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 3-year-old had a fever four days back, followed by foul-smelling vomit and diarrhea. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My 3-year-old had a fever four days back and since then has had foul-smelling vomit and diarrhea. Kindly help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Considering the duration of the fever I would suggest getting the child evaluated physically by a pediatrician with blood investigations like CBC (complete blood count), CRP (C-reactive protein), etc. Meanwhile, you can do the following: Consult your specialist doctor,...  Read Full »

Why is my 4-year-old son having a high platelet count and elevated CRP after a fever?

Query: Hi doctor,My 4-year-old son had fever with chills, vomiting, and loose motion ten days back. He was prescribed with antibiotics, he recovered after one week, but complained about stomach pain and got fever occasionally in the night. I saw the doctor and he recommended some test. In that, I found hig...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclinic.com I understand your concern. Your child can have viral gastroenteritis-like conditions. Sometimes viral infection can lead to bone marrow suppression and so lymphocytes count can be low. All other findings like neutrophils count, total count normal and typhoid are also ne...  Read Full »

My 3-year-old had Ovex last night and had frequent vomiting and abdominal pain. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My 3-year-old had Ovex last night, and since then his vomiting continued. We bought the medicine oven from our local pharmacy, and the pharmacist said that we should all take it. My husband and I feel alright, but my kid is vomiting and continues to complain about tummy pain.  Read Full »

Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iCliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. It is important to seek medical advice as soon as possible if your child is experiencing ongoing vomiting and tummy pain. While Ovex (Mebendazole) is an effective treatment for threadworms, it is possible tha...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from heartburn and vomiting issues. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am having heartburn because of vomiting. I could not brush my teeth. Vomit comes when I try to open my mouth fully. Please give me medicine for both heartburn and vomiting issues. I have been having this problem for six months. Please help.Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have reviewed your attached report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). I suggest a tablet of Pantoprazole 40 mg half an hour before breakfast, a tablet of Domperidone 10 mg a half hour before breakfast and dinner for...  Read Full »

While vomiting, I am getting some tissues along with the vomitus. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from vomiting, and when the vomit came out, with vomit some tissue also came out from my mouth. And now, I am feeling something held into my throat. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Erioli Braholli

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are suffering from vomiting for a long time, you should do some examinations and consult a gastroenterologist. A fibrogastroscopy (endoscopy of your upper gastrointestinal tract), is needed to determine the pathology. If you have had a history of intermittent st...  Read Full »

What causes Nausea, Vomiting, Loose Motion, Fever?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a vomit, loose motion, fever, and body ache. I want to know what kind of fever I have. What are the medicines I can use? And what are the health tips I can follow?  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will surely help you out. From the symptoms, you have described you most probably have food poisoning. So for vomiting and nausea you need Ondansetron or Domperidone. For fever, Paracetamol will suffice and for body ache, you should have Diclofenac with Ranitidine...  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. Dadapeer. K

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 »

I vomited after taking Microlite birth control pill and had sex after two days. Is there any chance of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am on Microlite birth control, and I took my pill at 8:30 PM. That night, at 12:30 AM. Four hours after taking my pill, I vomited four times. Is this a missed pill, or am I still protected from pregnancy? The vomiting stopped at 7 AM. I had sex two days later, I am on the last week o...  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understand your concern. I would like to assure you that this is not a case of a missed pill, as you vomited four hours after taking the medication. This is primarily due to a side effect of the hormone preparation, which will go away a...  Read Full »

I suffer from a hiatus hernia below my esophagus and an inflamed gallbladder. Is it the reason for my vomiting?

Query: Hello doctor, I cannot intake solid foods only liquids like chicken broth with no salt. I am throwing up food and acid. I have taken a tablet of Ranitidine and other prescribed antacid medication, which did not work. It became worse with medication. I have had an endoscopy, and ultrasound, which sho...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be having gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). I suggest you take a combination of Pantoprazole and Domperidone for reflux. Also, you should take a soft and bland diet. You should also put a pillow below your head when you sleep. Make a habit to walk afte...  Read Full »

My 4-year-old son is suffering from reactive airway disease. Is it safe to use Montair LC kid?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is four and a half years old, and he is suffering from reactive airway disease (enclosing the reports and prescription). Kindly suggest based on the above medication that till how long we can safely go ahead with Montair LC Kid. Is there any upper limit of giving this. I am very...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please note that the medications prescribed are to the best of my knowledge. Montelukast has been prescribed for patients for prolonged periods extending up to even two years without any problems. It uses has shown reduced requirements of admission and improving the ...  Read Full »

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