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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. Chad Levitt
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Projectile Vomiting (Definition)

For example, a child sitting on your lap and projectile vomiting could completely clear your lap with the material vomited, forcefully projecting it away from himself. This often occurs when there is an obstruction to emptying the stomach at the pyloris, a muscle at the far end of the stomach where it ...Read more


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In the past 2 months, son has been vomiting 1-2 times a week with no nausea or signs of illness. Pediatrician found nothing on exam. What can this be?

In the past 2 months, son has been vomiting 1-2 times a week with no nausea or signs of illness. Pediatrician found nothing on exam. What can this be?

Keep a journal: First step would be to keep a journal. When he vomits- what time of day? What did he eat/drink for the few hours before? Is it only on school days or weekends too? Have you witnessed it/actually seen the vomit or just by what he's telling you? Could he be inducing it himself? In cases like these it's all about the details in the history. You may find a pattern that will help you or your doctor. ...Read more

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My friend is having a headache with several times of vomiting in a day. She is 50years old without any history of ulcer what could be the treatment?

My friend is having a headache with several times of vomiting in a day. She is 50years old without any history of ulcer what could be the treatment?

Please Seek Doctor: Headache with vomiting is probably the very definition of when someone should be seen urgently. Please take or encourage your friend to get to the doctor or hospital urgently. ...Read more

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What can cause repeated vomiting in a 20 yr old female with no diarrhea or fever and otherwise typically healthy ..On and off 4 days no pregnant or meds?

What can cause repeated vomiting in a 20 yr old female with no diarrhea or fever and otherwise typically healthy ..On and off 4 days no pregnant or meds?

Suspect UGI tract: Some possibilities include acute gastritis (inflammation of stomach wall), gall bladder disease, pancreatitis; also something causing increase pressure in the brain may cause vomiting. But a twenty y/o gal, probably too much booze, and/or spicy food, and/or fried foods (like a po-boy). Drink clear fluids, ginger ale, clear soups. If it goes on for a week, see the doc... ...Read more

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What is the cause of nausea and vomiting for a 67 year old man?

What is the cause of nausea and vomiting for a 67 year old man?

I don't know. : There are many possible reasons for vomiting & nausea. Please see this extensive list of possible causes of nausea by mayo clinic: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/nausea/my00572/dsection=causes. ...Read more

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My 10 year old son says his stomach is cramping and feels as if someone is pinching it along with a mild fever and headache. What could be the cause?

My 10 year old son says his stomach is cramping and feels as if someone is pinching it along with a mild fever and headache. What could be the cause?

Could be viral.: This sounds like it could be a virus, which will have to resolve on its own. However, it could be strep throat if he also has a sore throat, or a food related intestinal infection. Appendicitis usually causes sharper, but not crampy pain. I would recommend that you take him to see his doctor to make the proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the cause of unexpected vomiting? It gave no warning and vomitited a mass amount of clear fluid. This has happenrd twice

What is the cause of unexpected vomiting?  It gave no warning and vomitited a mass amount of clear fluid. This has happenrd twice

Elevated : Intracranial pressure can cause sudden, projectile vomiting. But usually that is with head ache. A two time event is not cause for alarm, but if it continues, may be a sign of intestnal obstruction. Repeat, steady or recurrent requires a work up and seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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An 8 year old child is vomiting small amounts of blood and what has the appearance of coffee grounds. What could be possible cause?

An 8 year old child is vomiting small amounts of blood and what has the appearance of coffee grounds. What could be possible cause?

Go to ER: Coffee ground emesis(vomit) suggests that there is bleeding in the esophagus, stomach or upper small intestine. The reasons are multifactorial and require an exam. It could be serious, depending on the amount and source of bleeding. Don't delay-take your child in now. ...Read more

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My 8 month old has had a fever a cough and runny nose, what is considerd a a high fever ? What can I do to relieve her of the symtoms?

My 8 month old has had a fever a cough and runny nose, what is considerd a a high fever ? What can I do to relieve her of the symtoms?

>104: Most people would consider a temp of >104 high fever. If there is no breathing issue, Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) would help reduce the fever. Something with honey may calm the cough. The runny nose will have to wait. If the fever gets really high, see the pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have a 3 year old with a fever and is complaint of a headache and points to his forehead. Could this be the flu or should we take him in?

I have a 3 year old with a fever and is complaint of a headache and points to his forehead.  Could this be the flu or should we take him in?

HEADACHE: Depends on how sick he is. High fever causes headache. Try giving him analgesic if it will help him. It is always wise to see md if in doubt. You get the answer at once. ...Read more

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No diet change or teething. All of a sudden my baby girl has had diarrhea 9 times in 24hrs. No fever. Little bit of a cough. What could it be?

No diet change or teething. All of a sudden my baby girl has had diarrhea 9 times in 24hrs. No fever.  Little bit of a cough.  What could it be?

Stomach flu: is the second most common illness kids get, after common cold. the common symptoms are vomiting, diarrhea, and/or fever. the condition usually last 4-8 days. Good rest, lots of fluids and Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC for pain management will help your girl to recover. If concerned call your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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My b/f has a fever of 106.7 and flu like symptoms. How serious is a fever like that on a healthy 26yr old male?

My b/f has a fever of 106.7 and flu like symptoms. How serious is a fever like that on a healthy 26yr old male?

Extremely: If that is truly his temperature, he needs to go to the emergency department immediately. That temperature can cause brain damage and kidney failure among other sequelae. ...Read more

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Is slight fever of 99.5 normal for an adult with a cold? I don't typically get any fever with colds, but I have a low grade fever this time.

Is slight fever of 99.5 normal for an adult with a cold?  I don't typically get any fever with colds, but I have a low grade fever this time.

Probably normal: Like many people, you probably assume 98.6F is the maximum normal body temperature. Actually, it's the just the average. Entirely healthy people can have body temperature up to 99.5, especially in the afternoon or evening. Certainly a cold can do it, even in people who usually don't get fevers with colds, so this is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have nightsweats after a cold or mild flu or is this indicative of something more serious?

Is it normal to have nightsweats after a cold or mild flu or is this indicative of something more serious?

It can be nl: mainly it is the overall context and pattern. It used to be termed "the infection breaking" because it is indicative of the immune systems working. I see the opposite in elderly people getting pneumonia Most Weeks. But, they get the antibiotics and mostly do ok. Mostly there's some sweats in the improvement stage. BUT if infection NOT improving, continuing fever is NOT a good sign ...Read more

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When should a diabetic be concerned by running fever? Bg is normal fever for 3 days feels like a bug of some sort, but no loss of appetite.

When should a diabetic be concerned by running fever? Bg is normal fever for 3 days feels like a bug of some sort, but no loss of appetite.

If 102 or over 3 day: Blood sugar levels can be very unpredictable when you're sick. Because you can't be sure how the illness will affect your blood sugar levels, it's important to check blood sugar levels often on sick days and adjust your Insulin doses as needed. If you have a fever longer than 3 days or it is over 102, you need to see your provider. ...Read more

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Is has something to do, having a pheochromocytoma with suffering from pale or yellowish stools? I've been wondering what's the cause of this.

Is has something to do, having a pheochromocytoma with suffering from pale or yellowish stools? I've been wondering what's the cause of this.

Pale - pancreas: Usually pale stools are due to a pancreatic issue. Yellow stools from excess hemoglobin. You need to see your primary dr for good history and exam to determine what cause may be. ...Read more

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Toddler has congestion and cough, is it common for her to have a headache with this? No fever

Toddler has congestion and cough, is it common for her to have a headache with this? No fever

See Your Doctor Now: Upper respiratory infections are common in children; body aches & headache can occur however headache can be a sign of more serious illness or complications such as sinus infection, meningitis. & more. Be aware toddlers have limited communication skills & cues to worsening or severity of illness are easily missed. See your child's doctor now for correct diagnosis & prompt treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more