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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Throwing Up (Overview)

"vomiting."


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I hurt and feel like throwing up?

I hurt and feel like throwing up?

ThrowingUpIsHardToDo: Then throw up!There's probably a good reason for it. It depends on what happens next.Again and again? Fever?Headache? Worsening pain?Then turn off that ridiculous hatchet movie that started it in the first place and take stock of how you are. Any of the above: see your doctor. You could try OTC Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) or Pepto-Bismol and see if that works, but if not,see the above.(p.s. some people use ginger). ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
413 doctors shared insights

Throwing Up (Overview)

"vomiting."


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I'm throwing up bloody balls.. Why??

I'm throwing up bloody balls.. 
Why??

Vomiting bloody ball: May be gastritis/esophagitis with or without H pylori or ulcer or Mallory -Weiss tear or just from food coloring or beets but no matter what it is go to an ER now to be evaluated. You can become severely anemic and weak and faint if bleeding . ...Read more

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What to do if my hubby won't keep throwing up?

What to do if my hubby won't keep throwing up?

I'm sorry, but...: Did you really mean to ask what can promote your husband vomiting more? ...Read more

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Dizziness and throwing up?

Dizziness and throwing up?

Many possible causes: There are many possible causes for dizziness and throwing up. Please see your primary care doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a nosebleed while throwing up?

Is it normal to have a nosebleed while throwing up?

Reverse: Tilting your head backwards or lying down will make the blood flow down the back of your throat and lead to nausea and vomiting.
Alternatively if blood pressure increases markedly with severe vomiting, nosebleed can occur. ...Read more

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What are the causes of throwing up and pooing blood?

What are the causes of throwing up and pooing blood?

Go to the ER: There can be many causes of passing blood in the stool, but it is impossible to know what it is without tests. Some of the potential causes are important to diagnose quickly, so you should go to the emergency room for the most expeditious work up. Hope this helps. Do not delay. ...Read more

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Could throwing up lighten your period?

Could throwing up lighten your period?

Not in general: If you had a significant illness it could impact your period. If you are bulimic, vomiting and significantly stressing your body - it could impact your period. ...Read more

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What is the phobia of throwing up called?

What is the phobia of throwing up called?

All Things Vomit: Emetophobia -intense, irrational fear of vomiting- extends 2 fear of seeing/smelling vomit, seeing/hearing someone else vomit, feeling nauseated, etc. Includes fear of embarrassment/loss control. Cognitive-behavioral therapy -esp the behavioral component involving gradual exposure 2the fear(s)- considered most effective treatment (http://bit.Ly/14amero). Clinical psychologist/anxiety expert 4 help. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for throwing up?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for throwing up?

Family doc or GI doc: Your general family medicine doctor or internist can usually handle a complaint of vomiting. If a specialist is needed they would refer you to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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How can I start throwing up?

Is this a serious...: ...Question? We are here to stop people from epic fails and doing damage to themselves, including by throwing up. ...Read more

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What are some ways to avoid throwing up?

What are some ways to avoid throwing up?

Please clarify: do you self -induce emesis or is this new onset vomiting associated with other symptoms. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Throwing up brown stuff what does it mean?

Brown stuff: Vomiting brown stuff may be due to an ulcer. See your doctor for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How can I help my sister stop throwing up?

How can I help my sister stop throwing up?

Why is she vomiting?: First you would need to diagnose the cause of her vomiting (which can be many)

does she have a gastro intestinal illness?
Does she have an eating disorder?

If you dont have a diagnosis, i suggest seeing your doctors asap

good luck! ...Read more

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Why I feel like throwing up when I wake up?

Why I feel like throwing up when I wake up?

It depends: This is not a normal symptom unless you are pregnant, drank too much alcohol or other less common causes. I would suggest a pregnancy test to start and to se your doctor. ...Read more

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How to stop throwing up without causing it?

How to stop throwing up without causing it?

Find symptom's cause: Nausea/vomiting may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, &even reaction to stress. Find &and treat cause. ...Read more

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How can I eat without throwing up afterwards?

See details: You can see a gastroenterologist and determine the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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Need to know is throwing up after cardio good?

Vomiting: I don't think so.. Either you exercise with a full stomach or you are ill. ...Read more

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I feel like throwing up, what can I do or take?

Few options...: Mild nausea often responds to pep to-bismol or dramamine (dimenhydrinate) (antihistamine) available otc. Sometimes ginger root extract or sipping ginger-ale will help. Don't try eating anything till the nausea subsides. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long should I wait to eat after throwing up?

How long should I wait to eat after throwing up?

Wait: Your body will become hungry for certain foods again. That's a good sign you're ready to eat again. ...Read more

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My baby keeps throwing up; what can I do to help?

My baby keeps throwing up; what can I do to help?

Buy more bibs!: Seriously, most babies spit up! while some babies are worse than others, as long as she is growing normally, seems satisfied despite the throwing up, and has no other confounding problems such as prematurity or abnormal development, then this can usually be safely tolerated. The most common cause for throwing up seen in my pediatric practice is overfeeding. So, talk to your md--and buy more bibs! ...Read more

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Why do I feel like throwing up morning and night ?

Why do I feel like throwing up morning and night ?

Nausea: Nausea and especially vomiting that follows prolonged periods of lying down or sleeping should be evaluated by a physician. If this has been going on for some time I recommending discussing these symptoms with a physician to assist with identifying a possible cause and what could be done to treat it. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can I take to stop throwing up?

Please tell me what can I take to stop throwing up?

Treat cause of N/V: Nausea/vomiting may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems. Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, & even reaction to stress. See your doctor please. ...Read more

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What does it means i feel like throwing up everyday?

What does it means i feel like  throwing up everyday?

It: Could be caused by stomach ulcer, acid reflux, certain medications an even something in your inner ear. Should be evaluated asp. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what can I take to stop throwing up?

Can anyone tell me what can I take to stop throwing up?

But what's the cause: Nausea/vomiting may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems. Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, & even reaction to stress. Go get checked. ...Read more

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I keep throwing up my food, what could be causing this?

I keep throwing up my food, what could be causing this?

Burping or vomiting?: The vomiting reflex is controlled by two units in the brain medulla--one receives nerve impulses from the GI tract, the other is a chemical receptor. Both have nerve connections to not only the GI tract (pharynx, mesenteric vessels, bile ducts) but also from brain corticobulbar areas that mediate smells, sights, & taste. Thus, vomiting apparatus responds to a variety of GI & brain inputs. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more