Nausea is that queasy feeling of sickness in the stomach. It is often related to vomiting, but can also occur without vomiting. Nausea is also closely related to appetite loss. Children may refer to nausea as a “stomachache”. A common cause of nausea is a gastrointestinal disorder such as infectious gastroenteritis ...

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Nausea is an uneasy or unsettled feeling in the stomach together with an urge to vomit. Nausea and vomiting, or throwing up, are not diseases. They can be symptoms of many different conditions. These include morning sickness during pregnancy, infections, migraine headaches, motion sickness, food poisoning, cancer chemotherapy or other ...1

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Common Causes: Some of the various simple or better-known common causes of nausea may include:

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Causes of Nausea

Medications that may increase nausea MEDICATION -- EXAMPLES Antibiotics: Azithromycin, metronidazole, erythromycin, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole Antiparasitics: Albendazole, thiabendazole, iodoquinol, chloroquine, mefloquine Estrogens: Oral contraceptives, estradiol Cardiovascular: Digoxin, levodopa Narcotic analgesics: Codeine, morphine, meperidine Nonsteroidal analgesics: Ibuprophen, naproxen, indomethacin Antidepressants: Fluoxetine, paroxitene, sertraline ...2

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Causes List for Nausea

Possible causes of Nausea (or similar symptoms) may include:3

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Similar Symptoms

Is it nausea? Indigestion? Vomiting? Regurgitation? Consider whether any of these similar symptoms might be a more precise description of the primary symptom (or may also be co-occurring with nausea):

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  1. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): nauseaandvomiting.html
  2. Source: CDC Yellow Book 2016: travel/ yellowbook/ 2016/ the-pre-travel-consultation/ motion-sickness
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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