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Is there a difference between vomiting and projectile vomiting?

Is there a difference between vomiting and projectile vomiting?

Yes: Projectile vomiting is distinctive-extremely forceful expulsion of vomit, several feet away from the patient. Parents often describe 'projectile' vomiting, but when i witness it, it is simply vomiting. Many cell phones record video-take a video and share with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Al Hegab
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Projectile Vomiting (Definition)

Projectile vomiting is a symptom in which a person vomits with enough force to spew out stomach material a distance of more than 1-2 feet. Babies with projectile vomiting may have blockage of the stomach outlet, a ...Read more


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Can it be possible to damage your intestines or organs from projectile vomiting?

Can it be possible to damage your intestines or organs from projectile vomiting?

Esophagus: you could get some minor tears in blood vessels in the stomach or esophagus from projectile vomiting. the acid from the vomiting could do damage to the esophagus if it persists. ...Read more

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Can projectile vomiting damage your intestines and GI tract?

Can projectile vomiting damage your intestines and GI tract?

Depends : Usually short lived projectile vomiting does not hurt the GI tract as long as the cause is identified and corrected. Occasionally retching can hurt the esophagus. ...Read more

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Is non projectile vomiting serious? What should I do if i had this?

Vomiting: Non projectile vomiting speaks more for a viral infection type of vomiting. Projectile vomiting speaks more of an obstruction of your GI tract.Stay on a bland diet, nothing greasy or fried drink electrolyte containg fluids so you don't dehydrate. ...Read more

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My son is 7 months and has been projectile vomiting since he was born. Is that normal?

My son is 7 months and has been projectile vomiting since he was born. Is that normal?

Projectile vomiting: Projectile vomiting that has been present for seven months without progression is likely caused by severe gastroesophageal reflux, rather than the more concerning condition of pyloric stenosis. Regardless, projectile vomiting is generally not considered 'normal'. The next question is if it is being caused by a significant anatomical problem, or interfering with adequate growth. ...Read more

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What might cause projectile vomiting in a four year old?

What might cause projectile vomiting in a four year old?

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

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Can flu shots lead to projectile vomiting?

Can flu shots lead to projectile vomiting?

Generally No: If this in fact a reaction, it is very rare and should resolve within 1-2 days. And it should occur within 24hrs of the shot. If the baby is vomiting projectily which means across the table, call your doctor. ...Read more

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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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