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Vomiting while having a bowel movement

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Vomit: When you have a bowel movement, you increase your intra abdominal pressure and if you have reflux or a hiatal hernia, it increases your vomiting risk.... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Beck
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Gall Bladder?: This type of presentation could mean your gall bladder is not functioning properly. However, there are other things like ulcers or gastritis that coul... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Retained stool: in the colon commonly causes the symptoms you describe. A person may have retained stool for days - months even when having regular bowel movements; t... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Can't hold down: food is a need for emergent treatment. Gallbladder, stomach irritation, incredibly bad reflux, are some possibilities but cannot continue like that.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Sounds serious: my gut feeling is a seizure or other sleep problem i would definitely see your doctor asap for this issue
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Vagal stimulation: This is a normal reaction to a valsalver maneuver like stooling strong or strong coughing. The vans nerve is innervated causing GI effects inc;luring... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
Needs immediate exam: These symptoms are worrisome.There are many possible reasons for this problem. It would do you no good if I listed all the possibilities. Don't waste ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Maybe part. obstruct: Don't know your med/surg history. Partial blockage of bowel from many causes, including kinking from adhesions (internal scars) due to prior surgery ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology 33 years experience
There are others: you might want to avoid zofran if it gives you a migraine. motrin can cause GI bleeding, which can cause black stools. might want to see a Physician... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Reflex: I am not certain, but this might be related to a vasovagal reflex which can occur if you are sensitive and bear down very hard while having the bowel ... Read More
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