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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How to cure vomiting for the past three days in my 5-year-old child?

Query: Hi doctor, My 5-year-old child, measuring around 3 feet tall and weighing about 30 pounds, keeps throwing up. This has been going on for three days now. What could be the possible diagnosis?  Read Full »


Dr. Prakash Nagar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the information provided, your child is underweight and short of stature for the age, which requires proper workup. There is an extensive list of causes when vomiting is concerned, so it will not be good on my part to jump on any diagnosis without a de...  Read Full »

Can I be pregnant while on birth control pills?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been on birth control for quite a while now. From yesterday, I started spotting and had the worst cramps I have ever had. Today, I continued with the spotting and cramps, and I started throwing up everything I ate. Is it possible that I could be pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Sabita Laskar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I presume the birth control that you mentioned is about oral contraceptives pills. Sometimes, it is not uncommon to have spotting while you are on pills, especially if you miss a few of your pills and start taking the rest again. At times, it is possible to have some ...  Read Full »

Can gallbladder surgery be done on my pregnant wife?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 13 weeks pregnant. Though she takes Doxinate tablet once a day, she still has vomiting. Also, she often gets a stomach pain which eases in five minutes. We have discussed with the gynecologist about these issues and he had suggested a full abdominal ultrasound. In the ultra...  Read Full »


Dr. Vidya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is good that you have consulted a surgeon and arrived at a diagnosis. It is nothing to panic about. If the sludge is left behind, it can cause an obstruction and not allow the baby to ...  Read Full »

My son vomits for four to five minutes after he has milk every morning. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My son is three and a half years old. From the past 12 days, he vomits four or five minutes after drinking milk. This happens only in the mornings. He is fine if he drinks it at night. Please suggest a cure.  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest the following medicines: Syrup Oflomac-M (a combination of Ofloxacin and Metronidazole), 4 ml three times a day for three days to be taken half an hour after meals. Syrup Ondem (Ondansetron) 4 ml three times a day for three days to be taken half an hour befo...  Read Full »

Why does my 10-year-old daughter throw up every time she eats or drinks something?

Query: Hello doctor, My 10 year old daughter has been throwing up immediately after eating or drinking anything. This has been going on since the last five days. She has no fever, headache or diarrhea. All the LT, CBP and urine tests are normal. Presently she is on injection Rantac and tablet Pan. She ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Preeti Puranik

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The vomiting could be due to gastritis or food poisoning. As there is no fever or diarrhea, infection is unlikely and food poisoning generally subsides in two to thr...  Read Full »

What is the chance of getting pregnant while taking combined OCP?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a question about the likelihood of getting pregnant while taking combined birth control pills. I started taking the pills three weeks ago, using the first-day method. So, I took my first pill on the first day of my period because I heard it works right away. I had unprotected sex a ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shubhadeep Bhattacharjee

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have started the pills from day one of the periods, then you are protected from the very first day. So, if you had intercourse after six days, you need not worry. Also, combined birth control pills give you a month long protection irrespective of the number o...  Read Full »

What causes severe stomach pain with vomiting in a 6-year-old?

Query: Hello doctor, My 6 year old boy is suffering from stomach ache. He vomited 2 to 3 times already. He had mangoes yesterday, and today he is having yellow vomiting. I gave him Ondansetron syrup and Cyclopam. The vomiting has stopped now, but he still has the stomach pain. The stomach pain is so seve...  Read Full »


Dr. M.l. Kothari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your child is suffering from gastroenteritis. I suggest you try giving him the following: Continue Ondansetron syrup, one teaspoonful thrice a day. Cyclopam (Paracetamol and Dicyclomine) syrup, one teaspoonful thrice a day. Syrup Zenflox OZ (Ofloxacin and Ornidazole), ...  Read Full »

I tested positive for COVID 15 days back, and I am unable to hold down food for five days. Kindly help me.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35-year-old female with Hashimoto’s thyroid, GERD with esophageal, vitamin D deficiency, PTSD, depression, and anxiety. It has been 15 days since I have been tested positive for COVID. I am barely able to hold down food or liquid. I have to fight the urge to vomit to keep fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Radha P H

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Many feel these symptoms post COVID. Do not worry. You can take Pantoprazole 40 mg twice a day one hour before food instead of Nexium (Esomeprazole Sodium) for ten days. Also, I suggest you take Ondansetron tablets 4 mg three times a day one hour before food. It wil...  Read Full »

What happens if my 2-year-old daughter overdoses with fever medicines?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 2 and a half years old, and due to a low-grade fever, she was prescribed 5 ml of Opox 50. But accidentally, my wife gave her 5 ml of Opox 100 last night. My daughter started vomiting at 2.30 AM. She complained of a little headache too. Is this a serious issue? Please ...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This seems to be an episode of an overdose of Cefpodoxime. One of the adverse effects of Cefpodoxime is vomiting, and in her case, since the medicine was given in a higher quantity, it may have lead to vomiting. But, do not worry. Whenever something like this happens,...  Read Full »

I have stomach pain, cramping, vomiting, indigestion, and I cannot defecate freely. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have stomach pain, cramping, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, vomiting undigested food. I checked my stool and found some worm-like objects. But I guess it could be undigested food, fiber, or mucosa. I consulted a doctor, and he said that it could be a stomach worm. And ...  Read Full »


Dr. Mian Shah Yousaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed your history and the picture provided (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). It seems that your intestinal movements are abnormal. I suggest you start the following treatment; 1) Ispaghula Husk (Psyllium) one sachet in on...  Read Full »

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