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A 16-year-old female asked about a 31-year-old female:

My friends daughter always throws up when she tries to drink tap water. why is that ?

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Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Probably not serious: If there were a problem with the stomach or intestine, vomiting would occur with other food and drink as well. If only with tap water, it's probably a taste issue. Tap water is safe in the US. In communities with high chlorination, a filter on the tap might help. If vomiting or abdominal pain occur in other situations, see a doctor.

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