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Doctor insights on: Vomiting And Appendicitis

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more


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What exactly does it mean when you throw up and blood is coming up with it?

What exactly does it mean when you throw up and blood is coming up with it?

See details: Vomiting blood requires immediate evaluation. It can be done to several causes including an ulcer. Seek medical care asap. ...Read more

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I wake up screaming trying to not go into the light or to resist a fade to black sensation. It is not a dream. What is happening?

I wake up screaming trying to not go into the light or to resist a fade to black sensation. It is not a dream. What is happening?

Hynopompic sensation: Hypnopompic sensations include can include vivid and frightening emotional , visual , or tactile sensations and experiences that occur as the body transitions from sleep to awakefulness. There are many factors that can contribute to these experiences. experiences, and physical sensations that occur as your body is coming out of sleep. See the link in comments section for additional information. ...Read more

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What does it means when you coughing so hard that you starts shaking and black out?

What does it means when you coughing so hard that you starts shaking and black out?

It means: It means that you need to see a health care professional to find out why you are coughing and to treat you with medications to suppress the cough and treat the cause. ...Read more

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Is this serious enough to go to the hospital rite away? Every morning when i wake up I have foamy throw up some days its worse than others for example this morning i had the foamy throw up with brown chunks in it, it is not always this bad normally it whi

Is this serious enough to go to the hospital rite away? Every morning when i wake up I have foamy throw up some days its worse than others for example this morning i had the foamy throw up with brown chunks in it, it is not always this bad normally it whi

This : This definitely needs to be investigated as soon as possible. If you are able to eat normally and feel well otherwise, you probably don't need to go to the emergency room. You should contact your primary care physician and schedule an appointment within the next week or so. A few simple tests should be able to pinpoint the cause of the problem. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get this super hungry feeling in the stomach it hurts before and after you eat? Is it from gastritis? Or gallstones?

What does it mean when you get this super hungry feeling in the stomach it hurts before and after you eat? Is it from gastritis? Or gallstones?

Hard to know: It's difficult to know the short outline form like this. Depends on where the pain is in your abdomen, does it radiate anywhere, how long after eating does it get worse, duration, quality, etc. It also depends on the physical exam as well as a complete history. See your primary doctor for more complete a valuation, and ask if a referral to a G.I. specialist is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What color is acid when you vomit? What is clear vomit supposed to be?

What color is acid when you vomit? What is clear vomit supposed to be?

See below: Acid is colorless like water. Vomiting is not normal and there is no color it is supposed to be. It is usually yellowish and may be greenish if there is bile reflux. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Almost constantly, I have a "cough attack" from liquid going down the wrong pipe. What can cause it to happen so frequently, how do I make it stop?

Almost constantly, I have a "cough attack" from liquid going down the wrong pipe. What can cause it to happen so frequently, how do I make it stop?

Uncoordinated swallo: "dysphagia" is difficulty swallowing, can be due to muscular, neurological issues. See md, may need a swallowing study, e.g. Video esophagram, to watch the mechanism, with liquids, thin and thick , as well as solids. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you throw up a lot ?

What does it mean when you throw up a lot ?

Please don't!: A few complications with repeated vomiting: 1) aspiration of vomit with resulting chemical pneumonia; 2) dehydration and electrolyte disturbances; 3) Mallory-Weiss tears of your esophagus; 4) loss of enamel and increased tooth cavities. Evaluation is appropriate to identify and treat the many possible causes of your vomiting, but please don't self-induce it. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you wake up with a splitting headache?that happens to me about once a wk or so.its not sinuses, im on antibiotics,so what is it

What does it mean when you wake up with a splitting headache?that happens to me about once a wk or so.its not sinuses, im on antibiotics,so what is it

Sleep apnea: Sleep apnea can cause morning headache. Do you snore? Are you tired? Are you overweight? A "splitting headache" could be migraine. Are you sensitive to light and noise with these? Being on antibiotics does not rule out sinus infection, but I would expect sinusitis to cause pressure that is not relieved until treated, not just in the morning. Evaluation by a neurologist or an ENT may help. ...Read more

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I just woke up to a clear liquid pouring out of my nose. It wouldn't stop. It smells like vomit. What could this be? What would cause this?

I just woke up to a clear liquid pouring out of my nose. It wouldn't stop. It smells like vomit. What could this be?  What would cause this?

Well : They most likely things are sour Brash from acid reflux of stomach fluids and juices into your nose. Recommend HealthTap as it or primary care doctor visit for specific diagnosis treatment and advise ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a nasty smell from the vagina ?

What does it mean when you get a nasty smell from the vagina ?

Varies: Many reasons why there may be odor in the vaginal area. Many infections, esp. Bacterial vaginosis causes a fishy odor. This is usually not an std, but requires antibiotics. Excessive douching my put someone at risk. ...Read more

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Every morning I cough up or gag (because the taste is so bad I'm almost vomiting) up mucus; what is it and how can I get it to stop?

Every morning I cough up or gag (because the taste is so bad I'm almost vomiting) up mucus; what is it and how can I get it to stop?

Get checked: If this has been an ongoing problem for more than a couple of weeks, then you likely either have chronic rhinitis or bronchitis. An evaluation can help to pinpoint the problem (anything from allergies, chronic irritation, lung problems, structural sinus problems, etc). Getting it to stop will depend upon the primary problem. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does throwing up get rid of the stomach flu faster? And if your body feels like it is going to throw up but doesn't how do you trigger the process.

Does throwing up get rid of the stomach flu faster? And if your body feels like it is going to throw up but doesn't how do you trigger the process.

No: Vomiting does not resolve a viral illness any faster however, it may make you feel better and resolve the associated nausea. I do not recommend inducing vomiting but in this case, a full glass of warm water will likely speed up the process. ...Read more