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What could be causing my mothers nausea in a nursing home?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Lots of things

Nausea is a common but non-specific symptom present in many diseases.
Common causes in nursing home patients include medication side-effects, infections (pneumonia, uti, etc), gastritis, ulcers, gallstones, delayed gastric emptying, and heart disease to name a few.

In brief: Lots of things

Nausea is a common but non-specific symptom present in many diseases.
Common causes in nursing home patients include medication side-effects, infections (pneumonia, uti, etc), gastritis, ulcers, gallstones, delayed gastric emptying, and heart disease to name a few.
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