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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

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more


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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 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

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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 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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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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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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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

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more