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Nausea for days now...Wwyd?

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Badvoc Fri 19-Oct-12 11:58:20

Ok, am fairly run down ATM, caught a cough/cold/sore throat virus from ds1 which turned into trachyitis (sp?) last week and then ds2 brought home a sickness bug from pre school which ds1 also came down with (but well over 48 hours later...)
I had a bout of diahorrea on thurs (sorry bit tmi)
Since Sunday I have barely been able to eat due to nausea.
When I lie down it much worse so sleep has been very patchy.
I am trying to eat...crackers, rice cakes, plain biscs but its hard as I feel so sick.
So tired, so fed up.
My question is should I just stick my fingers down my throat and make myself sick? would that get rid of the bug? if so, how? Have never done it before!
Thanks....

tabbycat15 Fri 19-Oct-12 15:03:48

You can get something called Motilium 10 from the chemist. It's brilliant for nausea.

I find sipping icy cold water & sucking mints usually helps me too.

Badvoc Fri 19-Oct-12 15:04:31

Thank you.
Will try that...

tabbycat15 Fri 19-Oct-12 15:19:50

Hope you feel better soon.
I also had bad nausea once with labyrinthitis. I spoke to a dr over the phone & he said to try Remegel a peppermint indegestion chewy tablet. That helped a bit but Motilium 10 is brilliant. Don't make yourself dick though. It's obviously a bug you have & our dr once said that children can show worse symptoms than adults with the same bug.

tabbycat15 Fri 19-Oct-12 15:20:14

Sick not dick sorry

drjohnsonscat Fri 19-Oct-12 15:23:09

yes came on to say motilium. I used to get bouts of nausea quite a lot - for no reason at all. Motillium really helped.

Also probiotics to get your digestive system back to where it was.

Badvoc Fri 19-Oct-12 15:24:27

Thanks both x

ScrambledSmegsEvilTwin Fri 19-Oct-12 15:27:15

I had that too, it's horrible. Don't make yourself sick, I did and couldn't stop for ages, also felt like I'd burnt my throat. Motilium is great but sadly I can't take it at the moment (pregnant) so just had to eat what I could and keep hydrated.

If you can, sleep propped up on loads of pillows. It does help a bit. Get well soon.

Badvoc Fri 19-Oct-12 15:31:12

Thank you, you are all really kind.
I have been feeling so crap - this while week has been a write off sad

tabbycat15 Fri 19-Oct-12 15:38:17

If you can suck an icy pole like a lemonade one that might help.

Badvoc Fri 19-Oct-12 15:41:20

Just no appetite at all....been eating bland stuff like crackers etc...
Have just taken a motillium so we will see...

tabbycat15 Sat 20-Oct-12 11:23:13

How are you feeling today? Did the Motilium help?

Badvoc Sat 20-Oct-12 12:54:35

Hi.
Don't think it did sad
Had a slightly better night though.
Have gone back in my GERD meds (lansoprazole) this morning and have taken a pro biotic too.
I am dressed and trying to potter about.
Still feel sick though...it comes in waves.
Thank for asking

tabbycat15 Sat 20-Oct-12 13:50:18

I hope the other meds help. It's rotten feeling sick, I'd much rather have a stinking cold any day.

Maybe the bug will just run it's course & you will be better soon.

Badvoc Sat 20-Oct-12 13:56:46

Yes it is.
Felt pretty low and desperate yesterday sad
If it keeps up I will go to the gp next week although I am not sure what more he can do?
I am on lansoprazole for The GERD and a pro biotic and the motillium!!

tabbycat15 Sat 20-Oct-12 14:34:23

You poor thing you definitely aren't pregnant?
I found that plain salty crisps & icy cold water helped a bit.
It's horrible as lying down you just can't get comfortable. I find propping up with pillows help me sleep. Lying on my side is worse.

Could you ring the health direct for advise?

Badvoc Sat 20-Oct-12 16:49:14

Hahahahahaha, only speed can get through a sash window!!
smile
I will go to go next week if no better.
Thank you so much for your replies x

Badvoc Sat 20-Oct-12 16:51:03

Only if sperm can get through a sash window obv!....
Oh dear typing has gone to pot now!...

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