Common "Vomiting" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


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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What could be the reason for headache, vertigo and partial hearing loss in right ear?

Query: Hello doctor, My brother-in-law has been experiencing severe headache, and nausea along with occasional vomiting for the last few days. He visited an MD first and subsequently an ENT specialist who advised that a nerve in his right ear has dried up and there is a partial hearing loss which is causi...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepak Verma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I need to ask you some more questions in detail so that we can reach some final diagnosis. Is your brother-in-law having fluctuating type of hearing loss that means sometimes hearing is normal and during attack hearing goes down? Is there any history of vertigo and ...  Read Full »

My daughter has occult sepsis. What is the treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, My 4-year-old daughter who weighs 13.5 kg is having fever ranging from 100 to 102 degrees Fahrenheit since three to four days. Syrup Calpol 250 works only for one to two hours max, after which fever spikes. We gave Meftal syrup too, which works maximum for three hours. We did a CCB and...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per the report, the WBC (white blood cell) count is quite high. It is advisable to do a blood culture also to find out what organism has affected her. Also, I would want to add one more antibiotic to Ceftriaxone as it does not seem to be responding well. If the con...  Read Full »

I had a little vomiting after taking I-pill. Should I take another dose?

Query: Hello doctor, I took an I-pill immediately after unprotected sex. After five hours I had a reflux sort of vomiting, very little but now I do not know if I should take another pill or not?  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Usually, it is not necessary to take an additional pill if one vomited after three hours. If just vomited a little then it is not necessary to take an additional pill. Then also confirm whether you had 0.75 mg or 1.5 mg tablet. If it was 1.5 mg then it is not necessa...  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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

I am diagnosed with migraine. Kindly provide me second opinion.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 15-year-old male with a height of 148 cm and weight 44 kg. I am diagnosed with migraine, and I want a second opinion.   Read Full »

Dr. Amit Jauhari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Migraine is a diagnosis based on symptoms given by the patients. The symptoms are a severe headache, dizziness, vomiting some patients also get migraine by a loud sound, acidity, and excessive heat or cold. If you are having other symptoms like pain in the neck or ba...  Read Full »

My daughter vomits without fever. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter, who is turning eight next week, has had a few bouts of vomiting in the recent weeks. A few weeks ago, it was accompanied by fever, and it was over within 48 hours. Now, before two days she threw up again without fever. We put her on a bland diet for 24 hours and yesterday she...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concerns. Vomiting in a seven year old child can be due to a stomach infection, acute gastroenteritis, and acidity. In my opinion, I suggest her antiemetic syrup like syrup Emeset 1 teaspoon (Ondansetron) in an empty stomach three times a day f...  Read Full »

My baby vomits after or while feeding milk or solid food. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, My baby vomited for ten days after birth. Now he is 11 months old. He does not take any solid food, not even paste-like solid food. And he still vomits sometimes after or during feeding milk. Any solid food also makes him vomit. What to do?  Read Full »

Dr. Sudhakar Palanisamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First of all, your baby weight is relatively fine for 11 months. So I feel there is not a severe problem. There are three reasons for your complaints. 1. Overfeeding - usually starts of a baby on bottle feed before six months. And this can continue even after six month...  Read Full »

I have difficulty in breathing with burps and vomiting. Kindly advise.

Query: Hello doctor,I am facing a problem for one week and I am unable to breathe properly and I am getting lots of burps. I am vomiting white floaty water on each burp.  Read Full »

Dr. Abeer

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Most probably you have upper gastroenteritis. Do you have a fever? Avoid eating spicy and fatty food. Take saline one liter per day for five days. Take Domperidone one tablet three times daily for vomiting. Eat a banana, white rice boiled, and yogurt for five days.  Read Full »

I have a condition where I cannot stop throwing up. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor,My condition remains stable. But I have a feeling of nausea. Recently, I came back from work and went to bed as usual. When I waked up, I started feeling dizzy, and finally, nausea occurred. It has been three days and I still have nausea. What can I do? My blood pressure is fine and it is ...  Read Full »

Dr. Kanitkar Nishant Rajeev

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. You are in premenstrual period currently. So these symptoms occur normally. I suggest you take tablet Omeprazole every morning before breakfast for 30 days. Take tablet Ondem or Emeset 4 mg (Ondansetron) while having nausea. Your BMI (body mas...  Read Full »

I get recurrent stomach pain and it eases only with vomiting or farts. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from severe stomach pain once in two months. This pain is usually continuous for four to five hours, and either after vomiting or after a fart pain, it will end. Is this any serious problem?  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Well, the seriousness of it totally depends upon the how severe the pain is and the underlying reason for the pain. Given the span of four to five hours and continuous pain occurring only in episodes, suggests pain secondary to gall bladder and pancreas related. The o...  Read Full »

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