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Vomiting (Definition)

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 could cause vomiting?

What could cause vomiting?

Many things: Vomiting is a complex reflex with many stimuli. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my vomit is dark brown color?

What does it mean if my vomit is dark brown color?

Blood: I am concerned that you are bleeding into your stomach -- anything from too much pepperoni pizza to a life-threatening stomach ulcer. A physician's office visit is in order if this persists for more than a few days. ...Read more

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Treating Nausea & Vomiting (Tip)

Treating Nausea & Vomiting

Avoid the activities and food that cause nausea and vomiting to get better. ...See more

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Dealing with Emesis (Checklist)

Stick to clear liquids like ice chips and popsicles
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Drink small amounts of fluids frequently
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Avoid solids until you're able to go several hours without vomiting
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Start with a very bland diet once you're able to eat
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How can you treat vomiting caused by a concussion?

How can you treat vomiting caused by a concussion?

Go to the ER: Vomiting after a head injury may indicate something more serious like a bleed in the brain and is a medical emergency. If you have had a ct scan and there is not a bleed, then nausea and vomiting following a concussion can be treated with anti-vomiting medications such as zofran or phenergan. ...Read more

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How do I treat mouth rooth damages from vomitting ?

How do I treat  mouth rooth damages from vomitting ?

It's not easy: Repeated, chronic vomiting, and the associated stomach acids destroy the enamel of the teeth, usually on the tongue side, and commonly on the back of the upper front teeth. If severe, it may require bonding or placement of ceramic on your teeth to repair the damage. If continued, the ceramic will fail as well. The bigger question is why this is occuring? Please see your md to correct the cause. ...Read more

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Treating Nausea & Vomiting (Tip)

Treating Nausea & Vomiting

Persistent, recurrent, prolonged emesis, or vomit that contains blood, warrants medical evaluation. ...See more

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Dealing with Emesis (Checklist)

Avoid foods known to aggravate stomach
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Drink small amounts of water frequently
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Most cases resolve quickly, but don't delay seeing a doc if worse
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If I develop cyclic vomiting, how will it be treated?

Eat frequent small m: Eat small amount of feeds frequently eat fruits and vegetables avoid non veg meals. ...Read more

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Any suggestions for treating chronic nausea and vomiting with fibromyalgia?

Any suggestions for treating chronic nausea and vomiting with fibromyalgia?

Find cause of N & V.: Fibromyalgia is a syndrome of generalized pain and weakness in numerous parts of body. It is called a syndrome because one can not find any objective evidence of a problem. One mistake the pt and doc make is that once a person is labelled as having "fibromyalgia", there is a trap other sx are part of the syndrome: n & v is not. Doc needs to look for true cause, then rx will become clear. ...Read more

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