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My husband did a hot wing challenge. He can't stop vomiting and is shacking with chills. What should he do?

My husband did a hot wing challenge. He can't stop vomiting and is shacking with chills. What should he do?

See md: Could be reaction to the hot spices caUTsong vomiting, BUT the chills along with the vomiting could be sign of "food poisoning", i.e. bacterial infection/toxin exposure due to under cooked chicken, contaminated sauce, etc. Other causes possible. See MD ...Read more

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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more


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I can't stop vomiting and my stomach hurts. No idea what's wrong. This is a nightmare please help!?

I can't stop vomiting and my stomach hurts. No idea what's wrong. This is a nightmare please help!?

Get immediate help: Go to your local emergency room to get this medical problem checked out. If for some reason you can't do this, then schedule an appointment with your physician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Migraine for 4 days pain increasing allergic to all triptans and others don't work. Can't stop vomiting ER and doc no help. Any solutions or ideas?

Migraine for 4 days pain increasing allergic to all triptans and others don't work. Can't stop vomiting ER and doc no help. Any solutions or ideas?

Botox and Surgery: Long term relief of migraines can be achieved with botox. If you have a good response, you may be a candidate for surgery. Surgery has been shown to dramatically decrease the frequency and intensity of migraines.

www. Themigrainereliefcenter. Com. ...Read more

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Sleeping a lot have eaten but now can't stop vomiting. No fever, chills, or flu symptoms. Scared and thinking may have a serious issue. ER or no?

Sleeping a lot have eaten but now can't stop vomiting. No fever, chills, or flu symptoms. Scared and thinking may have a serious issue. ER or no?

I would if I were U: The vomiting reflex is controlled by two units in the brain medulla--one receives nerve impulses from the GI tract, the other is a chemical receptor. Both have nerve connections to not only the GI tract (pharynx, mesenteric vessels, bile ducts) but also from brain corticobulbar areas that mediate smells, sights, &taste. Thus, vomiting apparatus responds to a variety of GI & brain inputs. ...Read more

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Caughing till I vomit and I can't stop caughing?

Caughing till I vomit and I can't stop caughing?

Just started???: I had that type of "flu" after christmas 2012. My back even ached from all the coughing. I took mucinex-dm mainly for the dextromethorphan hydrobromide, which is a cough suppressant. It is inexpensive and worked wonders for me! Take the maximum recommended dose until your cough tones down. ...Read more

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I've been vomiting for 5 hours consistently. It won't stop how do I stop vomiting?

I've been vomiting for 5 hours consistently. It won't stop how do I stop vomiting?

I've chips.: Do not eat any thing. May try sparkling water, Gatorade, Popsicle, for hydration. if you cannot tolerate that than you need to go to Urgent care. Also find out what triggered some food? If any one else in the family is suffering like you? Hope you feel better ...Read more

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Doesn't deep sedation for refractory vomiting stop the vomiting? How does it do this

Doesn't deep sedation for refractory vomiting stop the vomiting? How does it do this

Yes, whenU'R sedated: Heavy duty sedation sedates everything, including your gut. So, when you are under sedation, vomiting is not likely to occur, but will likely return after sedation is lifted, especially if sedation is only brief. I certainly hope that you will find the cause of your vomiting and treated accordingly. Work with your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Quick ways to stop vomiting?

Quick ways to stop vomiting?

Depends on cause: It depends on the cause of vomiting. You will probable need evaluation and will require a prescription anti emetic. ...Read more

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How can I stop my kid from vomiting?

Rest the stomach: When you child is vomiting, stop everything for an hour and then start slowly with small amounts of clear fluids, 1/2-1 ounce at a time. Use pedialyte or 1/2 strength gatorade. Give a little more every 30 min. If tolerated. If that goes ok for 2-3 hours, try small amts of light food- crackers, dry toast, dry cereal. If vomiting continues call your child's doctor. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop being terrified of vomiting?

Emetophobia: Or an intense fear of vomiting may respond well to cogntivie behavioral therapy. Consider seeing a psychologist in your area for help. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I stop vomiting for good within the next 2 hrs?

How can I stop vomiting for good within the next 2 hrs?

Can't answer here: Don't have anywhere near enough info. Call your doc. ...Read more

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How to make this feeling like I'm am going to vomit stop?

How to make this feeling like I'm am going to vomit stop?

Ginger: One trick for nausea is to sip on gingerale or ginger tea. You can also nibble on crystalized ginger. Seek medical attention if these symptoms do not resolve. ...Read more

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If metrozidazole makes you vomit should you stop taking it?

Perhaps: Vomiting is a common side effect of metronidazole. Especially if any alcohol (even that found in cough syrups) is consumed. If it is mild you may continue the medication. ...Read more

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Is there any kind of medication I can take to stop vomiting?

Is there any kind of medication I can take to stop vomiting?

Yes: There is, however, I think its important to figure out the cause of the vomiting. Treating symptoms alone could miss a serious diagnosis. See a physician for this please. ...Read more

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I am feeling really sick, what can I do to stop myself from vomiting?

I am feeling really sick, what can I do to stop myself from vomiting?

Call Dr: Best to be seen or to call your doctor and see if he/she can call you in a prescription. You might find some relief with ginger in the meantime. ...Read more

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I have high temp and am vomiting non stop for the last 2 days what could be wrong?

I have high temp and am vomiting non stop for the last 2 days what could be wrong?

Go to ER.: Vomiting for 2 days and fever is serious. You must be dehydrated which is very risky. It may be just a bad virus, but still go the hospital ...Read more

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What to take to stop vomiting start last night have been every 2 hrs. Have temp 99.5?

Zofran (ondansetron): Oral dissolving zofran (ondansetron) tablets are also good. Need a prescription. Otherwise, assuming it is just a virus, you can wait it out. Stick with clear liquids if you can keep them down. ...Read more

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My baby is vomiting and I was wondering if pedeialite was ok to give her to help stop it.

My baby is vomiting and I was wondering if pedeialite was ok to give her to help stop it.

Rehydration Therapy: You do want to give your baby pedialyte a teaspoon at a time during this period of vomiting to keep the electrolytes normal. The pedialyte will not stop the vomiting. If your baby continues to vomit and cant even keep down the teaspoons then it is important to bring her into the hospital. ...Read more

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A couple of times a week whilst in the middle of eating I suddenly have to vomit. And cant stop till what ive consumed is gone?

A couple of times a week whilst in the middle of eating I suddenly have to vomit. And cant stop till what ive consumed is gone?

Vomiting: Your symptoms could represent a motility disorder of your esophagus or your stomach. This could be brought on by the type of food you eat and or by stress and anxiety while eating. You need to see your physician and find out the cause of this problem. As you know, it is definitely not normal. On a recurring basis, you could injure your esophagus (pipe between your mouth and stomach). ...Read more

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I've been taking ranitidine 300mg for 3 days now and today I expirienced vomitting, is this bad? Should I stop taking the pills?

I've been taking ranitidine 300mg for 3 days now and today I expirienced vomitting, is this bad? Should I stop taking the pills?

Maybe: You can take ranitidine 150mg every 12 hours. I assume you are taking it to help with heartburn? Vomiting can be a side effect, and if you are having that, I would back off of the twice daily dosing. Have you tried making changes in diet to help with heartburn? Don't forget to think of other reasons that you may be vomiting. If vomiting continues or you have a fever, be sure to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Why won't my daughter (5 years old) stop vomiting?

Why won't my daughter (5 years old) stop vomiting?

There are many: Reasons for vomiting. We would need more information to answer that question accurately. I'm not sure if you mean chronically or just today or past few days. We would be happy to give you a better answer if you provide some more information. ...Read more

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How does palliative sedation stop intractible vomiting that doesn't respond to antiemetics?

How does palliative sedation stop intractible vomiting that doesn't respond to antiemetics?

Need more info.: What do you mean by palliative sedation? Is the sedation for a surgical procedure? I have never heard if palliative sedation. ...Read more

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I think I have tonsillitis but I've been vomiting non stop today, is this a normal symptom of it? Because of my vomiting I can't keep any fluid down.

Vomiting/tonsillitis: Vomiting can occur with Streptococcal Gp A pharyngitis (strep throat), along with headache and fever, sore throat, rash, and enlarged tender lymph nodes of the neck. Please seek medical help for a strep screen/culture/antibiotic from your physician, urgent care center, or emergency center. You can be given medication to stop the vomiting and IV fluids if necessary. ...Read more

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I have abortion with pills 2 days ago and I am vomitting. Can you tell me any medicine to stop this?

I have abortion with pills 2 days ago and I am vomitting. Can you tell me any medicine to stop this?

Abortion: If you have ongoing vomiting please see a doctor as you don't want to get dehydrated. The can prescribe antiemetics. Also they will look if the abortion was complete and may organise a scan for you. ...Read more

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How can I stop being addicted to vomiting?

How can I stop being addicted to vomiting?

Great Question!: That you equate your vomiting to a form of addiction puts you in a league few others dare to go. Good for you! Comprehensive medical and psychiatric care which includes addiction behavioral expertise is indicated. There are substances/medicines which might help in the process but expert support is indicated, particularly given how savvy you are already! Eating disorder expertise essential? ...Read more

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How to stop vomiting in a 6 year old child?

How to stop vomiting in a 6 year old child?

Small frequent sips: In acute case of vomiting, small frequent sips of clear liquids such as pedialyte or gatorade can do a trick. If vomiting persists or vomiting is associated with abdominal pain, consult with your child's primary care physician. ...Read more