Archive for the ‘Vomiting’ Category
Most cases of vomiting in children are caused by gastroenteritis, usually motivated by a virus that infects the digestive tract. (Gastroenteritis is sometimes called “stomach flu” and, in addition to vomiting, may also present with nausea and diarrhea). These infections usually do not last long and are more annoying than dangerous. However, if a child (especially an infant) can not take adequate fluids and, apart from vomiting, diarrhea, could become dehydrated .
Probably the main action must be to remain calm and reassure the child is normal, vomiting frighten a small child (and their parents), and can deplete a child of any age. Reassure your child and take appropriate measures to prevent dehydration are key factors for a speedy recovery. Read the rest of this entry »
Vomiting is a relatively common disorder that is violent expulsion from the mouth of food in the stomach. It goes generally to increased salivation and pale skin. Usually the term is used in vomiting indistinguishably to indicate three different conditions: nausea, retching and vomiting are real.
Nausea is a feeling difficult to describe, being perceptible only by the individual. Normally precedes vomiting, but not always those who will find it vomits.
The vomiting is due to respiratory muscle contraction is preceded or accompanied by vomiting. Read the rest of this entry »