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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Throwing Up (Overview)

Throwing up is also known as Vomiting. Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and out of the mouth.


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Is it bad that I can't really gargle without gagging or throwing up?

Is it bad that I can't really gargle without gagging or throwing up?

Let's ask an expert: This is a good question. I will refer to ENT and dentistry experts on healthtap. Thanks for asking. ...Read more

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Throwing Up (Overview)

Throwing up is also known as Vomiting. Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and out of the mouth.


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What does it mean when you have false contracting and start throwing up as well?

What does it mean when you have false contracting and start throwing up as well?

It usually: WANs you have a bug or something as false contractions are not related to nausea and vomiting. . Call your OB ...Read more

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My grandson is sick he is throwing up and his temperature is up and down what should I do?

My grandson is sick he is throwing up and his temperature is up and down what should I do?

Fever and vomiting: If his symptoms just started. Put him in a tepid tub to help bring down the fever. Try not to give hem anything by mouth for an hour after vomiting, then start with small sips of Pedialyte frequently. If the vomiting stops today, avoid any milk products that contain fat as it is more likely to come back up. If he is doing well over the next 12 hrs, take it slowly on putting him back on reg diet. ...Read more

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Why is my son throwing up since yesterday? It seems like he can't keep his food down. Please help me.

Why is my son throwing up since yesterday? It seems like he can't keep his food down. Please help me.

Vomiting: Can be multiple reasons as to why he's throwing up. Likely will be a stomach virus. Sometimes in this age group, vomiting can be the first sign of strep, even without a sore throat. If persists by am, get him evaluated. ...Read more

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Please, i always get irritated recently, sometimes i feel like throwing up. And it happens at anytime. What could be the cause, and what can I do? Thanks

Please, i always get irritated recently, sometimes i feel like throwing up. And it happens at anytime. What could be the cause, and what can I do? Thanks

Get evaluated: Please start getting help by seeing your family physician. It's possible for emotional anxiety and anger to make you feel irritated and even like throwing up -- the mind and body are richly interwoven. But there are many other possible causes of nausea too. If you are more irritable in general, this needs investigation and your family doctor may also want a psychiatrist involved in your care. ...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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I am starting to wske up every morning throwing up what could cause that?

Depends: More info needed. If one had sex without using contraception, then pregnancy must be considered as a possibility. If not pregnant, then possibilities include stomach acidity, stress, and others. See your doc for further evaluation. ...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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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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