Nausea and Vomiting BlablaDoctor

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  • Posted By: Admin
  • Posted On: Jun 10, 2011
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  • Category: Health Groups » Gastro Intestinal » Symptoms and Signs
  • Description: Nausea and vomiting are symptoms of an underlying disease and not a specific illness. Nausea is the sensation that the stomach wants to empty itself, while vomiting (emesis) or throwing up, is the act of forcible emptying of the stomach. There are numerous causes of nausea and vomiting. These symptoms may be due to the following: acute gastritis, central causes (signals from the brain). Most of the time, nausea and vomiting go away on their own as quickly as they started and can be managed at home. Treatment for nausea and vomiting usually involves medicine to decrease the nausea and fluid replacement for dehydration.