Causes of Nausea

  • Gastrointestinal infections and food poisoning
  • Side effects from medications
  • Pregnancy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Migraine headaches

Diagnostic Testing

  • Physical exam findings
  • Useful diagnostic tests
  • Abdominal X-rays findings
  • More advanced imaging and procedures
  • Specific tests for assessing GI motility

Treatment Options for Nausea

  • Preferred rehydration methods
  • Medications for different causes of nausea
  • Alternative medicine options

Complications and Risks Associated with Nausea

  • Dehydration and electrolyte imbalances
  • Malnutrition and weight loss
  • Increased risk of aspiration pneumonia
  • Impaired quality of life and daily functioning
  • Adverse effects of antiemetic medications

Nausea in Specific Populations

  • Nausea in children and infants
  • Nausea in the elderly
  • Nausea in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy
  • Nausea in pregnant women
  • Nausea in patients with eating disorders

Prevention and Management Strategies for Nausea

  • Avoiding triggers
  • Dietary and hydration strategies
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Keeping a nausea diary
  • Seeking medical advice for underlying conditions causing nausea

Nausea Data Sources

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