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Projectile Vomiting Blood
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Excessive gas, diarrhea, nausea w/no vomiting, elevated white blood cell count, no fever, normal blood pressure, gas around gallbladder in X-ray = ?
Possible emergency.: The elevated white count and gas around the gall bladder could be quite serious. I'm not sure where you got this info, especially about the gas. Get off the internet and get to your doctor asap. ...Read more
A number of things: If persists or recurs need to see doctor. ...Read more
May be Hapititis: Need blood test for hapititis and liver function testa asap. ...Read more
What would cause sudden onset of projectile vomiting in my 9 month old. No fever or diarrhea. Vomited while nursing?
Vomiting: Vomitinfg in children is usually secondaru to a viral illness. Projectile vomiting is a term that parents like to use but is usually only seen in babies less than 6 weeks of age with poyloric stenosis. A 9 month old is unlikely to have any type of obstruction develop at that age. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Common: The best answer is to catch the migraine before it is full blown and abort it. When you have the first sign that you are going to get a migraine, take whatever medication your doctor has prescribed, or if nothing is prescribed and you can tolerate it, try 3 excedrine or 3 Aleve (naproxen) tablets. If you can, lay down in a dark quiet room. The sooner you catch it, the less likely you are to get the vomiting. ...Read more
Bright red blood in stool then followed by mucus in stool. Extreme fatigue, stomach cramps, feeling feverish, and diarrhea accompany this. Any ideas?
Certainly concerning: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and ed blood in stool then followed by mucus... bowel inflmmation certainly. Could be infection (enteric germs, c diff, others) Could be autoimmune disase (inflammatory bowel). these are all serious and treatable. ...Read more
Projectile vomiting in the morning, abdominal cramping, back pain, white substance in stool, light headedness, bbloating?
Many things possible: First, you are not pregnant? Projectile vomiting usually indicates intestinal obstruction, but many other causes may do it. Is your stool clay colored over all? Or specks of white stuffs mixed in stools. Clay colored stool may indicate gallbladder or liver problem, and I am thinking that if you are not pregnant, you may have liver or gallbladder problems, but you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Severe stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea. No fever. Could my stomach ulcer have perforated? Or more likely food poisoning? No blood in vomit.
Possible: best to see doctor and have the child checked. ...Read more
Can constipation cause toxic poisoning in the bloodstream? Nauseau with no vomiting, weakness, headache - stool still black after two bowel movements
See a doctor: Yes but usually only at very advanced stages. You should see a doctor with the descriptions you are providing. ...Read more
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