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Why does a person vomit when the head injury is serious?
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Dr. Henry Ng
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
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In brief: Increased pressure
After a severe head injury people can experience brain swelling or bleeding.
In older children and adults the skull has a fixed volume because of closed sutures. Any swelling can irritate the chemo tactic zone of the brain causing nausea and vomiting.

In brief: Increased pressure
After a severe head injury people can experience brain swelling or bleeding.
In older children and adults the skull has a fixed volume because of closed sutures. Any swelling can irritate the chemo tactic zone of the brain causing nausea and vomiting.
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