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What kind of condition is cyclic vomiting syndrome?

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Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Rare

Occurs primarily in young adults and teens.
Not associated with any structural abnormality to the GI tract.

In brief: Rare

Occurs primarily in young adults and teens.
Not associated with any structural abnormality to the GI tract.
Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
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Dr. Charles Cattano
As the name implies, children may have bouts lasting hours to days of vomiting. Lots of things can cause this, but cyclic vomiting syndrome is considered one of several "functional" GI disorders.
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