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Should I still visit a MD if my symptoms are getting better? (ie, no more headache, but still vomit foam, less cough, throat pain)

Should I still visit a MD if my symptoms are getting better? (ie, no more headache, but still vomit foam, less cough, throat pain)

Yes,...: Or at least call to cancel the appointment as a courtesy to your doctor and other patients. However, it would be prudent to make sure you do not have any subtle complications and to discuss any preventative actions that will help you avoid the same situation in the future. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more


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64 yr old, pooping blood, high fever, vomiting, foam coming out of the mouth, eyes flipped. Whats wrong? These are symptoms of what he has.

64 yr old, pooping blood, high fever, vomiting, foam coming out of the mouth, eyes flipped. Whats wrong? These are symptoms of what he has.

See doctor: High fever, bloody bowel movements, and foaming at the mouth are extremely serious symptoms and he needs to be seen immediately. Take him to the emergency room or call 911 NOW ...Read more

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Hi. My husband has been vomiting white foam for about a year. He has had many tests but nothing has shown up, it's getting worse. Thank you?

Hi. My husband has been vomiting white foam for about a year. He has had many tests but nothing has shown up, it's getting worse. Thank you?

Vomiting: Is he coughing up or truly vomiting this substance? Does he vomit undigested food as well? Is there abdominal pain or cramping? Has he had a gastroscopy? He may have chronic gastritis, gastroparesis, overactive gag reflex, bile or acid reflux, reaction to tobacco or other substances. Have your gastroenterologist reevaluate him. ...Read more

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I've had a persistent wet cough, fever and, have been sleeping a lot more than normal. Recently I've been coughing really hard to where it feels like I need to vomit. Then, white foam comes up. What could cause this?

I've had a persistent wet cough, fever and, have been sleeping a lot more than normal. Recently I've been coughing really hard to where it feels like I need to vomit. Then, white foam comes up. What could cause this?

PNEUMONIA.: without an exam, I can only give general information and cough/fever are often a reason to immediately seek medical attention. IT is even much more true if there are other signs of infection such as increased somnolence, or sweats or breathing issues. ...Read more

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Vomiting up white foam?Have been having stomach pain .Have been on the liquid diet .Been having this for over a week now.

Vomiting up white foam?Have been having stomach pain .Have been on the liquid diet .Been having this for over a week now.

See a doctor: You should see your doctor or go to an urgent care/Emergency room to get evaluated. Over a week is far too long to just wait and see what happens. Range of conditions from gastroenteritis, to ulcers, to gallbladder or pancreas issues could be considered. ...Read more