Get E-Book on COVID-19

Q. Why am I having vomiting with diarrhea?

Answered by
Dr. Aleph
and medically reviewed by Dr. Divya Banu M
This is a premium question & answer published on Jul 06, 2020 and last reviewed on: Jul 29, 2020

Hello doctor,

I have been vomiting and pooping (liquid form) since last night, and been feeling really heavy/unwell today. I do not have a fever though. I already took Lomotil this morning and drank water and tea only since last night. Can you please let me know if this is diarrhea and advise me on what medicines to take and food/drink to intake and avoid? Thank you very much and hope you are having a good day.

Dr. Aleph

Family Physician General Practitioner
#

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

What was your last food intake prior to the onset of diarrhea? What color and smell? How many times have you defecated and estimated amount each episode? Any other people experiencing the same thing? Take one more dose of Lomotil if still with diarrhea of more than 2 episodes. Drink lots of water, preferably ORS. Avoid solid foods for now. Eat foods high in fiber and soft in consistency. Avoid other colored drinks, water and ORS for now.

Please drink ORS, 5 sachets in 1 liter of water to be consumed in 24 hours. For every bowel movement, you should take the same amount. Any other co-morbidities? Any history of amebiasis or typhoid?


Treatment plan:

ORS solution, 5 sachets in 1 liter of water, volume per volume intake.
Loperamide (Lomotil) 2 mg, take 1 more tablet if with bowel movement of more than 2 times a day. Do not take if less than 2 times a time, may cause constipation.


Was this answer helpful?

 | 

Related Questions:
Does vomiting sensation after unprotected intercourse mean pregnancy?
Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea (AAD)
Does vomiting cause bruising of eyelids?
 

This is a sponsored Ad. icliniq or icliniq doctors do not endorse the content in the Ad.

Consult by PhoneConsult by Phone Video ChatVideo Chat
Also Read Answers From:

Comprehensive Medical Second Opinion.Submit your Case

Related Questions & Answers


I get bad diarrhea attacks, especially in summer. Would you give me a solution?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old female. I have been having problems with my digestion and intestines since two years. I get real bad diarrhea attacks and it usually happens in the summer, especially when there is a breeze or wind. So, I always have to cover up my belly and wear lots of clothes in th...  Read Full »

I have abdominal pain with watery stool. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have the following symptoms. Abdominal pain, starting from yesterday night. Had instant noodle and two eggs for the meal last night. At first, it was severe pain and strange sound in the intestine and could not poop. And then I had diarrhea and poop water. Hardly slept last night du...  Read Full »

Vomiting and Diarrhea

Article Overview: Vomiting and diarrhea are the most common symptoms of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis), but there are many other causes. It is not always serious and gets better in a couple of days.  Read Article


Dr. Sneha Kannan
Medical Gastroenterologist

Vomiting and diarrhea are the most common symptoms of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis), but there are many other causes. It is not always serious and gets better in a couple of days. Rest and drinking fluids to prevent dehydration are the only treatment that is needed, but it is not always true. ...  Read Article

Also Read


Crohn's Disease
Crohn's disease causes inflammation of the digestive tract, which results in symptoms like severe diarrhea, stomach pain...  Read more»
I was diagnosed with Celiac disease a year back. Can you suggest any medicine?
Having celiac fromnlast 10 year dignosis recently ayear ago since then i am gluten free still cant absorb food feeling w...  Read more»
My head is shivering from 20 days, and it feels like head trauma. What is the cause?
Hello sir, My head is shivering like anything , feeling like trauma is head. And its start anytime in a day and when s...  Read more»

Ask your health query to a doctor online?

Ask a General Practitioner Now

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours.

Disclaimer: All health Q&As published on this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek the advice from your physician or other qualified health-care providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website.