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Vomitting under the influence of bright light and loud noise - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   my son feels sick and vomits when he is around loud noises and bright lights combined. when around bright lights in gym he's ok. could the combo cause him to vomit? he's 16 and this started last fall when he started going to dances.
Doctor :   Hi
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let me read it.
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since when is he facing this problem?
User :   started school party last fall. he has vomitted at at each school party (4) and at homecoming. He was fine at homecoming until he was in line with date and ready to go into party. last night he felt sick while playing at school basketball game. he was fine in first half but in beginning of 3rd quarter he got sick. during half time the crowd doubled in size and got real lound. also, a girl he likes walked in.
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let me read it.
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ok
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i would like to ask a few questions in that regard?
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does he have headache when he vomits?
User :   he has, yesterday morning and thursday afternoon he said he had a headache but that was the only time i know about headache. he has never liked loud noises even a a small child. he said he now has a sore throat
Doctor :  
ok
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did he had headaches when he vomited during those parties?
User :   no
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does he feel dizziness during/after his episodes of vomiting?
Doctor :  
These are some of the relevant questions which are needed to be answered.
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Are you there?
User :   no
User :   no dizziness - yes i'm here
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ok
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does he has ringing sensation in his ears?
User :   no
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any known hearing difficulties?
User :   no
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past known ear infection?
User :   no
Doctor :  
does he have vertigo at times?

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