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Appendicitis Forceful Vomiting
Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix which is a finger-shaped pouch that projects off of the colon. It causes right lower quadrant pain that radiates and becomes worse over time. Common symptoms are abdominal pain localizing to the right lower quadrant, nausea or vomiting, and loss of appetite. Appendicitis is treated with IV fluids + antibiotics and appendectomy (surgical removal of the appendix) either as an ...Read more
Glad you asked...: Got a call once: child is vomiting. "how far?" i asked. "out of this room and on the wall of the next one." that's projectile vomiting. We don't see it now as much as we used to because we usually diagnose pyloric stenosis (its most common cause in infants) before it gets that far. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 (gastroenteritis). Hydrate and rest, and things will correct in a few days. If there is a lime-green color, excessive lethargy, blood in the stool, or excessive abdominal pain, get the child checked immediately. ...Read more
My 7 month old son is projectile vomiting uncontrollaby and he has a slight temp. It's been going in most if the day. He if in good spirits but has?
Careful: Watch for dehydration--urine output? Moist mouth? Good eye contact? Skin color pink? Finger print goes away in less than 4 sec? If vomit is pine green or has blood he needs immediate medical attention. Otherwise you can do slow frequent fluids for him. Pedialyte or g2 gatorade would be best. Call your doctor if the vomiting persists. ...Read more
My 6 month old had projectile vomiting today. I recently introduced baby yogurt - 2 days ago and again last night. Could this be a bug or intolerance?
Best thing i've come up with from projectile vomiting is pyloric stenosis. Is that the only cause?
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