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if i eat anything imediately i vomit, is this normal???

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Hi, im 26 yrs old, and one n half months pregnant, daily during night by complete body is paining and mostly my legs pain a lot, and today i had n number of vometings,, if i eat anything imediately i vomit, is this normal????? and i am feeling strange smell in everything,, is this normal??? please respond Asap.


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replied August 25th, 2014
First Trimester of Pregnancy Answer A48881
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern.

It seems to be Morning sickness, also called nausea gravidarum, nausea, vomiting of pregnancy (emesis gravidarum or NVP), or pregnancy sickness is a pregnancy discomfort that affects more than half of all pregnant women. Sometimes symptoms are present in the early hours of the morning and reduce as the day progresses. However, in spite of its common name, it can occur at any time of the day. For most women it may stop around the 12th week of pregnancy.

The nausea can be mild or induce actual vomiting, however, not severe enough to cause metabolic derangement. In more severe cases, vomiting may cause dehydration, weight loss, alkalosis and hypokalemia. This condition is known as hyperemesis gravidarum and occurs in about 1% of all pregnancies.

It may limit with time if it persists or worsen the please consult your doctor for proper work up before any treatment is initiated


In the United States and Canada, the doxylamine-pyridoxine combination (as Diclegis in US and Diclectin in Canada) is the only approved Pregnancy Category "A" prescription treatment for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy


wishing you best of health

Thanks


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