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Dr. Oscar Novick
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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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I just vomited . And theres a black long thing what is that ? Is that a worm ?

I just vomited . And theres a black long thing what is that ? Is that a worm ?

Blood Clot: Black in vomit represents blood. Blood clots when it is allowed to bleed into a space or organ or the stomach. Blood in vomit represents a significant emergency and you should seek medical attention urgently. ...Read more

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I've been vomiting almost everyday for the past four years all test s come out fine, i've tried everything what could possibly be wrong with me?

I've been vomiting almost everyday for the past four years all test s come out fine, i've tried everything what could possibly be wrong with me?

G.I.: At this point in time; you should be(if not already) evaluated by a gastroenterologist. If you have done this and the work-up was fine consider making a diet change; or consider stress as a possible culprit for your symptoms...And try to de-stress accordingly. ...Read more

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If there’s blood in my baby’s vomit, should I take her to the emergency room?

If there’s blood in my baby’s vomit, should I take her to the emergency room?

Yes!: One possibility is mallory-weiss tear: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000269.Htm.

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In school all the thin girls seemed to bring on vomiting. What’s so wrong with that?

In school all the thin girls seemed to bring on vomiting. What’s so wrong with that?

Bulimia: This is a body image problem. If you are contemplating doing this, you should discuss this with family and doctor. Beyond the physical harm to your body there is likely mental problems as well. ...Read more

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I have a severe phobia of vomit when s/o is sick I freak out nd then I wont eat foor days. Why am I like this nd how can I fix it?

I have a severe phobia of vomit when s/o is sick I freak out nd then I wont eat foor days. Why am I like this nd how can I fix it?

Emetophobia: Emetophobia, or the fear of vomiting, has been successfully treated with cognitive-behavioral treatment (including education about the origin, graduated exposure to feared situations, interoceptive exposure, and cognitive restructuring). Work through you doctor to find a psychotherapist skilled in cbt. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of vomitting blood?

What are the possible causes of vomitting blood?

Multiple: Esophageal tears and erosions, gerd, stomach ulcers, including cancer, varices at the junction of stomach and esophagus, aspirin, bleeding abnormalities, duodenal ulcers, rarely abdominal aortic aneurysm rupurting into GI tract. ...Read more

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How to control maigrane? N vomitings during the pain?

Prevention and treat: There are many ways to prevent migraines, including avoiding migrane triggers, and some medications (such as propranolol). Some treatments for migraines are not oral and can be used if nausea is a large component of your migrane -- for example sumatriptan comes as a nasal spray. ...Read more