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Why don't doctors just say they don't know????????

Hi there. I have asked a question on here for a long time now regarding nausea. I appreciate all that people have said to me. Have had UC for about 3 years now. On remicade and no issues per se, except chronic morning nausea and mild body chills. No doctor can tell me why this happens. I have even participated in working groups and quess what??? Other folks can't get answers either. Well, I'm ready to become my own doctor while looking for other answers from the "professionals." I have GERD too and read I should not sleep on my "right" side. That is one reason I wake up with nausea my research found out. And guess what, I felt a lot better today. You mean a doctor couldn't enlighten me to that cause?? Wow. I also found out that dehydration can cause the nausea and chills too if you have UC. I'm almost a professional now. LOL. How about you??? What are you self-help experiences?

  1. mikejjb - Thanks for weighing in here! While we wait for others to chime in, I just wanted to let you know that we have a sister community for UC and others types of inflammatory bowel disease here: https://inflammatoryboweldisease.net/. Take care. - Chris, IrritableBowelSyndrome.net Team

    1. Thanks Chris I appreciate your letting me know about the other site. Searching for answers as I have not felt good for awhile now. Thanks again.

      1. How have you been feeling? I hope things have improved. Yes, dehydration is a big culprit for nausea. Maybe try having an electrolyte drink before bed? Wondering if that would help. And I can only sleep on my left side. If I turn to the right, I get horrible heart burn. -Elizabeth (team member)

        1. Hi Elizabeth and thanks for the input. I am have nausea and chills all the time in the mornings. Gonna try the Gatorade at night and see what it does. I wish the doctors had some answers. Thank you.

          1. I wish they did too. I hope you get relief soon. Keep us posted with how the Gatorade goes. Hugs, Elizabeth (team member)

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