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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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 »

Is red vomit after having red vine something serious?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 26 years old female. The day before yesterday night I drank alcohol for the first time. I had whiskey and my last drink was one glass of red wine. After coming back around half an hour later I felt sick and I puked. Now my worry is my vomit was red colored like there were not red s...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The red vomit is likely due to red wine only. Alcohol causes gastritis and vomiting, and you likely vomited red wine out. I guess you did not have abdominal pain. The bloody vomitus is brown in color rather than red. Was the color of vomitus matching with wine, if ye...  Read Full »

Which medicine is recommended to stop vomit in a 7 year old child?

Query: Hello doctor, My 7 years old boy has asthma for about a few years. From yesterday night, he is suffering from cough and vomiting. He is having continuous vomiting of whatever he eats or drinks. The medication used until now is Budecort 200 and Ascoril. Please suggest some medicines for immediate re...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The child will need nebulization with 2ml Duolin (Levosalbutamol sulphate and Ipratropium bromide) plus 2 ml normal saline. Considering that the child has not been able to keep anything in the tummy and having repeated episodes of vomiting, I would suggest an Iv (int...  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. Eriol Braholli

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, General Surgeon, Internal Medicine Physician

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 ...  Read Full »

What to do if you vomit after taking a birth control pill?

Query: Hello doctor,I am on regular birth control pills and was taking these as usual. I took the seven inactive pills and began taking the active pills. I took it for three nights as per schedule but forgot to take it on the fourth. And I had sex on the same night, with a condom, but there may have been ...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? You are absolutely safe and there is no chance of pregnancy. Let me explain. Birth control pills act by creating a continuous constant hormonal level. They prevent the normal hormonal fluctuations. So, ovulation will not occur. Only if you miss tw...  Read Full »

I vomited a two-inch tubular gummy object that had black dots when dissected. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor,I vomited a two-inch tubular gummy object that had black dots when dissected. I recently tested negative for parasites in my stool sample. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In the picture, it looks to be a part of the undigested food particle. However, making a conclusion based on the picture is difficult (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Please keep a close watch on such occurrences and any symptoms involving the airway...  Read Full »

I vomited three worms. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 36-year-old male. I vomited yesterday, feel fine now. But I puked up three worms. About 1.5 to 2 inches wide. How do I kill them?  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. You seem to be having severe worm infestation. In such case scenarios, I recommend my patients to take tablet Albendazole 400 mg twice a day for three days. However, I first recommend a stool examination for ova and cyst.  Read Full »

I am having acid reflux and digestion problem, with depression. How to cure myself?

Query: Hello doctor,I am having problems with acid reflux, digestion, occasionally mild pain in the throat, feeling like vomiting, and depression. What could it be?  Read Full »


Dr. Talal Hussain

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I see your problems at two different disorders. First is related to stomach and second is similar to depression. Both of the issues are interconnected. Firstly you have the problem of acid reflux, digestion issues, feeling like vomiting (nausea) and this is causing t...  Read Full »

Why does my left arm hurt after eating?

Query: Hello doctor, I have some pain in the left arm if I have any food from outside like hotel or bakery, sweets or marriage food. It results in vomiting, abdominal pain and my left eye gets blurred. I had taken some antacids previously. Eight years back, I had got endoscopy done, but did not find any...  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pardhi

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your case and can well understand your genuine health concerns. Consumption of any food stuff is not related to left arm pain or discomfort. Contaminated food can cause food poisoning and acidity which can result in vomiting, abdominal pain, but it...  Read Full »

I slammed the top of my head against concrete wall and had no injuries or symptoms. Am I fine?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently slammed the top of my head against a concrete wall while trying to jump a gap at a gymnastics gym. I did not lose consciousness and immediately iced it. It has been two days since then, and I have not experienced any symptoms of a concussion or any other head injury. Only t...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1. If there have been no symptoms, then it is probably a mild injury without any internal brain injury. 2. In head injury, an observation period of 24 hours is essential, and if there is no progress of symptoms, then there is almost no probability of any serious pro...  Read Full »

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