In some cases, you may be able to manage nausea and vomiting at home.
Strategies to Control Nausea
Drink clear liquids such as water, juice, or broth.
Eat light foods that do not further upset your stomach.
Eat and drink slowly.
Eat smaller meals.
Eat more often.
Rest after eating.
Eat foods from all the
as much as you are able. This will ensure that you get proper nutrition.
Strategies to Control Vomiting
Rest when you need to.
Slowly build your way up to drinking larger amounts of clear liquids such as water, juice, or broth.
Do not eat solid foods until vomiting has passed.
Do not stop taking your medications unless advised by your doctor.
Vomiting may cause you to become dehydrated. You may need to drink an oral rehydrating solution (ORS) if vomiting makes it difficult for you to stay properly hydrated.
There may be times when symptoms will need to be treated by your doctor. This may be the case if nausea and vomiting are caused by surgery, cancer therapy, pregnancy, or motion sickness. Your doctor may be able to prescribe medications to relieve the symptoms.