Regurgitation: Emitting already swallowed food
Introduction: Regurgitation refers to emitting already swallowed food or drink. A particularly common example is infant regurgitation of milk. Regurgitation needs to be distinguished from vomiting.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Regurgitation:
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Symptoms related to Regurgitation: vomiting (200), reflux (0), heartburn (8), blood in vomit (13), retching (0)
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Possible causes of symptom: Regurgitation: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Regurgitation as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Normal infant regurgitation - some babies are "pukey babies"
- Stomach conditions
- Esophageal sphincter muscle disorder
- Pyloric stenosis
- Zenker's diverticulum (type of Esophageal diverticulum)
- Esophageal diverticulum
- Esophageal stricture
- See also causes of vomiting - regurgitation and vomiting are sometimes hard to distinguish.
Conditions listing symptoms: Regurgitation: The following list of conditions have 'Regurgitation' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Last revised: Nov 3, 2003
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