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Cyclic vomiting syndrome

Cyclic vomiting syndrome: Introduction

Cyclic vomiting syndrome: In cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS), people experience bouts or cycles of severe nausea and vomiting that last for hours or even days and alternate with longer ... more about Cyclic vomiting syndrome.

Cyclic vomiting syndrome: A rare disorder involving repeated cyclic episodes of vomiting which occur for no obvious reason. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cyclic vomiting syndrome is available below.

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Causes of Cyclic vomiting syndrome

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Cyclic vomiting syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Cyclic vomiting syndrome

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive more »

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Prognosis for Cyclic vomiting syndrome

Prognosis for Cyclic vomiting syndrome: CVS has no cure. Treatment varies by person, but people with CVS generally need to get plenty of rest and sleep. They may also be given drugs that may prevent an episode, stop one in progress, speed up recovery, or relieve symptoms. (Source: excerpt from Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome: NIDDK)

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Prevention of Cyclic vomiting syndrome

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In cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS), people experience bouts or cycles of severe nausea and vomiting that last for hours or even days and alternate with longer periods of no symptoms. CVS occurs mostly in children, but the disorder can affect adults, too. (Source: excerpt from Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome: NIDDK)

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Cyclic vomiting syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Cyclic vomiting syndrome, or a subtype of Cyclic vomiting syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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