When you vomit, your stomach muscles contract and push what's in your stomach up your esophagus and out your mouth. Vomiting is usually the result of nausea .
Breast cancer treatments that can cause vomiting:
Femara (chemical name: letrozole), a hormonal therapy
Arimidex (chemical name: anastrozole), a hormonal therapy
Faslodex (chemical name: fulvestrant), a hormonal therapy
Herceptin (chemical name: trastuzumab), a targeted therapy
Tykerb (chemical name: lapatinib), a targeted therapy
ovarian shutdown with Lupron (chemical name: leuprolide)
Some pain medications, anticonvulsants, and bisphosphonates (bone-strengthening medications) also can cause vomiting.
Call your doctor immediately if:
you vomit more than 4 or 5 times in a 24 hour period
your stomach swells or is painful before you vomit
you still vomit even though you're taking anti-nausea medicine
you have a bout of new, unexpected vomiting
as these could be the signs of a more serious conditio...
When you have a Migraine attack, do your Migraine symptoms include nausea and vomiting? If so, do you find yourself reaching for your toothbrush during a Migraine as a result? If you do, you may be harming your teeth while you freshen your breath and the taste in your mouth.
You may have seen some of the television commercials, magazine articles, or other information recently that advise us not to brush our teeth immediately after consuming acidic foods and beverages. There's a good, solid reason for this advice. When we consume acidic foods and beverages, the acids from them stay coat our teeth and temporarily soften the enamel on them. Brushing our teeth immediately can brush the acids into the enamel layer and damage the softened enamel.
Nobody wants to discuss it, but the same thing happens when we vomit. The acids in our stomach that are there to digest foods get on our teeth and can soften the enamel just as the acids in foods and beverages.
So, what can we ...
This article has been updated. For the most current information please go to the new article , Thank you! Abdominal Migraine is a form of Migraine seen mainly in children. It's most common in children ages five- to nine-years-old, but can occur in adults as well. Abdominal Migraine consists primarily of abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. It was recognized as a form of Migraine disease as links were made to other family members having Migraines and children who had this disorder grew into adults with Migraine with and without aura. Most children who experience abdominal Migraine eventually develop Migraine with aura and/or Migraine without aura. The diagnostic criteria for abdominal Migraine, as established by the International Headache Society, are: A. At least 5 attacks fulfilling criteria B–D B. Attacks of abdominal pain lasting 1-72 hours (untreated or unsuccessfully treated C. Abdominal pain has all of the following characteristics: midline location, per...
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