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My newborn(25 days)throws up after breastfeed and its it often and almost every event. She has normal urinalysis, physical exam and activity on breast?

My newborn(25 days)throws up after breastfeed and its it often and almost every event. She has normal urinalysis, physical exam and activity on breast?

Reflux: reflux or throwing up after eating is very common in newborn and young infants. In most cases smaller (less duration of breast feeding) , slower and more frequent feeding solve the problem ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
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The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more


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I forced myself to throw up and my vomit was a dark brown color and there wasn't a lot. Is that normal?

I forced myself to throw up and my vomit was a dark brown color and there wasn't a lot. Is that normal?

Vomiting: Forced vomiting is never a good idea. Are you sure it wasn't blood altered by the stomach acid. ...Read more

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Vomitting so much it has now been 5 hrs and its hurts so bad to throw up that it is now dark brown/black liquid and everytime i sit up i vomit!

Vomitting so much it has now been 5 hrs and its hurts so bad to throw up that it is now dark brown/black liquid and everytime i sit up i vomit!

Get to the ER: Even if it isn't something serious , you need to get something to stop the vomiting. At this point, only an er can offer that. They also need to assess the dark brown/ black liquid. That is likely to be old blood. ...Read more

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Whenever i get upset i throw up. At least i think i do. Doctors think i'm lactose intolerant but whenever i'm upset i vomit. Why?

Whenever i get upset i throw up. At least i think i do.  Doctors think i'm lactose intolerant but whenever i'm upset i vomit. Why?

You're anxious.: Your symptom is that you throw. It would be important to try deep brething as soom as you get upset. You could also try to get up and walk around. A third thing is to have a cup of tea. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing mornings where I feel like I have to vomit and when I do, my gag reflex kicks in and I throw up a lot of mucus. Why?

I've been experiencing mornings where I feel like I have to vomit and when I do, my gag reflex kicks in and I throw up a lot of mucus. Why?

Nausea in the mornin: There are several causes for nausea in the morning that range from hormonal changes in the body, to medications, to stomach/bowel irritation from food sources and infections, to ulcers and beyond. I would try to find out the cause of the nausea by seeing a GI specialist. The gag reflex is a normal reaction when nauseated and mucus may be from the stomach or the throat. Needs to be evaluated more. ...Read more

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I'm a 15 year old girl with bulimia, i went to throw up yesterday, and my vomit was dark, almost black. What could be wrong?

I'm a 15 year old girl with bulimia, i went to throw up yesterday, and my vomit was dark, almost black. What could be wrong?

Blood: Black vomit is often old blood. It's quite possible that there are serious consequences from the bulemia causing bleeding inside the esophagus. Bleeding from that area can cost you your life. If you haven't told anyone about the bulemia, it's time to get help now. ...Read more

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Can the mixture of not drinking enough water and eating too many vegetables make you throw up?!? threw up last night my vomit was packed in! 2nd time!

Can the mixture of not drinking enough water and eating too many vegetables make you throw up?!? threw up last night my vomit was packed in! 2nd time!

Usually not: Moderation is the key. Unwashed vegetables may carry infection and can cause indigestion. always chew the food well , take small bites. chew the food so well that becomes liquid before swallowing. remember stomach does not have teeth. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kwok
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