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Can Constipation Cause Vomiting In Babies
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
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
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
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
My 9 month baby had constipation with some vomiting and a low temp of 35.4 and sweating throughout night with chilly clammy body is this a problem?
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
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
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?
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
What can cause almost constant but mild nausea that lasts for weeks? Appetite is normal, no vomiting, but I have constipation, hard stool, gases. Thanks!
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
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
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
Can constipation cause toxic poisoning in the bloodstream? Nauseau with no vomiting, weakness, headache - stool still black after two bowel movements
See a doctor: Yes but usually only at very advanced stages. You should see a doctor with the descriptions you are providing. ...Read more
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
Which formula is best for weight gain in babies & won't cause constipation? My son is 9months old & weights 7, 8kg, uses infacare formula at the moment
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
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
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
Yes: Iron is a binding substances for infants. Try reducing the amount and speaking to your pediatrician. ...Read more
Our 29 month old mild autistic child is not eating for 2 days. Vomited last nite no fever and constipated - what to do?
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
My stomach muscles are sore as if I worked out, but I have not. What could be a possible cause for this? Not constipated, no vomiting.
Stomach pain: Try a heating pad. If this does not help see a physician as this may be internal ...Read more
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