Vomiting Symptoms and Causes

 What is vomiting?

 Vomiting which is also called Vomiting is not a disease but a process that happens due for specific reasons.  In medical language, it is called “emesis”.  Vomiting occurs when the food material in the stomach or half-digested food comes out through the mouth due to some pressure.

 Causes of vomiting : 

 Often there is a burning sensation in the stomach.  It can also be caused by a common virus or any other infection.  This causes pain along with a cramp in the stomach.  It causes vomiting.

 Vomiting is caused by infection with norovirus and rotavirus, or by infection with viruses of the Helicobacter group (such as H. pylori).

 Gastroenteritis or stomach flu can also cause vomiting and diarrhea.

 Vomiting can also be caused by fever and chills.

 Food poisoning can cause severe vomiting.

 Alcohol, smoking, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen can also cause irritation of the inner lining of the stomach.  Due to this, there is a possibility of vomiting.

 Stomach ulcers (stomach ulcers) cause irritation in the inner lining of the stomach, which starts damaging the protective lining of the stomach.  It also causes vomiting.

 Vomiting is also associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease.  It is also called reflux esophagitis.  In this, acidic substances from the stomach start refluxing inside the esophagus.  This causes vomiting.

 Neurological problems can cause vomiting and nausea.

 Vomiting also occurs due to headaches.

 Vomiting can also occur due to motion sickness, labyrinthitis, Benign positional vertigo, Meniere’s disease, etc.

 Due to increased intracranial pressure in the brain, or when the intracranial pressure in the brain increases due to any disease or injury, it causes problems like vomiting.

 Similarly, noxious stimuli such as any kind of smell or any sound, which affect the brain can cause vomiting.

 Vomiting can be caused by a temperature-related illness such as increased body temperature due to exhaustion, excessive sunlight, or heat.

 There are many diseases that affect the internal organs of the stomach, causing symptoms of nausea and vomiting, including diseases of the digestive organs, such as hepatitis, diseases of the gallbladder, diseases of the pancreas, diseases of the kidneys  (Including kidney stones, chronic kidney disease, cancer, and appendicitis, etc.).

 People with diabetes also often have problems such as vomiting and nausea, because the level of fat in their blood keeps on decreasing and increasing in an abnormal way.  This is because the balance of insulin in their blood is disturbed.

 The main reasons for causing obstruction in the intestinal process such as previous surgery and the development of adhesions also cause vomiting.

 Apart from this, vomiting can also occur due to hernia and the digestive system not working properly.

 Along with this, stomach cramps, tumors, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), etc. can also be the cause of vomiting.

 Symptoms of Vomiting:

 dry lips and mouth

 sunken eyes

 take a quick breath


 stomach ache




 sweating profusely

 Pain in chest


 Too much sleep.

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