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what is the definition or description of: repeated vomiting?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Repeated vomiting: Repeated vomiting - recurrent emesis. Vomiting > 10 times in 24 hours is sometimes considered severe vomiting.

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A 29-year-old female asked:

What are the consequences of forced and repeated vomiting?

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Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Persistent vomitting: Forced vomitting can cause ruptured of esophagus which carries hi mortality and morbidity. It can also cause bleeding from tear at esophagus-stomach junction. Over time vomitting can cause discoloration of teeth, electrolyte disturbances, an esophagitis( inflammation of esophagus).

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