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What causes dry heaves?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Vomiting

Dry heaves is simply vomiting without emptying of your stomach contents.
It can be due to ineffective relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter during vomiting or simply and empty stomach. This can be caused by any condition which causes nausea or vomiting.

In brief: Vomiting

Dry heaves is simply vomiting without emptying of your stomach contents.
It can be due to ineffective relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter during vomiting or simply and empty stomach. This can be caused by any condition which causes nausea or vomiting.
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