What are nausea and vomiting?
Friends, this vomiting is an uncontrolled reflex that expels the contents of the stomach through the mouth. And with this he also called it “being sick” or “throwing up” And that nausea is a term that describes the feeling that you may vomit, but are not actually vomiting.
Friends, both nausea and vomiting are very common symptoms and can be caused by many factors. They occur in both children as well as adults, although they are probably most common in pregnant women and people undergoing cancer treatment.
What causes nausea and vomiting?
Please note that nausea and vomiting can occur together or separately. And at the same time they can be caused by many physical and even psychological conditions.
Friends, let us tell you that the most common causes of nausea are intense pain – usually from injury or illness – and the first trimester of pregnancy There are many other relatively common causes as well, and those include:
- and that motion sickness
- and that emotional stress
- and food poisoning
- and exposure to chemical toxins
- Friends, if you have gallstones, then you are also likely to feel nausea.
Friends, you may find that some smells cause a feeling of nausea It is also a very common symptom during the first trimester of pregnancy, although it can also occur in people who are not pregnant. And with that, that pregnancy-induced nausea usually goes away by the second or third trimester.
Vomiting in children
Let us tell you that the most common causes of vomiting in children are viral infections and food poisoning. At the same time, however, vomiting can also occur for the following reasons:
- like that serious motion sickness
- and you have that high fever
And with this in very young babies, blocked intestines can also cause persistent vomiting. And it can also be accompanied by abnormal thickening of the intestines, blocked by hernias, gallstones or tumors And it is uncommon as well, but if the baby has unexplained vomiting and that is only then it should be investigated.
Vomiting in adults
Please note that most adults rarely vomit. When this happens, it is only a bacterial or viral infection or a type of food poisoning that usually causes vomiting. In addition to this, in some cases, vomiting can also be the result of other diseases, especially if they lead to a headache or a high fever.
Chronic stomach condition
Be aware that these chronic, or long-term, stomach conditions can often cause nausea and vomiting. And along with this these conditions can come with other symptoms like diarrhea, constipation and abdominal pain. These chronic conditions include celiac disease and food intolerances such as dairy protein and lactose intolerance.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common stomach condition that causes bloating, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, fatigue and cramps. This happens when parts of the intestine become overactive. Doctors usually diagnose IBS by identifying symptoms as well as ruling out other conditions in your stomach and bowel.
Friends, Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that usually affects your intestines, although it can occur anywhere in the digestive system. Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune condition and one in which the body attacks its own healthy gut tissue, as well as one that causes bloating, nausea, vomiting, and pain.
Those doctors usually diagnose Crohn’s disease using a colonoscopy, and with it a procedure that uses a tiny camera to explore the colon itself. Sometimes they also need a stool sample to help you diagnose the condition.
Friends, these lifestyle choices can increase your chances of experiencing nausea and vomiting.
Friends, if you consume this alcohol in excess quantity, it can cause damage to the lining of the intestine Alcohol can also react with stomach acid. And along with this, due to these two, there can be a problem of nausea and vomiting And friends, in some cases, it can also cause bleeding in the digestive system due to excessive consumption of alcohol.
Let us tell you that this eating disorder occurs when a person adjusts his eating habits and behaviors on the basis of unhealthy body image. This can cause nausea as well as vomiting.
So this is that bulimia is an eating disorder in which a person intentionally vomits any food that he has eaten in order to cleanse the stomach very much. People with anorexia may feel hungry as well as nausea because of the excess acid in your stomach.
Note that although rare, vomiting can sometimes be a symptom of a more serious condition, including:
- like that meningitis
- and move it
- and now brain tumor
- your headache
- If you are vomiting persistently, see your doctor.
Friends, if you have nausea or vomiting for more than a week, and only then seek medical help. Most cases of vomiting resolve within 6 to 24 hours after the first episode.
Under 6 years old
Seek these emergency care only for any child under the age of 6 who:
- And it’s both vomiting and diarrhea
- the projectile is vomiting
- and is also showing signs of dehydration, such as wrinkled skin, and irritability, a weak pulse, or reduced consciousness
- and she has been vomiting for more than two or three hours
- Have a fever above 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius)
- and also haven’t urinated in more than six hours
- over 6 years old
For children over the age of 6, seek emergency care if:
- and that vomiting has lasted for more than 24 hours
- and with it symptoms of dehydration
- and that the child hasn’t urinated in more than six hours
- the child appears confused and either lethargic
- and also the child has a fever over 102°F (39°C)
Be sure to get emergency medical care if you have any of the following symptoms:
- you have a severe headache
- and that’s a stiff neck
- let you down
- confused you
- you have blood in the vomit
- and that rapid pulse
- rapid breathing
- fever over 102°F (39°C)
- reduced response
- and that severe or persistent abdominal pain
Nausea and vomiting treatment
There are several methods you can use, including home remedies and medications, to relieve this nausea as well as the vomiting.
Tell that he self-medicates for nausea
And that you to cure nausea at home:
- Tell them to eat only light, simple food, as well as those like bread and crackers.
- Also, avoid any foods that have a strong taste, are very sweet, and are either greasy or fried.
- And drink that cold liquid.
- And with this he should avoid any activity after eating.
- Tell that to drink a cup of ginger tea.
- as well as self-treatment for vomiting
- Small, he should eat that food only more often.
- Tell him that he should drink large amounts of clear liquids only to stay hydrated, but that he should consume it in small sips at a time.
- Avoid solid foods of any kind until the vomiting stops.
Also, avoid using drugs that can upset your stomach, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or corticosteroids.
as well as use oral rehydration solutions to replace lost electrolytes.
and that medical care
Explain that before prescribing that medicine, you doctor will ask you questions about when did the nausea and vomiting begin as well as when is the worst. They may also ask you about your eating habits and whether anything makes the vomiting as well as the nausea better or worse.
Note that many prescription drugs can control nausea and vomiting, including those that you can use during pregnancy. As well as these include promethazine (Phenergan), diphenhydramine (Benadryl), trimethobenzamide (Tigan), and ondansetron (Zofran).
Possible complications of persistent vomiting
Be aware that most of these nausea and vomiting will go away on their own, unless it is your underlying chronic condition.
At the same time however, persistent vomiting can lead to dehydration and with it malnutrition. You may also notice that your hair, as well as nails, have become weak and brittle, and that constant vomiting can damage your moving tooth enamel.
How can nausea and vomiting be prevented?
Tell that you can avoid nausea by eating small meals throughout the day, eating slowly and doing it only after eating. Also, some people find that avoiding certain food groups and those spicy foods helps prevent nausea.
Tell that if you start feeling nauseous, and that is why eat plain crackers before getting up and try to consume high-protein food, such as cottage cheese, lean meat, or nuts before bedtime.
Be aware that if you are vomiting, try drinking small amounts of sugary liquids such as soda or fruit juice And drinking that ginger or eating ginger can cure your stomach. And also he should avoid acidic juices like orange juice They can make your stomach worse.
And those over-the-counter medications, such as meclizine (Bonine) as well as dimenhydrinate (Dramamine), can only greatly reduce the effects of motion sickness And this is to limit snacks during car rides and also if you suffer from motion sickness and that is to look straight from the front window.