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What does it mean when I wake up in the morning wanting to vomit?

What does it mean when I wake up in the morning wanting to vomit?

Unexplained vomiting: Lots of possibilities but esophageal reflux, sinusitis, peptic ulcer disease, pregnancy all come to mind. See your doctor to help sort out the possibilities. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more


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What does it mean when I wake up in the morning and feel like vomiting but don't? And this happens sometimes when I'm ready to go to bed

What does it mean when I wake up in the morning and feel like vomiting but don't? And this happens sometimes when I'm ready to go to bed

Some thoughts...: The first thing that comes to mind is if you're having any reflux that's happening when you lay down. Often, if we eat too close to bedtime, gravity brings the stomach acid and food back up into the throat. This could cause burning and maybe some nausea. If it's persisting, you should check in with your doctor and get it checked out. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean to wake up throwing up water?

What does it mean to wake up throwing up water?

Probably reflux: It may be the acid contents of your stomach making its way back up your esophagus and appearing as "water" in your mouth as you sleep. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you wake up with bad cramps, and have to throw up? I did end up puking about 30 minutes later. What does it mean?

What does it mean when you wake up with bad cramps, and have to throw up?  I did end up puking about 30 minutes later. What does it mean?

Is alcohol involved?: If yes, you may have alcohol poisoning; or pancreatitis (alcohol is a toxin to the liver & pancreas). This is also a common presentation of gallstones, especially in the middle of the night. There are a few other intestinal problems like poor emptying of the stomach (gastroparesis), and more rare causes. You definitely need to see your doctor to help figure this out. Good luck! ...Read more

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If I wake up choking from throwing up, does this mean I have sleep apnea?

If I wake up choking from throwing up, does this mean I have sleep apnea?

No: Vomiting is not a typical symptom of sleep apnea. The gasping or choking sensation that's mentioned is from air hunger and not from anything that has to do with your stomach. You should talk to your doctor about throwing up at night and find the reason why. Sleep apnea symptoms include snoring, dry mouth, urinating at night frequently, morning headaches, unrefreshing sleep & daytime sleepiness. ...Read more

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What does vomiting after day of sex mean?

What does vomiting after day of sex mean?

You vomited...: It's not related to pregnancy, if that's what you mean. It's more likely you just ate some bad food or are coming down with a viral illness. Too early for pregnancy symptoms. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you vomit brownish color?

Brownish vomitus: Brown vomiting may be due to a possible bleeding ulcer or a possible bowel obsruction. ...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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What doesit mean if you vomit a dark green colour?

What doesit mean if you vomit a dark green colour?

Dark green vomitis: If you haven' t eaten green vegetables you may be vomiting bile. See your doctor asap to make sure you don't have an obstruction of your bile duct. ...Read more

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Vomiting after taking a prenatal. What does this mean?

Vomiting after taking a prenatal. What does this mean?

The iron in a: Prenatal vitamin may cause side effects like constipation; diarrhea; nausea ; abdominal discomfort. ...Read more

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I was wondering what does it mean when your vomit is green?

I was wondering what does it mean when your vomit is green?

Lots of questions...: You're describing bilious emesis. How often does this occur? Has there been weight loss, abdominal pain, or blood in what comes up? Ever had an ulcer, pyloric stenosis, gastroparesis? Maybe best to see your doctor at this point, particularly if symptoms are persistent or worsening. ...Read more

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What's it mean when I am trying to vomit and nothing comes out?

What's it mean when I am trying to vomit and nothing comes out?

Sometimes: A person dry heaves when there are no more fluids to come up. ...Read more

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'What does it mean if you''re vomiting undigested food after 12 hours?'

'What does it mean if you''re vomiting undigested food after 12 hours?'

Not good: Vomiting undigested food after 12 hours can mean your GI system is extremely slowed down, and/or you have a blockage that the food cannot pass through. Are you having pain also? This calls for urgent medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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What causes my baby to wake up in the middle of the night and vomit twice?

What causes my baby to wake up in the middle of the night and vomit twice?

Number of things: If it is a new problem, cold your baby be congested or have a cold and she is "expectorating" the mucus via vomiting? Or is the baby eating more and possibly over feeding? You do not mention the frequency. If this is a regular occurrence I would make sure I take her in to her doc. ...Read more

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My vomit has been clear for the past 8 hrs IV been sick what does that mean?

My vomit has been clear for the past 8 hrs IV been sick what does that mean?

Nothing in stomach: It means there is nothing in your stomach, no food or colored liquid. If there was a blockage after your stomach, you might vomit bile, so it is also an indication there is no blockage from your esophagus through the upper part of your small intestines that is causing you to vomit. Hope you feel better soon. Keep up with your fluid losses due to vomiting and don't dehydrate. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you vomit everything you eat? When he bearly ate he vomits it

What does it mean when you vomit everything you eat? When he bearly ate he vomits it

Serious problem : If you vomit everytime you eat yopu do have a serious problem which needs to be evauated by your doctor as it will lead to dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. It can be due to some following conditions
1chronic gastritis
2peptic ulcer disease
3intestinal obstruction
4gall bladder disease
5excessive alcohol consumption
6appendicitis
you need to see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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I can't eat when I first wake up in the morning, and if I force myself it makes me want to vomit why?

No appetite: It's hard to say for sure. It does not sound worrisome to me as long as you can eat later in the day and have no trouble swallowing or maintaining your weight. Best wishes to you ...Read more

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I've been vomitting since 4 a.m. , after the 3rd time i vomitted I noticed white and foamy vomit. What does it mean?

Nothing left: Sounds like dry heaves, you have nothing left in your stomach to throw up. Try to stay hydrated best you can. Blood or coffee ground vomit is a concern more than anything else. ...Read more

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What does it mean when every time I lie down I want to vomit sometimes I don't vomit but today I did it's been going on for a couple of months?

Go to the Doctor: It means you need to be seen, evaluated, examined and perhaps even scoped. Your question is the very definition of when it is time to go see a physician in person. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my vomit was yellowish?

What does it mean if my vomit was yellowish?

Biliary emesis: Bile is typically a golden yellow color. It mixes with food to help digest dietary fats. When bile backs up into the stomach, it may appear in your vomitus. When persistent, it can lead to alkaline reflux and stomach irritation. Lots of common things can cause bilary emesis, but if persistent, worsening, or associated with pain, tenderness, weight loss, blood then please have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I swallowed my vomit suddenly, what that's mean ?

I swallowed my vomit suddenly, what that's mean
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Probaly no: Swallowing vomit probably will not cause a major problem but there is a chance that the up and back exposure to stomach acid could cause transiant irritation of the esophagus. Better to find why you are vomiting? Repeat vomiting or vomiting against force could cause a serious esopageal injury. Also, if vomit were to get into the lungs it could lead to a significant pulmonary problem. ...Read more

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What does green vomit mean?

What does green vomit mean?

It may mean that you: Are vomiting up bile. If you are still ill consider medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What does vomiting brown coffee grounds mean?

Gastro Bleed: It means a bleed in the upper intestinal tract, usually the stomach or esophagus. The acid of the stomach makes the blood turn black. You need an evaluation as to the cause and you need treatment for the cause of the bleed- this should not be ignored. ...Read more

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What does foggy urine and morning vomiting mean?

What does foggy urine and morning vomiting mean?

?Harmless sediment: Harmless sediment in alkaline urine, relative dehydration + xs crystalline substances can all cause cloudy urine. However, it's worth getting an urinalysis once to check it out because small amounts of blood or lots of protein can make urine cloudy. They could be signs of kidney or bladder disease. Kidney stones or tumors, pyeolnephritis, utis or interstitial cystitis aren't always symptomatic. ...Read more

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What does green projectile vomit mean in an adult?

What does green projectile vomit mean in an adult?

Lots of questions...: You're describing bilious emesis. How often does this occur? Has there been weight loss, abdominal pain, or blood in what comes up? Ever had an ulcer, pyloric stenosis, gastroparesis? Maybe best to see your doctor at this point, particularly if symptoms are persistent or worsening. ...Read more

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After sex, you feel like vomiting, what does it mean?

Female? Uncertain.: Some of my response is speculation. There are probably a # of possible reasons for nausea associated w sexual intercourse. Some women report nausea w deeper penile penetration ;/or rough sex. In this situation there may be pain which could trigger nausea. Indigestion ; acid reflux might be causative. Prostaglandins could play a role. In some situations – nausea or vomiting could be psychological. ...Read more