8,099 Possible Causes for Vomiting

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Intravenous ondansetron and metoclopramide reduced the number of episodes of vomiting and hospital admission, and dimenhydrinate as a suppository reduced the duration of vomiting[cochrane.org] vomiting caused by gastroenteritis: diagnosis, assessment and management in children younger than 5 years.[nice.org.uk] ACUTE GASTROENTERITIS Acute Gastroenteritis is diarrhea or vomiting, or both, of more than several episodes or days duration.[medicardphils.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Less common symptoms include reduced ability to smell, headache, shortness of breath, sinus pain, itchy and watery eyes, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bad breath, and body aches[walgreens.com] Unnecessary antibiotics may lead to antibiotic resistant bacteria (often needing treatment in the hospital), allergic reactions, and/or side effects (e.g. nausea, vomiting[campushealth.unc.edu] You are vomiting for more than 24 hours and cannot keep fluids down. You have a bad earache. You have questions or concerns about your condition or care.[drugs.com]

  • Insect Bite

    If the person is vomiting, position him or her to prevent choking. Begin CPR if the person shows no signs of circulation, such as breathing, coughing or movement.[mayoclinic.org] Call a doctor if: You have a fever, severe headache, muscle and joint pain, nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain or a red, blotchy rash that starts on your ankles and wrists[sharecare.com] Symptoms of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Initial symptoms may include fever, nausea, vomiting, severe headache, severe neck pain, muscle pain, and lack of appetite.[nextcare.com]

  • Otitis Media

    Antibiotics caused unwanted effects such as diarrhoea, vomiting and rash and may also increase resistance to antibiotics in the community.[cochrane.org] May present with otalgia, irritability, decreased hearing, anorexia, vomiting, or fever, usually in the presence of an ongoing viral respiratory infection.[bestpractice.bmj.com] Intracranial complications Meningitis – Sepsis, headache, vomiting, neck rigidity, photophobia and positive Kernig’s sign (pain on meningeal stretch eg chin to chest or straight[entsho.com]

  • Pneumonia

    Vomiting – not just vomiting from a big coughing fit, but vomiting even in between coughing fits. Blue color around the lips and face – from lack of oxygen.[askdrsears.com] Weakness, vomiting, or diarrhea can also be a symptom.[babycenter.com] Aspiration pneumonia Aspiration pneumonia occurs when you inhale food, drink, vomit or saliva into your lungs.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Appendicitis

    After an appendectomy, call your doctor if you have: Uncontrolled vomiting Increased pain in your abdomen Dizziness /feelings of faintness Blood in your vomit or urine Increased[webmd.com] Young patients often experience diarrhea and vomiting, while elderly patients typically experience less pain.[health.howstuffworks.com] It is caused by a virus, and usually results in abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and loose bowel movement.[wikihow.com]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    A patient who is vomiting may require injections of hydrocortisone, since oral hydrocortisone supplements cannot be adequately metabolized.[healthcentral.com] Symptoms include dizziness, nausea and vomiting, and extreme fatigue, which usually follows a stress on the body such as dehydration, infection, or another illness or injury[uclahealth.org] Adrenal crisis usually starts with vomiting and may quickly progress to a severe illness associated with abnormally low blood pressure, low blood sugar, a salt/water imbalance[chop.edu]

  • Vomiting of Pregnancy

    It is important to determine the etiology of the patient's vomiting, taking into account the frequency, severity, and onset (e.g. presentations of vomiting later along in [sharinginhealth.ca] Severe nausea and vomiting in pregnancy Some women experience severe nausea and vomiting (occurring more than 2-3 per day) which can lead to dehydration.[fraserhealth.ca] How are nausea and vomiting in pregnancy treated? The treatment of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy depends on how severe the symptoms are.[aboutkidshealth.ca]

  • Meningitis

    […] these signs in you or your family: Stiff neck that sometimes makes it hard to touch your chin to your chest Headache, which can be severe High fever Confusion Nausea or vomiting[webmd.com] They may include: altered mental status nausea vomiting a sensitivity to light irritability a headache a fever a stiff neck Seek immediate medical attention if you experience[healthline.com] […] known collectively as the meninges . [2] The most common symptoms are fever , headache , and neck stiffness . [1] Other symptoms include confusion or altered consciousness , vomiting[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Jamaican Vomiting Sickness

    Jamaican vomiting sickness is an acute illness caused by the toxins hypoglycin A and hypoglycin B , which are present in fruit of the ackee tree.[en.wikipedia.org] A metabolites Clinical Violent vomiting, prostration, drowsiness, convulsions, hypoglycemia Mortality High, often 24 hrs after ingestion[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Symptoms - Jamaican vomiting sickness * Vomiting * Convulsions * Death Causes - Jamaican vomiting sickness Jamaican vomiting sickness is an acute illness caused by the toxin[checkorphan.org]

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