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I had a colonostomy 2 weeks ago.  

Ever since I have had nausea.  I went back to the gastroenternologist who ran bloodwork and and abdominal ultrasound and all was normal.  However the nausea wont let up. It is all I can do to eat.

He told me to take Prilosetec and that of course is not helping either.

Any suggestions?

Dear Mary

I hope I understand you well. You have colostomy that is a surgical procedure that brings one end of the large intestine out through an opening (stoma) made in the abdominal wall. Millions people have colostomy and do not have a nausea.
The reasons for nausea may be various.
Central nausea depends upon function of the brain: brain injury, condition after anesthesia, internal toxicity, some medications, etc. It combines with headache, dizziness, vomiting.
Nausea that is connected with gastrointestinal problems such as gastritis, gallbladder disorders, Blockage of the colostomy, constipation, etc. It usually combines with abdominal pain.

It will be unprofessional to give you advice without knowing your medical date.
The simple things, which you may try, are.
•   Liquid diet
•   Eat the slices of lemon
•   Drink peppermint, ginger teas

Acupuncture is the very useful in the case of nausea. Check on for possible side effects of your medications.

I can give good advice if you fill up the Biotherapy’s Patient Questionnaire and send it to me by email or fax.

After that, call to my office for phone consultation. I help many with your situation.

Have good health.

Peter Melamed. Ph.D.
Biotherapy Clinic in San Francisco
Phone: (415) 409-3939
Fax: (415) 409-3909


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I can answer all questions about digestive health, especially in focus on the non-drug, non-surgery treatment. It includes healing diet, acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutritional supplementation, healing mineral water, abdominal massage, and cleansing techniques. All these practices are widely used by gastroenterologists all over the world.


This is my everyday job at Biotherapy Alternative Medicine Clinic in San Francisco. I have decades of the experience of working as an MD in ICU, outpatient department and privet practice. I have helped many of my patients with the chronic digestive disorders by using the non-drug, non-knife approach for the 20 years.

I published many articles on internet about gastrointestinal disorders. 1. Peter Melamed, Ph.D., Felix Melamed, LAc, MSTCM. EBook Healthy Pancreas, Healthy You. Publisher Biotherapy, Inc, September 2014 2. Peter Melamed, Felix Melamed. Chronic Metabolic Acidosis Destroys Pancreas. JOP. J Pancreas (Online) 2014 Nov 28; 15(6): 552-560 3. Peter Melamed, Felix Melamed. Short Review of Our Work - "Chronic Metabolic Acidosis Destroys Pancreas" with Focus on the Functional Exocrine Pancreatic Disorders JOP. J Pancreas (Online) 2015 Jul 08; 16(4):365-368 4. Peter Melamed, PhD, and Felix Melamed, MS. Acidity Kills the Pancreas. Townsend Letter, the Examiner of Alternative Medicine. August/September 2015, p. 74-80 5. Peter Melamed, Felix Melamed. The Role of the Metabolic Acidosis in the Development of Chronic Pancreatitis. SM Group (USA) Chronic Pancreatitis: Recent Advances. 2015, Aug 10

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