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How long does forceful vomiting associated with pyloric stenosis last?

How long does forceful vomiting associated with pyloric stenosis last?

Until repaired: Usually forceful vomiting is due to the obstruction caused by the pyloric stenosis. It will be present until the stenois is relieved by surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Projectile Vomiting (Definition)

For example, a child sitting on your lap and projectile vomiting could completely clear your lap with the material vomited, forcefully projecting it away from himself. This often occurs when there is an obstruction to emptying the stomach at the pyloris, a muscle at the far end of the stomach where it ...Read more


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Had endoscopy when presented to hosp after projectile vomiting blood. breathing tube was used. i am still hoarse after 7 wks. how long does this last?

Had endoscopy when presented to hosp after projectile vomiting blood. breathing tube was used. i am still hoarse after 7 wks.  how long does this last?

See your doctor.: I would think that any hoarseness that was present from intubation at that time should be improving by now. I would talk to your gastroenterologist or your regular doctor to check on it. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 6 month old had projectile vomiting today. I recently introduced baby yogurt - 2 days ago and again last night. Could this be a bug or intolerance?

Challenge test: More than likely a bug. But you can stop the yogurt for a week and then try feeding her the yogurt again. If she vomits again you can conclude that she has an intolerance. ...Read more

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4 month old son is projectile vomiting. Has a cough and runny nose. Hes on an antibiotic. Its not plyoric stenosis. Last time (2months) had same thing?

4 month old son is projectile vomiting. Has a cough and runny nose. Hes on an antibiotic. Its not plyoric stenosis. Last time (2months) had same thing?

He sounds: miserable! I'm sorry to hear your baby is vomiting. Cough and runny nose doesn't usually need antibiotics, and there are some that we avoid because they can increase the risk of pyloric stenosis (erythromycin.) You need to make sure you keep his nose clear to keep him from coughing and vomiting (saline, bulb syringe). If he looks dry, starts making fewer wet diapers, call your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Ileus, black projectile vomiting, bloated, unable to breathe after last gen.Anesthetic in 50yr old male for spine surgery. Why & how to avoid next time.

Ileus, black projectile vomiting, bloated, unable to breathe after last gen.Anesthetic in 50yr old male for spine surgery. Why & how to avoid next time.

Was this an: Anterior approach spine surgery? It is not uncommon to have an ileus after one. Avoiding nitrous and minimizing narcotics on your next procedure may help. Also, slowly advancing your diet post op may help you avoid worsening your symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bad case of projectile vomiting, is there anything I can hunt right now?

Unclear query: Unclear is you're a person or an animal. If you're a person, why are you thinking of "going hunting?" .Fresh blood, perhaps. ...Read more

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Best thing i've come up with from projectile vomiting is pyloric stenosis. Is that the only cause?

Best thing i've come up with from projectile vomiting is pyloric stenosis.  Is that the only cause?

For infants.: For infants under 3 months of age, pyloric stenosis is a common cause of projectile vomiting. Other causes may include severe gastroesophageal reflux and intestinal obstruction. ...Read more

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I had tonsilar cancer could this projectile vomiting be linked ?

Not likely: Projectile vomiting in adults is generally associated with intra-cranial issues. If it has not resolved, please see you doctor at your earliest. ...Read more

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I am experiencing dizziness, lightheaded and projectile vomiting.?

I am experiencing dizziness, lightheaded and projectile vomiting.?

See a doctor : See a doctor if it isn't getting better. You probably have gastroenteritis but it could be something else. It sounds like you re getting dehydrated too so you may need IV fluids if you can't keep fluids down. ...Read more

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Why does increased intracranial pressure cause projectile vomiting?

Why does increased intracranial pressure cause projectile vomiting?

Not sure: Increased pressure in the brain/skull is often associated with vomiting. We don't know exactly how the pressure triggers the vomiting center in the brainstem, it just does. Since sudden onset of headache and vomiting can be a sign of a serious condition see you doctor immediately. This is especially true if the vomiting occurs during the night while sleeping. ...Read more

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Is projectile vomiting associated with increased intracranial pressure?

Is projectile vomiting associated with increased intracranial pressure?

Projectile vomiting: Yes, projectile vomiting can be associated with increased intracanial pressure, in addition to bad headache, some blurring of vision, etc. ...Read more

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3wk old projectile vomiting no fever but not keeping anything down , ultrasound was good. What else should drs be looking for?

3wk old projectile vomiting no fever but not keeping anything down , ultrasound was good. What else should drs be looking for?

Watch closely: Breastfeed or not? The chief concern is a newborn condition called pyloric stenosis. A normal ultrasound is reassuring, but does not completely rule it out. The baby needs to be watched closely to see what happens to the weight. Also make sure burping the infant frequently is done. ...Read more

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What medication causes projectile vomiting when mixed with alcohol?G

What medication causes projectile vomiting when mixed with alcohol?G

Antibuse: Antibuse (disulferam) is a medication that will produce waves of nausea if someone consumes any alcohol while it is in their system.Something as minor as the alcohol in a tablespoon of cough medicine can trigger the effect. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more