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what is the best treatment for Projectile vomiting

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeannette Gonzalez-simon
17 years experience Pediatrics
No: The term projectile vomiting has been most commonly associated with pyloric stenosis but it is only a descriptive phrase for forceful vomiting. Many t ... Read More
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Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
No: There are other causes. Pylori spasm, peptic ulcer disease, gastroparesis to name a few.
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Dr. Stephen Kim
27 years experience Pediatric Surgery
For infants.: For infants under 3 months of age, pyloric stenosis is a common cause of projectile vomiting. Other causes may include severe gastroesophageal reflux ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Forceful vomiting: For example, a child sitting on your lap and projectile vomiting could completely clear your lap with the material vomited, forcefully projecting it ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Vomiting: Non projectile vomiting speaks more for a viral infection type of vomiting. Projectile vomiting speaks more of an obstruction of your GI tract.Stay on ... Read More
A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Projectile Vomiting: Yes it can. See your doctor asap.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Esophagus: you could get some minor tears in blood vessels in the stomach or esophagus from projectile vomiting. the acid from the vomiting could do damage to th ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastroenteritis: Sounds like you have severe gastroenteritis. With the dizziness, you are likely very dehydrated as well. See a doctor as soon as possible to keep you ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not likely: Projectile vomiting in adults is generally associated with intra-cranial issues. If it has not resolved, please see you doctor at your earliest.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Projectile vomiting is distinctive-extremely forceful expulsion of vomit, several feet away from the patient. Parents often describe 'projectile' vom ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
52 years experience Family Medicine
Pyloric Stenosis: Classically this is the cause. It is an emergency and easy to fix, but requires some surgery. Have it checked out now.
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Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Infection usually: Ah, what fun. A small child with vomiting all over the house... Most of the time it's infection, either influenza or a stomach virus of some kind (gas ... Read More
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