What other symptoms might occur with vomiting?
Vomiting may occur with other symptoms depending on the underlying disease, disorder or condition. Symptoms that frequently affect the digestive tract may also involve other body systems.
Digestive symptoms that may occur along with vomiting
Vomiting may occur with other symptoms affecting the digestive tract including:
Other symptoms that may occur along with vomiting
Vomiting can also be caused by problems in body systems other than the digestive tract including:
- Body aches and flu-like symptoms
- Fever and chills
- Referred shoulder pain
Serious symptoms that might indicate a life-threatening condition
In some cases, vomiting may occur with other symptoms that might indicate a serious or life-threatening condition that should be immediately evaluated in an emergency setting. Get immediate help (call 911) if you, or someone you are with, are exhibiting these symptoms:
Bloody or black stools
Change in level of consciousness
Chest pain or pressure
Confusion and disorientation
Fainting or change in level of consciousness or lethargy
High fever (higher than 101 degrees Fahrenheit)
Rapid pulse or rapid breathing
Severe abdominal pain
Severe dizziness and weakness
Vomiting blood or black material (resembling coffee grounds)
Yellow skin and eyes (jaundice)
What is vomiting?
Vomiting, also known as emesis and throwing up, is the forceful ejection of the stomach’s contents. Vomiting is a common symptom of a wide variety of mild to serious diseases, disorders and conditions. It occurs in all age groups and populations and may or may not occur with nausea.
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What causes vomiting?
Conditions that are known to cause vomiting include infection, poisoning, mental health illnesses, malignancy (cancer), inflammation, trauma, obstruction, and other abnormal processes within the digestive system, nervous system, reproductive system, cardiovascular system, or endocrine system.