Vomiting

Vomiting is the uncontrolled expulsion of the contents of one's stomach through the mouth. It can be caused due to overeating or excess water consumption, and is normally a symptom of an underlying health condition. Excessive vomiting can make the body dehydrated.

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My husband has E.coli infection. Will it pass on to me?

Query: Hello doctor, Last Saturday my partner while temporarily at his mother's home got sick then following day evening he was diagnosed with gastrointestinal bacterial infection most likely from E. Coli bacteria by a home visit doctor service who gave him something for his symptoms. Next day no more vo...  Read Full »


Dr. Ohams Henry

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a classical food-related infection. It is gastroenteritis. If those symptoms of stooling and vomiting have subsided then he is free. You are safe with him. If there are no more symptoms he is no longer contagious. If you both keep good personal hygiene if there...  Read Full »

Why am I feeling frequent jerks in the body?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently met a neurologist as I was experiencing jerks (for atleast 5-6 times) during sleep and also during day time when I used to feel as if I have received a current shock. With family history of epilepsy, he wanted me to take EEG and an MRI. In the MRI, he noticed white patch li...  Read Full »


Dr. Devavrat Harihar Nene

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are getting frequent headaches and vomitings please consult a neurologist/neurosurgeon at the earliest. Watch for visual symptoms like blurring or double vision. We might be dealing with two different problems here like epilepsy and an incidental finding of DVA. ...  Read Full »

What causes persistent indigestion and vomiting?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having indigestion and vomiting since one month. It is not frequent, but twice or thrice in a week. When I am having my dinner after eating half of the meals I feel some air in my stomach and suddenly vomit everything. I am having this issue in the morning too. When I wake up, I fee...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.  Read Full »

Is it fine to take antiemetics for food poisoning?

Query: Hi doctor, I am aware that vomiting is the body's normal response to certain illnesses but here is the thing. I have emetophobia, which is a phobia of vomiting. This is not just "oh, yeah no one likes to throw up". This is a debilitating fear that effects a person's everyday life. Pretty much every...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all I would like to clarify that vomiting is not a useless response of the body. It is body's way of conveying that something wrong is there that needs to be corrected. For example in food poisoning the body vomits so that it throws away all the food that ...  Read Full »

Is death a complication of long term use of Levobren?

Query: Hi doctor, I am writing about my mother who died 22 days back at the age of 76. For nearly ten years, she suffered from bronchiectasis and was treated with Cortisone. Five years back, because of a general illness (insomnia, tremors and loss of appetite) we went to a few specialists such as dietician...  Read Full »


Dr. Sudheer Ambekar

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to hear about your mother. Sluggishness, vomiting and sopor (abnormally deep sleep) are the common side effects. Also, long-term use may lead to dystonia. From the given information, I will not be able to exactly pinpoint the cause of death. However, I believe the t...  Read Full »

Is Gelusil safe in pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 7 weeks pregnant now. Currently, doctor has suggested some tablets and her reports are attached for your reference. From yesterday, she feels gas and wants to take Gelusil. Is it safe to take Gelusil with these medicines? She also complains of vomiting sensation especially i...  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your prescription (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and your query. The symptoms your wife suffering with is common during the first trimester of pregnancy. All these symptoms are due to gastritis, which due to the sudden surge of pregnancy...  Read Full »

Can vomiting cause eye pain and bruising?

Query: Hello doctor, My friend started vomiting last night and I noticed that his eyelids were red and bruised. Is there something else besides the vomiting that could have caused the bruised eyelids?  Read Full »


Dr. Dada Peer K

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the history provided, it seems that your friend is having red and bruised eyes following vomiting. This is probably because of rupture of very small blood vessels in the eyelids during vomiting. This will not require any treatment and it will subside in one o...  Read Full »

What is the cause for frequent dizziness, headaches, and vomiting in an elderly person?

Query: Hello doctor, My grandmother is having dizziness, vomiting and headache. These problems occur constantly with a gap of five to six months.  Read Full »


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the symptoms that you mentioned it seems your grand mother has migraine which reccurs when she is either exposed to the allergen, which triggers her migraine, or it can also manifest as a seasonal change. How long has she has been having this problem? During her...  Read Full »

Please suggest homeopathic remedies for food poisoning.

Query: Dear Doctor, I am suffering from food poisoning and stomach pain. I have loose motion (diarrhea) too. Please help me with homeopathy medicines for this problem.  Read Full »


Dr. Shilpi Rajnish Gupta

Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please let me know from how many days or hours have you been having this trouble? Do you have any other symptoms like vomiting, sweating, dizziness, tearing in the eyes, excessive salivation, mental stress, and stomach cramps? Please provide me all the details so that I c...  Read Full »

Why is there blood and burning feel after forceful vomit?

Query: Hello doctor, Yesterday I ate some pizza and drank tea at around 9 pm at a party. I had a feel like there was something stuck at my upper stomach and had a little pain. I was ignoring it, but then I got worried it might be something bad. So I forced myself to vomit, and I kept vomiting for half an h...  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1) Your symptom is suggestive of a small linear esophageal tear due to forceful vomiting. 2) In this condition, linear tear develops on the inner wall of the lowermost part of the esophagus. This is responsible for a small amount of blood in vomit and pain in the ch...  Read Full »

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