hyperemesis

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hyperemesis

[hī·pər′em·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Excessive vomiting.
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She would alike each hospital to have a separate assessment clinic and hydration unit for those suffering the horrific effects of hyperemesis gravidarum.
Women with hyperemesis gravidarum usually require frequent hospital admissions and treatment with antiemetics, correction of fluid and electrolyte imbalances and gradual introduction of fluids and food (5).
The label states that Diclegis has not been studied in women with hyperemesis gravidarum and that women should not breastfeed while on the drug.
The Duchess was admitted on Monday after developing a condition known as hyperemesis gravidarum, which leaves expectant mothers so ill they cannot keep food or liquids down.
5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The announcement that Kate Middleton is expecting her first child is bringing attention to a little-known pregnancy condition known as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), a severe form of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy that can be debilitating because it causes serious dehydration and malnutrition.
But the announcement also revealed the Duchess is being treated for very acute morning sickness - hyperemesis gravidarum - at a private London hospital.
They focus on physiological changes in liver function tests during normal pregnancy; liver disease not specific to pregnancy, such as viral hepatitis, gall stone and biliary disease, hepatic vein thrombosis, primary biliary cirrhosis, hepatic adenoma, Wilson disease, and portal hypertension; liver disease unique to pregnancy, including hyperemesis gravidarum, intrahepatic cholestasis, preeclampsia-induced liver disease and HELLP (hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelets) syndrome, and the acute fatty liver; and transplantation.
Foundation today declared May 15 as Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) Worldwide Awareness Day, in an effort to draw greater attention and seek federal and private funding to research a condition that is likely more widespread than current studies indicate.
8, was suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum, till a few weeks ago, and because of that she avoided most of her royal engagements and was staying indoors.
Kate, who is expecting her second child, has been suffering from another bout of the illness hyperemesis gravidarum which she experienced during the early stages of her first pregnancy.
As with her first pregnancy, the Duchess, 32, is suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum - acute morning sickness.