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pertaining to or producing nausea or disgust.


(naw'zē-ŭs, naw'shŭs),
1. Nauseated.
2. Causing nausea.


/nau·seous/ (naw´shus) pertaining to or producing nausea.


(nô′shəs, -zē-əs)
1. Causing nausea.
2. Affected with nausea.

nau′seous·ly adv.


[nô′shəs, nô′zē·əs]
Etymology: Gk, nausia, seasickness
pertaining to feelings of nausea or reaction to things that may stimulate nausea.


Causing nausea.


Nauseated; causing nausea.

Patient discussion about nauseous

Q. Nausea and Migraine Since yesterday I have migraine and feel very nauseous. I tried to take my regular meds but the nausea still won't go. I can't get to my doctor until tomorrow, and the nausea and migraine is making me feel really bad. Is there anything I can do to treat the nausea? What about OTC meds? Do you know any that may be helpfull?

A. What I do when I have nausea is drinking a can of Coke (the regular, not diet or caffeine-free). If that doesn't help, I have some anti-nausea OTC meds I use.

There are also very good prescription meds, but you need to see the doctor for that.

A friend of mine says that what helps him is drinking very hot water (as hot as he can tolerate), so if other things doesn't help you may want to try this…

Q. Could nausea harm the baby? Hi everyone, I am in first trimester end stage. I live with nausea from day 1 of my pregnancy. Every morning is a great battle for me. I do know that nausea is common during pregnancy but need to know when I will be alright. Could nausea harm the baby?

A. Hey, justin.. In normal condition, the ‘nausea and vomit’ feeling will be gradually decreasing by the age of 14-16 weeks of pregnancy (so you will feel less of that nausea feeling soon). If it still happens after the 1st trimester, or if the vomit is becoming worse, then a complete work up should be done.

Go see your OB-GYN doctor to make sure either your case is a normal one or you're experiencing the "hyperemesis gravidarum".
Hyperemesis gravidarum means the severe form of ‘morning sickness’ that will affect the balance health level of the pregnant mom. The treatment will firstly concern about the need of rest for the affected mother, and replacing the fluids that had been lost before. Some additional antiemetics and antihistamine, and even corticosteroids can be useful in treating a patient. Close monitoring is important in this case.

Q. How to stop feeling nauseous during my pregnancy? I am pregnant and feel sick all the time. Any remedies to recommend?

A. Very rich and spicy foods can cause nausea so try to stay away from them. Eat smaller meals and more frequently, drink tea and eat toasts which are good against nausea.

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Nauseous is an adjective describing something that causes nausea ('a nauseous substance').
I reached a point where I wanted to stay for the whole summer, because on the bus ride going back home, I'd get nauseous just realizing the area to which I was returning.
Symptoms can range from having a shaky voice, feeling nauseous, blushing, sweaty palms to drawing a blank with your train of thought.
about the incident in which the children complained of throat pain and feeling nauseous from what appeared to be paint thinner fumes.
The next days were a blur of locating friends and family, hearing stories, watching television, feeling nauseous, and cooking.
The young woman was pregnant, nauseous and surrounded by harsh cleaning chemicals, but she hadn't eaten and couldn't afford to stop working, Ehrenreich writes.
Ailments ranging from the common cold to many types of cancer can make people nauseous.
The air freshener that smells great today can make you nauseous tomorrow.
In fact, the first drag often makes a new smoker dizzy and nauseous, thanks to nicotine's adverse effects.
Neumann and say "What Me Worry," or do some research, get absolutely nauseous, and then, like the smart executive you are, take action.
You desperately want to convey to someone that the new medication the doctor has prescribed for you seems to be making you dizzy and nauseous, but you can't tell anyone because you don't speak the same language as any of the nurses or nurse assistants - or, for that matter, anyone in the entire facility.
The person may be thirsty, giddy, weak, uncoordinated, nauseous, and sweating profusely.