

What causes nausea, shaking and feel like fainting when hungry?

Hypoglycemia: Your symptoms are pretty classic for hypoglycemia. This diagnosis can be confirmed with a glucose tolerance test. ...Read more

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Why do I sometimes get nausea if I do not eat right away when I am hungry?

Low blood sugar: These symptoms relate to low blood sugar. It suggests that you might have a condition called glucose intolerance. Your doctor can evaluate you and a special diet may be indicated. If you are overweight, it aggravates the problem and weight loss and more exercise will help. ...Read more

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Nausea before eating and when seeing food... Hungry but can not eat. Not taking medications no history of gastro issues... Help!!!

Nausea before eating and when seeing food... Hungry but can not eat. Not taking medications no history of gastro issues... Help!!!

Nausea??: It sounds like you have a terrible condition. Reminded me of the tale of King Tantalus of old. You have not told many details. For how long? You have to be able to take some fluids. I would get to a gastroenterologist as soon as possible. You also might have an issue in your CNS. ...Read more

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I have frequent migraines that make me very hungry. By eating I get temporary relief, but I cant stop. I can only stop nausea by eating. Help?

I have frequent migraines that make me very hungry. By eating I get temporary relief, but I cant stop. I can only stop nausea by eating. Help?

Consult your doctor: You may try melting kind medicines like maxalt MLT or injections of Imitrex (sumatriptan) just the earliest feeling of getting a headache.
This should help to abort the headache getting worse.
If you have no relief you need to take medicine like propranolol, or SSRI or Topiromate ...Read more

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I am really hungry to the point when I can't focus and when I eat I can only eat very little before getting nauseous. Why is this happening?

I am really hungry to the point when I can't focus and when I eat I can only eat very little before getting nauseous. Why is this happening?

Nausea: You need to see the following:

#1 is your primary doctor.
#2 is a referral to a dietitian
#3 is a referral to a psychologist

Your problems can all be solved but not overnight. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from really painful headaches, feeling nausea, suddenly feeling drained and very hungry even when I have eaten not long ago.?

I have been suffering from really painful headaches, feeling nausea, suddenly feeling drained and very hungry even when I have eaten not long ago.?

Headaches: These symptoms are common to a host of problems. Hypoglycemia comes to mind. In adults one can get "reactive hypoglycemia" 1-2 hrs after eating. This is due to an over flow of insulin. Especially seen in thin women who drink lots of caffeine or fruit juices. ...Read more

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Disorientated, headache, hungry, nauseous. Feeling like I'm in a dream, feeling of blacking out.

Need evaluation: Many conditions can be associated with these symptoms, some of which can be dangerous. It is impossible to tell what you are suffering from without further evaluation. If your symptoms are severe, call a friend or family member to take you to the nearest er (or call 911 for emergency transport). ...Read more

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Appetite changed drastically. Barely ever hungry. Nauseous & eat 500 cal. A day. Don't feel like hot meals at all. Feel like I'm full all day long, why?

Appetite changed drastically. Barely ever hungry. Nauseous & eat 500 cal. A day. Don't feel like hot meals at all. Feel like I'm full all day long, why?

Hard to know: Suggest you see a doctor, bring with you all your medical records and a list of all symptoms and get this looked at and diagnosed. Hope this is totally benign and you will be better soon. ...Read more

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I experience nausea and I have no idea why, hear and there fatigue at times. Sometimes I'm hungry but I can't even eat. What could this be?

I experience nausea and I have no idea why, hear and there fatigue at times. Sometimes I'm hungry but I can't even eat. What could this be?

Related or not?: Lots of possibilities here, which can be addressed by a physical exam ; appropriate testing. Migraines for example can affect both head ; gut ("intestinal migraine"). Please however don't contribute to your stomach upset by taking excessive nsaid's aimed at alleviating distress. Get checked to rule out more esoteric pathology. You haven't provided enough specifics for a better targeted answer. ...Read more

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I'm always dizzy & tired, nausea never leaves me and always not hungry, what could it be?

I'm always dizzy & tired, nausea never leaves me and always not hungry, what could it be?

Nausea/Dizzy: Several things need ruled out, such as Anemia, Thyroid issues, Stomach problems, etc. Schedule appointment with your PCP for complete workup. ...Read more

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I am always sleepy, I am always hungry, I'm gaining weight, collapsed twice this month, and feel nauseous every time I eat. What could this be?

I am always sleepy, I am always hungry, I'm gaining weight, collapsed twice this month, and feel nauseous every time I eat. What could this be?

Time to see Dr: How much worse would you need to feel to decide to get evaluated? Might be diabetic / thyroid / infectious / depression...Too many choices w/broad symptoms & over internet. Need good history, exam & likely some blood tests to figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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Is it psychological if I feel so tired I can't sleep, am not hungry and feel nausea? I'm taking pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Is it psychological if I feel so tired I can't sleep, am not hungry and feel nausea? I'm taking pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Not necessarily: It depends how long you have been on pristiq (desvenlafaxine). It can cause some nausea in the first 1-2 weeks, which could affect appetite. In addition, some people find that it either causes drowsiness or the opposite, difficulty sleeping. Would consult with your doctor, but some people find that if they have difficulty sleeping after starting Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) they should take it in the morning. ...Read more

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Had symptoms for 2 weeks. Been fatigued, nauseous, hungry, had sudden/ unexpected urge to urinate. I'm on 40mg citalopram. 20years female?

Had symptoms for 2 weeks. Been fatigued, nauseous, hungry, had sudden/ unexpected urge to urinate. I'm on 40mg citalopram. 20years female?

Citalopram effects: I understand your distress.
Nausea, fatigue can be side effects of Citalopram.
Urge to urinate may be due to Citalopram or urinary infection.
Maintenance dose for depression is 20 mg /day
See a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis; discuss benefits and side effects of Citalopram, decreasing the dose; Therapy for stresses in your life, to develop coping skills, to resolve unpleasant feelings and conflicts ...Read more

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Been like this for a couple days. Hungry, but can't eat cause I'm afraid of it coming back up. Nausea. Vomit. Hard to go to the bathroom. Lightheaded.

Been like this for a couple days. Hungry, but can't eat cause I'm afraid of it coming back up. Nausea. Vomit. Hard to go to the bathroom. Lightheaded.

Return to doctor: Sounds like you've already been to see the DOC given that your medications include Zofran, Dramamine, and Nexium (esomeprazole). Are you diagnosed with IBS? Anxiety disorder, colitis of some sort? Be sure to keep your hydration status up. Perhaps, if you eat small portions throughout the day and if necessary of a softer form such as pudding or pureed then, things will go down more easily & not come back up. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

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