Abdominal Migraine is a form of Migraine seen mainly in children. It's most common in children ages five- to nine-years-old, but can occur in adults as well. Abdominal Migraine consists primarily of abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. It was recognized as a form of Migraine disease as links were made to other family members having Migraines and children who had this disorder grew into adults with Migraine with and without aura... Read Abdominal Migraine - the Basics .
Full Question: I am recovering from my fourth bout of vertigo, the first three years ago, and the last three within the last 12 months. (I am an athletic tennis player and musician just turned 70, having just had a perfect physical) Each time the vertigo is triggered by being on my back doing sports exercises and turning my head to the right at just a certain angle. Suddenly everything spins and I have to get into bed where I will spend at least four days. The first phase is about 12 hours of nausea, not able to turn my head even slightly without vomiting. After a few hours of this, a terrible headache comes onto the right temple. Then when the nausea leaves, the headache is almost worse than the nausea and lasts for two to three more days. I have had the headache before, maybe twice a year, without the vertigo, but never the vertigo without the headache. Recovery requires me to stay in bed until about one week has gone by and my full equilibrium restored. Is there a medication ...
Emesis; Vomiting; Stomach upset; Upset stomach
It is important to stay hydrated. Try frequent, small amounts of clear liquids, such as electrolyte solutions. Other clear liquids -- such as water, ginger ale, or fruit juices -- also work unless the vomiting is severe or it is a baby who is vomiting.
For breast-fed babies, breast milk is usually best. Formula-fed babies usually need clear liquids.
Don't drink too much at one time. Stretching the stomach can make nausea and vomiting worse. Avoid solid foods until there has been no vomiting for six hours, and then work slowly back to a normal diet.
An over-the-counter bismuth stomach remedy like Pepto-Bismol is effective for upset stomach, nausea, indigestion, and diarrhea. Because it contains aspirin-like salicylates, it should NOT be used in children or teenagers who might have (or recently had) chickenpox or the flu.
Most vomiting comes from mild viral or food-related illnes...
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