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I Have Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome

A Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome. You're not alone. 143 People

    You Don't Have A Tumor. - I have CVS.  Before I was told this, my local Dr. was convinced I was having severe hangovers every month for 4 months straight.  Then it was my female...
    sedona311 sedona311 41-45 2 Responses Jun 1, 2012

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    Too Much - I was recently diagnosed with "cyclic vomiting symptoms." I've been having periodic bouts of vomiting all my life but I haven't held down food for 48 hours straight in...
    VegasL VegasL 18-21 Apr 27, 2013

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    Trying Not To Let CVS Define My Life. - Hi guys. I am a 32 year old married woman and mother living with a bad case of ibs and cvs. The CVS first presented itself in college, with...
    CaliCVS CaliCVS 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    Is Cvs Possible Without Actual Vomiting? - My 5 y.o. was being monitored by her pediatrician b/c of episodes of extreme abdominal pain and vomiting every 3 weeks or so for 6 months...
    jangelle jangelle 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    Have My 2 Year Old Got Cvs? - Hi my daughter is nearly 3 and every time she gets too excited she gags to make herself sick and is sick everywhere but only once? It seems to happen...
    xhannahxwx xhannahxwx 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2013

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    I vomit all the time but it's as a result of gastric bypass. I can't hold food down. It's been 12 yrs.
    dd2726 dd2726 41-45, F Mar 3

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    Not Sure If Cvs - Hello. I am a 40 year old female. I have bouts of vomiting about 4 times a year usually beginning with a severe headache that feels like sinus pressure. I can't...
    Mokonalove Mokonalove 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 13, 2013

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    My 9yr. Old Daughter Has Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome - My 9 yr. old has had frequent vomiting from the time she was a small baby. I would take her to doctors and they would just say...
    EshelmanSchwitz EshelmanSchwitz 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2013

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    CVS Im 18 Living W It , My Helpful Tips &Amp; Story. Read For Ur Own Benefit!!! - I've had cvs for over 6 years now, started when I first got my period. It seems to be connected or...
    cyclicallyscrewednlost cyclicallyscrewednlost 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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    I have lived the last 5 years of my life in absolute fear. Besides the marathon-length migraines, imagine never being able to go out to dinner, take in a movie, or even go on...
    22ndRow 22ndRow 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    My 26 Y/o Son And Cvs Ruining His Life - My son has had CVS since he was 16. He is tried going to community college but each time he is under any stress he has CVS episodes- he...
    pjcmjc pjcmjc 51-55 2 Responses Aug 2, 2011

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    I Have Cvs - I Had cvs sence 2-3 years old i been hospitalised all my life mostly. I missed alot of school it was really hard to cope with cvs when i was younger i didnt know how...
    dreamer210 dreamer210 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 3, 2012

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    Living With CVS - I've been woken up for the past five years almost everyday with an intolerable pain in my stomach and terrible nausea. This is continued by hours of...
    Dailydevon Dailydevon 18-21 1 Response Apr 30, 2013

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    I Suffer From Cvs.... - I am a 36 year old mother of three children, but I have been suffering with CVS for ten years now.   Two of my children have never seen me healthy, but...
    missj816 missj816 36-40, F 6 Responses May 6, 2011

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    My Daughter Has Cvs - My 31 year old daughter has suffered with this horrific disease since she was a baby. It has basically stolen her life from her. She has been in the...
    notme987 notme987 51-55, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2012

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    Any Correlations? - I have two people that I know that have cyclic vomiting syndrome. Considering the rareness of this disorder, I have been trying to make correlations about the...
    SacDaddy SacDaddy 26-30 6 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    I Have Cvs Am I Alone?? - hello my name is julia im 16 years old and i have cvs iv had it my whole life but only found out when i was 15 my family doctor had no clue , he sent me...
    juleya1993 juleya1993 16-17, F 7 Responses Sep 5, 2009

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    Cvs Serious Pain - I've had CVS for about 2 years now, it was a very sudden and shocking illness that would have me up every night throwing up until I was lethargic on the bathroom...
    Caeles Caeles 18-21 5 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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    I Have Cvs 2 - i have cyclic vomiting syndrome and have had it for the past 5 years. i felt very alone and that no one understands what im going through everyday, i have noticed...
    daleb86 daleb86 22-25, F 7 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    I have Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome that went undiagnosed for ten years. It's very rare, and causes abdominal pain, vomiting, and weight loss. I don't know much about CVS...
    ISavedMyself ISavedMyself 26-30, F Jan 29

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    Disaster - I have recently been diagnosed with cvs after a year of pain frustration and yes lots of vomiting. I am still inflicted with terrible symptoms and ended up losing my job...
    Luc32 Luc32 31-35 2 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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    I Have Cvs - I was diagnosed with CVS when I was 11, after suffering the symptoms since I was a small child. I was told by my doctor that I have a mild case, as I have never been...
    Cpet8817 Cpet8817 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    Nuisance On My Life - I am nineteen years old and I was diagnosed with CVS two years ago after four years of constant vomiting and nausea. I have been medicated since and I still...
    sayhitoryy sayhitoryy 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2012

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    Tired - Im twenty four years old and about 6 years ago I started getting more sick than usual. I then went and saw a gastro doctor and pretty soon he diagnosed me with cvs. It was...
    Svuk Svuk 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2011

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    12 Years Is Too Long. - I am 14 years old and have had CVS since I was 2. We tried to get diagnosed but every doctor we went to just blew us off. I was 10 when I was diagnosed...
    12years2012 12years2012 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    I Think I Have It - I haven't been formally diagnosed, but I need health care before that can happen. My episodes started about two years ago, they may have started earlier, but...
    hekatemoon hekatemoon 22-25, F 5 Responses May 7, 2011

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    Ghost In A Shell. - When you become sick, badly sick; your whole outlook changes. You feel like a ghost, a bystander to the events in others lives that you couldn't be a part of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 23, 2012

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    Im Happy To Have An Answer - for years ive been dealing with cvs.docors couldn't find anything on tests ,strarted sending me to specialists more $ no answers.....now i know im not...
    maryrose27 maryrose27 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2012

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    CVS Gal in NM -  I have CVS for three years now with about 28 hospital visits a year. I'm am only getting worse as the years go by. It starting with the constant  vomiting and...
    trisanacox trisanacox 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 23, 2011

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    I have had CVS since I was 12 years old and countless doctors kept saying it would go away as I got older. Unfortunately ten years later it hasn't gone away. A few months ago I...
    rcook8 rcook8 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    Tips For Living With CVS - Well if it's not already obvious just like most everyone else here I too am a victim of CVS. However I was hoping perhaps by coming here I might be able...
    LittleWhiteRoom LittleWhiteRoom 18-21, F 5 Responses May 13, 2013

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    Shocking To Hear Your Stories..! - HI.. WELL M 20YRS OLD I'VE HAD CVS FOR 3 YRS NOW I LUCKILY GOT DIAGNOSED QUICKLY LIKE 6 MONTHS INTO MY DISEASE. BUT I JUST COULDNT UNDERSTANT HOW...
    uniqua413 uniqua413 18-21, F 10 Responses Nov 12, 2009

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    Cyclic vomiting syndrome: A syndrome characterized by episodes, bouts, or cycles of severe nausea and vomiting that last for hours or even days and alternate with longer...
    22ndRow 22ndRow 41-45, F Feb 12

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    My Story - For the longest time no one could understand why I'd have episodes of vomiting that lasted for weeks.  People were puzzled why I couldn't eat, drink, had terrible...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    Thc Helps - I have had cvs for 3 years now I was in and out of er room for a yr and half 3-5 times a week to get treatment because the yuma regional medical center said only way to...
    headblock headblock 22-25 1 Response Jun 11, 2013

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    I Might Be Able To Help... - So to make a long story short; I have known 2 people (I know extremely rare) to have CVS, and I have been able to help both of them... I think there...
    SacDaddy SacDaddy 26-30 6 Responses Apr 1, 2010

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    Cvs? I'm So Lost - Hi there, my name is Naomi. I'm 18 years old and have been struggling with something I am still unsure of. About 3 and a half months ago I started to feel...
    yesimnaomi yesimnaomi 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 20, 2012

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    Cyclic Vomiting - My name is Noah Szwagulak i am 11 years old , i was diagnosed with C.V.S when i was born. It was terrible ,i was in the E.R every month cat scans after rmi's i...
    Noahslurpy Noahslurpy 13-15, M 3 Responses Sep 23, 2013

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    What's Working For Me. - I was diagnosed with cyclic vomiting syndrome in 2011. I would have episodes about 6 weeks apart always early in the morning lasting 4 to 5 days. I am 27...
    blessedme86 blessedme86 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2013

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    I was diagnosed with CVS about 6 months ago. My Dr didn't know what it was and I still don't know if they think something else is wrong still. But I have been having "episodes...
    katieinky katieinky 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2013

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    Do I Have Cvs? - I'm 14, and for 3 maybe 4 years I have had violent episodes of throwing up about once a month. It normally starts at night, after 7pm and lasts for 3-7 days. I...
    devonrose2000 devonrose2000 13-15 4 Responses Dec 4, 2012

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    Does Anyone Know If What I Am Describing Sounds Like Cyclic Vomitting Syndrome? - I will try and keep this short.  I am 33, I wake up each morning with intense nausea and stomach...
    robinlynn6 robinlynn6 31-35 7 Responses Feb 24, 2011

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    I Hate My Cvs Filled Life - I am 19 and I have had cvs for about a year and a half now. I am usually sick in bed most days and the days that I do feel good enough to get out of bed...
    Bogarnpwnsface Bogarnpwnsface 18-21, M 7 Responses Sep 20, 2011

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    I Have Cvs... - I just recently got diagnosed with cyclic vomiting syndrome after 3 years of constantly being in the emergency room with symptoms of vomiting & nausea. They have...
    abbielilyseth abbielilyseth 22-25 3 Responses Nov 30, 2012

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    The Past Year.. - I'm 16 and am almost certain I have Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome based on my symptoms I have experienced since September of 2008.  My episodes get triggered by...
    guitargirl93 guitargirl93 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 9, 2010

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    Growing Up With Cvs - I have been sick since I was born and I'm 24 years old now. It began by throwing up formula as an infant and gradually got worse until the age of 4 years old...
    EquestrainAddict EquestrainAddict 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 4, 2012

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    Alone Is Just The First Feeling.... - I was diagnosed with CVS in February of this year (2013). For 2 years I was having serious digestive issues. I had surgery for endometriosis...
    PODBeautiful PODBeautiful 22-25 2 Responses Jun 18, 2013

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    My Daughter Has Cvs - My daughter has had CVS since 18 months old...she is now almost 8! Life iis difficult and really not sure what to do! She has missed SO much school, her...
    familyof4 familyof4 31-35 1 Response Nov 15, 2012

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    Living With Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome - hello, im a 26 year old male who has been suffering from CVS for about15 years with no end in site.It took me about two years to get a...
    stemmj26 stemmj26 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 1, 2011

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    Is Depression Normal With Cvs??? - Hi I have nad CVS since i was 12 but wasnt diagnosed until last year. I'm 16 now and I've developed serious depression because of the fear of...
    kandykorn kandykorn 16-17 6 Responses Jun 6, 2012

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    Cvs And Anxiety? - Hey everyone!  First let me say I hope this finds everyone somewhat healthy, and episode free!  Second I want to tell everyone thank you again for all of your...
    missj816 missj816 36-40, F 5 Responses May 12, 2011

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