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Can constipation cause a baby to vomit?

Can constipation cause a baby to vomit?

Rarely: Constipation can be accompanied by abdominal pain in infants; those prone to reflux may get upset and vomit due to their distress. Also, if the baby has a bowel obstruction, vomiting will occur--but this tends to be a very acute illness, hours to a few days--and much more severe, also relatively unlikely. For the latter, get help quickly! ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Could constipation cause vomiting?

Could constipation cause vomiting?

If profound: The intestine would have to not be moving at all such as ileus after surgery if its constipation it would have to be profound
If you believe there is an intestinal problem and now vomiting see a doctor today ...Read more

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Can constipation cause one off vomiting in a 2 year old?

Can constipation cause one off vomiting in a 2 year old?

Yes: I don't know what you mean by "one off vomiting, " but I've seen constipation severe enough to cause vomiting in a child. This is, however, a rare thing, and the constipation has to be both very, very severe and very long standing. If your child is having constipation and vomiting, it's more likely that these are two related symptoms and less likely that one is causing the other. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause vomiting?

Can constipation cause vomiting?

Yes, if SevereEnough: And intestines are full enough, they vomiting is the fall back option to at least partially reduce intestinal volume. ...Read more

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Could inducing vomit reduce the pains caused by constipation?

Could inducing vomit reduce the pains caused by constipation?

No: But having a bowel movement will! Limit your oral intake to fluids and take some milk of magnesia 1 tbsp every 12 hrs until you have evacuated. Avoid caffeine and alcohol. Can also use glycerine suppositories (otc) or a fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) if you feel like there is stool in your rectum. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause fever and vomiting?

Can constipation cause fever and vomiting?

No: No. Constipation will not cause these symptoms. You may have a bowel obstruction causing the fever and vomiting. You need to be evaluated asap. ...Read more

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My 6 year old has been having vomiting episodes that have increased to a few times a month. Has constipation problems. Cause? Have appt already set up

My 6 year old has been having vomiting episodes that have increased to a few times a month. Has constipation problems. Cause? Have appt already set up

? Cause: Good that you have an appointment set up, preferably with a pediatric gastroenterologist, several problems can cause vomiting in this age group, gastroenteritis or stomach flu, allergies to certain foods or simply irritation, too much sweets/potato chips, and even anxiety, yes at this age, about a game or school for example, wish you luck with your doctor's visit and health for your child ...Read more

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Can severe constipation cause vomiting, dizzy and. Weakness?

NOT cause and effect: But all related to lousy diet, especially all the sweet stuff. It results in deficiency of vitamin b and magnesium. ...Read more

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Feel like my intestines andstomach to bulge. No pain no fever but, feel like vomitting time by time and caused weakness. I suffer from constipation..

Feel like my intestines andstomach to bulge. No pain no fever but, feel like vomitting time by time and caused weakness. I suffer from constipation..

Nausea stomach bloat: Constipation can cause bloating/ nausea.. How often do you go? For constipation drink -3 liters water/ gatorade / day, prune juice once a day eat greens 1 bag (12-16 oz)s day, fiber foods - sweet potatoes, avocados. Also consider food intolerances, irritable bowel, rarely mass or nerve issue like megacolon (usually gastritis gallbladder inflammation cause pain, diarrhea) f/u/ w/ GI ...Read more

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Can constipation cause chronic nausea, and maybe vomiting if persists more than a week?

Can constipation cause chronic nausea, and maybe vomiting if persists more than a week?

See your Doctor!: constipation lasting over a week is not normal! It's time to see your doctor, and have this checked physically through and of Domino exam. If you've tried using fiber, or a bulk laxative, or stool softener, and are having no BM, you need to be seen even sooner! Also, it can cause you to feel nauseous or like vomiting which may imply that there something blocking you from having a BM. ...Read more

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11yr child havn pain n side (r) hurts whn pressed or walk no vomiting diarrhea or constipation started 1day ago hurts worst today then yesterday?

11yr child havn pain n side (r) hurts whn pressed or walk no vomiting diarrhea or constipation started 1day ago hurts worst today then yesterday?

May need surgical op: The pain on the rt side maybe a possible sign of appendicitis this is something that needs the confirmation of a md or surgeon don't wait longer but have him seen if no md take to to er at nearest hospital I repeat this should not wait. ...Read more

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Fever, nausea, headache, dizziness, vomiting, constipation. Cause?

Fever, nausea, headache, dizziness, vomiting, constipation. Cause?

Infectious: It is hard to know the exact cause but with these symptoms an infectious cause should be considered and ruled out as you may need treatment. Please seek evaluation by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Husband has constipation then bloatedness then diarrhea and vomiting for 10days, today he went to hospital and doc says he has dka what are causes?

Husband has constipation then bloatedness then diarrhea and vomiting for 10days, today he went to hospital and doc says he has dka what are causes?

Diabetes: Dka is more common in patients with type 1 diabetes. It occurs when there is a complete lack of Insulin causing your body to go through a different pathway to create "energy" leading to build up of acids which are toxic to the enzymes in the body. Stress, not taking insulin, infections are common things that bring on dka. Does he has known diabetes? ...Read more

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Why? Every Time I eat I get nauseous and stomach upset no diarreah no vomiting what can cause this. Little constipation gas and bloating

Why? Every Time I eat I get nauseous and stomach upset no diarreah no vomiting what can cause this. Little constipation gas and bloating

Ginger/Lemon/Honey: There are many causes of abdominal pain/cramps, some benign such as heartburn or gastroenteritis and some more serious such as infections, cancers of the colon/rectum or inflammation of the colon (Colitis) such as Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease. See your Doctor/Proctologist for an exam and Colonoscopy/EGD. Check with your doctor about Ginger/Lemon/Honey tea! ...Read more

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Dr said intestional abscess after 101.8 fever & severe vomiting. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is done. Ct scan negative. No pain. Still severe constipation. I feel pretty good. Any ideas on cause? What to do for semi-blockag

Dr said intestional abscess after 101.8 fever & severe vomiting. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is done. Ct scan negative. No pain. Still severe constipation. I feel pretty good. Any ideas on cause? What to do for semi-blockag

Sounds better: On the surface, with the info you have given, you are doing quite well. If you have a continuing problem with partial intestinal obstruction this can only be dealt with face to face with the gastroenterologist and/or surgeon you are seeing. Good luck and hope this clears up soon. ...Read more

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What causes constipation in babies who take only breat milk?

What causes constipation in babies who take only breat milk?

Define constipation: Breast fed kids may go a little every feed or one bulky stool every 7-10 days & if soft they are not constipated. Most formula babies go 1-2xd. Any stool that is dried out is constipation & a sign things are not moving along fast enough. Gas is from air swallowed or gas produced by gut germs. Fussy is whatever baby feels pissy about often fatigue. ...Read more

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Is there mercury in vaccinations? What causes babies to vomit and get sick after vaccinations?

Is there mercury in vaccinations? What causes babies to vomit and get sick after vaccinations?

Yes/stress: The only common vaccine with any remaining ethyl mercury is the multidose flu vaccine. There is no medical issues that have been traced to ethyl mercury, that issue involves methyl mercury as is commonly found in some fish. Kids can have a stress response to any vaccine. The most common offender is the pneumococcal vaccine. The rest have improved significantly since the 1990's. ...Read more

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What causes a runny tummy together with vomiting in babies?

Rumbly tummy?: Do you mean rumbly (noisy) tummy or diarrhea (runny stools)?

Vomiting and diarrhea often occur in babies and children as a result of viral infections. Usually these don't cause fever or bloody poops, and kids get through them. Often it helps to frequently give small amounts of breastmilk or fluids

if the baby is sick with fever > 102f or not keeping down enough fluids to pee 3-4 x per day, seedr. ...Read more

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Do infant gas drips cause constipation?

No: Infant gas drops (simethacone) do not cause constipation. There are simply a soapy material that allows gas bubbles to join together. Failure to stool on a regular basis, intake of foods like applesauce or cereal are more likely culprets. ...Read more

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Would throwing up reduce the pains caused by constipation?

Would throwing up reduce the pains caused by constipation?

Don't! Consider this: You may have an eating disorder if you answer yes to two or more of the following: 1) do you force yourself to vomit because you're uncomfortably full? 2) do you worry that you've lost control over how much you eat? 3) have you lost14 lbs in a 3 month period? 4) do you believe you're fat when others think you are too thin? 5) does thinking about food dominate your life? (from aarp magazine). ...Read more

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Does excess iron in an infant's diet cause constipation?

Yes: Iron is a binding substances for infants. Try reducing the amount and speaking to your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can infant gas relief drops cause constipation?

Can infant gas relief drops cause constipation?

No: Infant gas drops (simethacone) do not cause constipation. There are simply a soapy material that allows gas bubbles to join together. Failure to stool on a regular basis, intake of foods like applesauce or cereal are more likely culprets. ...Read more

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Our 29 month old mild autistic child is not eating for 2 days. Vomited last nite no fever and constipated - what to do?

Our 29 month old mild autistic child is not eating for 2 days. Vomited last nite no fever and constipated - what to do?

Autistic toddler: Autism has nothing to do with his current illness. Does he take any medicine to control his behavior? If not, get him seen by his pediatrician. Possibly he may have a viral infection. Good luck. ...Read more

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15 mnth baby is throwing up daily for 2 weeks. Losing weight-tummy bloated. Lack of apatite. Doc says constipation but I'm not happy with that diag.

15 mnth baby is throwing up daily for 2 weeks. Losing weight-tummy bloated. Lack of apatite. Doc says constipation but I'm not happy with that diag.

A second opinion: Is always a possibility. You could also ask your doctor about whether a pediatric gastroenterology consult would be helpful. ...Read more

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Does breastmilk cause an infant to be constipated?

Does breastmilk cause an infant to be constipated?

No: Breast milk will not cause constipation. The frequency of bowel movements will decrease as your child ages. As long as your child is not having hard, painful stools, then there is no constipation. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

The difficulty passing stool or infrequent stools. ...Read more