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    Control the Nausea and Vomiting From Chemo

    Self-Care for Nausea and Vomiting

    You can also make a few changes to what you eat and your daily routine to prevent and relieve nausea:

    • Avoid any foods that make you feel sick. Common culprits include fatty, fried, and strong-smelling foods.
    • Eat several small meals throughout the day instead of three big meals. Have a snack before your chemo treatment.
    • Don’t cook when you don't feel well. The smell of warming food can make nausea worse.
    • Eat cold foods if the smell of hot food bothers you.
    • Drink extra water and other fluids so you don’t get dehydrated.
    • Eat candied ginger or drink flat ginger ale or ginger tea to settle your stomach.

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Melinda Ratini, DO, MS on August 26, 2020
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