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Vomiting With Fever In Adults
Adult male 42 vomiting all day, started for no reason, can't keep anything down chills no fever headache?
Virus setting in: Sounds like your have one of the many viruses that cause gastroenteritis (stomach "flu"). Right now lots of noravirus infection going around the country (better known as cruise ship flu). Chills may indicate your temperature is about to go up, so monitor this. Try very tiny amounts of clear fluid at a time, and if you are not able to keep anything down in the next 12-24 hours, seek care. ...Read more
What would cause a higher billyruben level and a lower white blood cell count in an adult? Symptoms are nausea, vomiting, low grade fever
Many causes...: Many things can cause high bilirubin and low white count. Common causes are biliary obstruction by gallstones, tumors or scarring in the gallbladder, pancreas, and bile ducts. Hemolysis (rupture of red blood cells) can also raise your bilirubin. Please follow up with your doctor because additional work up is needed. ...Read more
No: During episodes of diarrhea & vomiting, a body rapidly loses vital minerals and nutrients, which can quickly lead to dehydration. Using pedialyte at the first signs of diarrhea and vomiting can help reduce the risk of dehydration. Pedialyte is an electrolyte replacement beverage and not directly a cure for vomiting. ...Read more
Do you have diarrhea/loose stools also?
Most common cause is probably stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis).
How long as vomiting been going on?
If just for a few days, might be something you ate or a virus
other conditions can also cause nausea/vomiting. See a doc if you are having severe abdominal pain, not passing gas or stools, having bloody vomit, having severe headaches or can't drink well. ...Read more
Hard to say: To get the most out of the site you need to provide enough background info for us to answer your question. You have not provided age/duration of symptoms, exposures or underlying health issues. With the little info you provided I can encourage you to take some Tylenol (acetaminophen) and limit oral intake to clear liquids for now. More background might change everything. This is not a chat room,?? 's are not linked ...Read more
Fever & Vomiting: First y, observe for other sign such as sore throat, stomach ache or rash over his body that can pinpoint the source of his illness. Secondly, make sure he remains hydrated due to loss of electrolyte thru vomiting. Most likely it is a viral stomach flu or gasteroenteritis which should resolve in ~48 hrs, during which his diet should be all clears. If vomiting persists let your peds get him checke ...Read more
Many possibilities: Might have a viral infection, eaten food that disagreed with them, other. If this persists have a pediatrician see them. In the meantime try and get clear liquids into them and keep hydrated. ...Read more
Vomit with fever: When the body is fighting illness, it considers gut function to not be essential, so things slow down a lot. That's why you usually don't feel like eating when you are ill. Some peoples bodies take this to the extreme and almost shut down gut function, which leads to vomiting. Try just sips of fluids when he is ill or has fever and see if he can tolerate this. ...Read more
My son has dieahrrea and vomiting with a slight fever, what does this mean? My son is 13 months old.
2y/o with fever and bug bite. Also had vomiting two days prior. Has fever for 3 days now. Do I need to be concerned about a mosquito carried disease?
My 2.5 year old has been having low appitite since he became sick with fever, vomitting n cough. He is fine now but he is still not eating. What to do?
Not likely: Maybe early on symptoms can be vague mid abdominal discomfort. Appendicitis is an internal infection that progresses to worsening abdominal pains with nausea. Generally the pains continue to get worse and the infection spreads until it is properly treated. A person could die from progressive infection & sepsis if appendicitis goes untreated. ...Read more
See below: Simply means you are likely gagging on mucous in your throat from an illness or allergies. However, depending on how long the cough has been going on can also help determine if other more concerning issues are occurring. See you doc for an evaluation if the cough has been chronic. ...Read more
Need more info: There are a lot of important questions to ask to be able to understand your problem correctly. You may need someone to see you. At least call your dr to discuss detail. No complete answer is possible w/o more info. Take your temp. Check your vomit for blood, know what other medical problems you have already been told abt. How long have u had this? R u pregnant? More... ...Read more
Fever: At the time of initial Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 infection a person may have fever, weakness, sore throat, painful lesions (most often on lips, around mouth, gums, tongue, cheeks), swollen & /or painful lymph nodes in neck. There may be a gray coating on the tongue. A first exposure to herpes simplex II virus can cause fever, chills, headache, feeling generally ill and weakness of muscles. ...Read more
Rule out meningitis: If the fever is high, or your daughter seems at all obtunded, or the neck is stiff, vomiting is persistent, there is a headache, or the child simply seems very ill, an emergency room visit is in order -- even though a mild viral illness can give a low fever and vomiting. ...Read more
I have felt like I'm going to vomit the past four days. I gag a lot. But nothing ever comes up. No fever.
My 18 months old has been feverish for 2 days now 38.8 vomiting and diahrea how long till the fever disappears?
Most viral gastroenteritis lasts 2-3 days as should the fever continue with small amounts of clear liquids such as pedialyte and appropriate fever control
if the fever persists and /or the vomiting and diarrhea isn't improving in the next 2 days, you may want to see your doctor ...Read more
Feeling very sick in the mornings and evenings for a few weeks, sometimes vomit and others just wish I would, never have a fever but I shake a lot.
Sure, but...: ...We're going to need a little more help from you. We can have your answer if you tell us the location of your queasiness/pain, its intensity, duration, timing (with meals, urination, stooling) ; accompanying issues like fever, tenderness, vomiting, bleeding, etc, ; circumstances (exposures, pregnant, stressed). Also, what tests have been done to exclude some possibilities? ...Read more
My 16 month old has had a fever for a couple of days (102ish) but she's been playful, eating and drinking. Just now she started vomitting and crying?
See a doctor: Take her to see a doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have not given any bright blue food to my 1yr old so what may cause him to have bm that color plus he has also been vomiting and with minor fever?
Gatroenteritis: Uncommon color for stools. The reasons vary but most related to consumption of something earlier to the bowel movement. Unfortunately though, there are also certain diseases that could be responsible for a bluish green color. Acute gastroenteritis is usually viral and occurs in children with some frequency until the age of about 5. If your 1 year old continues w fever, see a pediatrician. ...Read more
My 21 month old son has been vomiting all night & morning. He doesn’t have a fever or any other symptoms. He vomits any food he ingests. What could be wrong?
See below.: Most cases of vomiting in young children are due to a viral gastroenteritis or flu and will stop without specific medical treatment. Most important to monitor for signs of dehydration (decreased urination, dry lips/mouth, crying without tears, lethargy, and dark yellow urine) and prevent it by avoiding solid foods and encouraging frequent small sips of electrolyte solution. Contact MD if persists ...Read more
Stay hydrated: Lots of possibilities. Most commonly a "stomach bug" or perhaps food poisoning. These should be self-limited & only last a few days without blood in vomit, high fevers or other concerning sx. Most important to ensure hydration-small, frequent sips (no alcohol or caffeinated drinks). If your sx persist, your pain becomes severe, fevers get very high, blood in vomit, or you feel you need it, see doc. ...Read more