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.
Symptomatic. Symptomatic treatment make sure your child remains hydrated.

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How to get cyclic vomiting syndrome (cvs)?

Puzzled. Why would you want to get cyclic vomiting syndrome? Most people I know would prefer NOT to get cyclic vomiting syndrome. Is this some arcane cultic thing? Read more...

Are pediatric and adult-onset cyclic vomiting syndrome (cvs) different conditions?

Not entirely. The clinical presentation might be slightly different, especially in terms of triggers (more common with children) , they are not considered different conditions. Read more...
Possibly. Cvs in children has much more study behind it than in adults, and therefore, less information to draw from. Recent studies suggest that many of the characteristics of cvs are independent of age. As the cause is still unknown, treatment consists of mainly managing the symptoms. As with all conditions, seek the advice of your physician and internal medicine specialist. Read more...