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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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How long does it take your body to recover after making yourself throw up?

How long does it take your body to recover after making yourself throw up?

Bulemia?: Are you tlaaking of one time throwing up or do u try to throw up regularly? If u are bulemic, u need to seek help asap. Talk to ur doc. ...Read more

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Is it true that normal body temp can go up to 99.6 throw out the day with out it being.considers a fever?

Is it true that normal body temp can go up to 99.6 throw out the day with out it being.considers a fever?

True: True. There is no single number that represents ideal temp for all people. It depends on where its measured, time of day, activity level, etc. in normal healthy folks your temperature fluctuates over the course of a day. Lower in morning, higher in afternoon and evening. 99.6 is not a fever ...Read more

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Why is it whenever i eat sometimes, my body just wants to throw up. Is bulimia a choice?

Why is it whenever i eat sometimes, my body just wants to throw up. Is bulimia a choice?

Nausea post eat: Strong nausea after eating can have different causes and should be evaluated for appropriate treatment (whether possibly from eating disorder, esophageal constriction, GI blockage, GI infection, etc). Bulimia is always a dangerous choice that damages your whole body by protein loss, electrolyte imbalance, and acid damage. Call your healthcare provider and get evaluated! ...Read more

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Dear doctor, my baby 10 wk always flexes his body after feed and throws up as he does this. Why do babies flex so much? Is it normal or something?

Dear doctor, my baby 10 wk always flexes his body after feed and throws up as he does this. Why do babies flex so much?  Is it normal or something?

Reflux: Gastroesophageal reflux happens in babies sometimes. It can be associated with fussing after feeds, arching, spitting, and hiccuping. Make sure that you are holding your baby upright after feeds, burp him well, and don't over feed him. See your doctor if it is getting worse. ...Read more

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My 19 months old son wakes up in the middle of the night screaming in pain. He arches his body n throws himself around in pain til he passes gas. Why?

My 19 months old son wakes up in the middle of the night screaming in pain. He arches his body n throws himself around in pain til he passes gas. Why?

Constipation?: That sounds miserable for both of you! Constipation is exceedingly common in this age group, and it may be difficult to determine how severe it is. It can cause these symptoms--but there are other causes. Best to have your Pediatrician examine the child in-person, and see if testing or treatment are needed. If your child drinks more than 16 oz milk per 24-hours, that's a good place to start. ...Read more

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Why do I throw up and become sensitive to bright light? Also.. Why do I get massive headaches & wanna throw up when my body gets too hot?

Why do I throw up and become sensitive to bright light? Also.. Why do I get massive headaches & wanna throw up when my body gets too hot?

Migraines or other: Migraines are a very common cause of this type of symptom. But reactions to heat may lead your doctor down a different path of workup and diagnosis. Make sure you mention this symptom to your doctor or neurologist. ...Read more

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