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Is there a difference between vomiting and projectile vomiting?

Is there a difference between vomiting and projectile vomiting?

Vomitting: The reason we try to differentiate between both is projectile vomiting tends to be associated with more serious pathology. While vomiting could be something benign. Mist babies tend to spit up alot and we call it vomiting. I'd they have projectile vomiting, we might consider the possibility of pyloric stenosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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What is the definition or description of: Projectile vomiting?

What is the definition or description of: Projectile vomiting?

Forceful vomiting: 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 meets the small intestine. ...Read more

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

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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I had tonsilar cancer could this projectile vomiting be linked ?

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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What is projectile vomiting?

What is projectile vomiting?

Glad you asked...: Got a call once: child is vomiting. "how far?" i asked. "out of this room and on the wall of the next one." that's projectile vomiting. We don't see it now as much as we used to because we usually diagnose pyloric stenosis (its most common cause in infants) before it gets that far. ...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 to do if I have a bad case of projectile vomiting, is there anything I can hunt right now?

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

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more