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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Kindly help my 80-year-old grandmother, who is suffering from severe diarrhea for a week.

Query: My 80 yr old grandmother is suffering from severe diarrhea since past one week. already taken course of CIPROXIN 250 mg along with FLAGYLL n ENFLOR SACHET. Motions seems to little settled now but started vomiting twice daily since last night...really worried since health condition is not good as ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. I welcome you to icliniq. I feel sorry to heat about her. I can understand you must be very concern about her current condition. Well you see the ongoing motion can cause dehydration and salt loss via diarrhea. This can cause kindney problem and can lead to vomiting. Part of the kidney fun...  Read Full »

My stomach pain is severe and it moves to the back. What could cause this type of pain?

Query: Hello doctor, My sister is having severe stomach ache and yellow vomiting and the pain goes around her abdomen to the back. She is suffering from this pain for the past one week. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can imagine you must be very upset about your sister. And I really feel sorry that she is in pain for a week's time. Well, the pain you mention that is severe and radiating to back is suggestive of pancreatitis. However, the possibility of peptic ulcers cannot be ...  Read Full »

I am vomiting and have diarrhea after eating out. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from severe vomiting and diarrhea. I vomited 5 times in the last 6 hours and visited the toilet for about 30 to 35 times. Yesterday, I had outside food such as burger, pizza, chips, bread, etc. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. J Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query with diligence and would like you to know that I am here to help you. Vomiting five times within 6 hours and going to the toilet for about 35 times denote that the condition is severe enough to warrant hospital admissions. Please do not wast...  Read Full »

What are the consequences of drinking phenyl accidentally?

Query: I have accidentally drank some amount of green phynel yesterday night. I have vomited many times. It is 24 hrs over. I did not see any doctor. If i do not go to doctor, shall I face any problem in future? All I will be ok? I am really worried and didnot tell anybody about this.  Read Full »

Dr. Prathish Kumar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, I see that your worried about phenyl consumption.. If it is small quantity and accidental, you need not worry.. But do not induce vomiting on your own, as it is not good.. Phenyl is corrosive, if you repeatedly induce vomiting, it will cause damage your food pipe.. You need to visit a doctor ...  Read Full »

Why do I have bloody diarrhea and vomiting?

Query: Hi doctor, From yesterday, I am suffering from loose motions and vomiting. I do not feel fever, but, whatever I eat, I feel it is in my throat. I feel vomiting sensation. I feel very weak, drowsy and not able to do my normal work. Also, felt left side shoulder and chest discomfort. My age is 31 and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. You currently seem to be having acute gastroenteritis (AGE). Most of the times the diarrhea are viral in origin and it improves within three to five days without any antibiotic therapy. But, since you have got blood in stools, we would consider it...  Read Full »

How long will it take for Tagrisso to cause resistance?

Query: Hello doctor, My brother os recently on Tagrisso. His recent scan is attached which shows improvement. He is vomiting while eating grains. What is the reason for vomiting and what can be done for this? Please tell me about this response to Tagrisso. If it is good? How much time does Tagrisso take ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vikas Talreja

Medical Oncologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. In reply to your question for Osimertinib (Tagrisso), Osimertinib demonstrated improvement in PFS (18.9 versus 10.2 months, HR 0.46, 95% CI 0.37-0.57) and duration of response (17.2 versus 8.5 months) relative to other TKI. The PFS (progression-free survival) benefit w...  Read Full »

Is there a way to prevent vomiting due to general anesthesia?

Query: Hello, I am a 50 year old female who would like to have a breast reduction. However, I am high risk for vomiting from the anesthesia. I have a phobia of vomiting. I am a non smoker. I've had general anesthesia once before and I vomited several times. I am so scared that I have rescefuled the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Yatish Anant Jadhav


Answer: Hi, General anaesthesia has known post aesthesia effects of nausea ,retching, vomiting etc. Also these may be due to direct effect of surgery and pain. You seem to be very sensitive and anxious to it. But usually it is seen that with each subsequent episode of administration of general anaesthesia ...  Read Full »

How are headaches, vomiting, and dizziness treated?

Query: Hello I'm 18 year old and I want to help my girlfriend who is also 18 years old. He suffers from headache, vomiting, dizziness and sometimes forgetfulness. In 2018 he checked for his head and also had CT-SCAN and the result was that he was negative for brain tumor but in recent days he experienced s...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahendra Thakre

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq. I hope you are doing well. I understand your concern. I need to know more about the symptoms. I need to know, how frequently she gets a headache, how long she gets a headache, whether it is continuous or intermittent. Any precipitating factors are present such too much noi...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for headache and vomiting post appendectomy surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, My MIL is 60 years old. She just had an appendectomy and is having some complications, including a severe headache and vomiting. The first day she ate some food and was fine. Today, she tried to drink some milk and vomited repeatedly several times. We live in a developing country and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwin Kumar C

General Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It would have been nice if you mentioned how many days over after the surgery. There are many causes for your symptoms but this would depend on the indication for which surgery was done and intraoperative findings. Some common causes and management I will explain. Post...  Read Full »

Is there any home remedy to control vomiting during early stages of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 9 weeks pregnant. I used to vomit once or twice a day until now. But today, I have been vomiting after eating or drinking anything. Do you suspect it to be a food poisoning or it is normal? Also, can you please suggest some home remedies?  Read Full »

Dr. Tinu Philip

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Did you take any outside food or any food that you are not comfortable with recently? Do you have loose stools? If your answer to both the questions are 'no' it is most likely to be vomiting in pregnancy. Home remedies would be to have a small, two hourly food. Take en...  Read Full »

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