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How far does vomit have to go to be projectile?

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In brief: Several feet

Projectile vomiting is the forceful expulsion of vomit, usually several feet away.
Typical vomiting is several inches away. Projectile vomiting in a young infant can be a sign of pyloric stenosis and must be promptly evaluated.

In brief: Several feet

Projectile vomiting is the forceful expulsion of vomit, usually several feet away.
Typical vomiting is several inches away. Projectile vomiting in a young infant can be a sign of pyloric stenosis and must be promptly evaluated.
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Dr. Faisal Qureshi
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: No defined distance

Projectile vomiting is not a particular distance.
Rather it is the quality of vomiting, that is to say not dribbling or that associated with burping in the newborn.

In brief: No defined distance

Projectile vomiting is not a particular distance.
Rather it is the quality of vomiting, that is to say not dribbling or that associated with burping in the newborn.
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Depends

It can go inches to feet depending on hoow big the baby is and how full the stomach is.

In brief: Depends

It can go inches to feet depending on hoow big the baby is and how full the stomach is.
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