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Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS)

Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is episodes of nausea, gagging and vomiting. The episodes can last for hours or days. There are periods in between episodes that are symptom-free.

The cause is unknown but can be related to migraine headaches. CVS has an increased incidence in children who have had migraines or have family members with a history of migraines.

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Incidence of CVS

Signs and Symptoms of CVS

Diagnosis of CVS

Treatment for CVS

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Last Updated: 12/2013