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What is a likely cause of a 2 week old with projectile vomiting and no fever?

What is a likely cause of a 2 week old with projectile vomiting and no fever?

See your MD: It could be a couple things, but the one the pediatrician needs to r/o is pyloric stenosis or non accidental trauma. Reflux is also a possibility. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Projectile Vomiting (Definition)

Projectile vomiting is a symptom in which a person vomits with enough force to spew out stomach material a distance of more than 1-2 feet. Babies with projectile vomiting may have blockage of the stomach outlet, a ...Read more


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3wk old projectile vomiting no fever but not keeping anything down , ultrasound was good. What else should drs be looking for?

3wk old projectile vomiting no fever but not keeping anything down , ultrasound was good. What else should drs be looking for?

Watch closely: Breastfeed or not? The chief concern is a newborn condition called pyloric stenosis. A normal ultrasound is reassuring, but does not completely rule it out. The baby needs to be watched closely to see what happens to the weight. Also make sure burping the infant frequently is done. ...Read more

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6 month old is vomiting when i try to feed her clear like with flem. Projectile vomit no fever not cranky but wont eat just vomits what's my next step?

6 month old is vomiting when i try to feed her clear like with flem.  Projectile vomit no fever not cranky but wont eat just vomits what's my next step?

Many reasons: If vomitting is continous then he need to be seen in er, pyloric stenosis need to be evaluated. If occassional vomiting then it may be ge reflux, again see your doctor. ...Read more

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What might cause projectile vomiting in a four year old?

What might cause projectile vomiting in a four year old?

Infection usually: Ah, what fun. A small child with vomiting all over the house... Most of the time it's infection, either influenza or a stomach virus of some kind (gastroenteritis). Hydrate and rest, and things will correct in a few days. If there is a lime-green color, excessive lethargy, blood in the stool, or excessive abdominal pain, get the child checked immediately. ...Read more

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My 8 week old has been projectile vomiting for a few weeks, we took him doctors to be told it was possibly gastroenteritis. It's still going so we took him hospital who checked for pyloric stenosis as all his symptoms fit. But it's also not that. They are

My 8 week old has been projectile vomiting for a few weeks, we took him doctors to be told it was possibly gastroenteritis. It's still going so we took him hospital who checked for pyloric stenosis as all his symptoms fit. But it's also not that. They are

Follow up: Continue to address the problem until you have an answer. Have his growth and particularly his weight followed to see if he is thriving. If his weight is increasing you have more time to,sort this out. If he is loosing weight then it becomes more urgent. All the best. ...Read more

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Best thing i've come up with from projectile vomiting is pyloric stenosis. Is that the only cause?

Best thing i've come up with from projectile vomiting is pyloric stenosis.  Is that the only cause?

For infants.: For infants under 3 months of age, pyloric stenosis is a common cause of projectile vomiting. Other causes may include severe gastroesophageal reflux and intestinal obstruction. ...Read more

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Why does increased intracranial pressure cause projectile vomiting?

Not sure: Increased pressure in the brain/skull is often associated with vomiting. We don't know exactly how the pressure triggers the vomiting center in the brainstem, it just does. Since sudden onset of headache and vomiting can be a sign of a serious condition see you doctor immediately. This is especially true if the vomiting occurs during the night while sleeping. ...Read more

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What medication causes projectile vomiting when mixed with alcohol?G

What medication causes projectile vomiting when mixed with alcohol?G

Antibuse: Antibuse (disulferam) is a medication that will produce waves of nausea if someone consumes any alcohol while it is in their system.Something as minor as the alcohol in a tablespoon of cough medicine can trigger the effect. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


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