Symptom: Vomiting


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Vomiting: Vomiting or retching symptoms.
Introduction: Vomiting is emitting stomach contents from the mouth. This is not the same as regurgitation, which refers to emitting already swallowed food, and must be distinguished correctly. Vomiting is often related to or preceded by nausea, but both nausea-without-vomiting and vomiting-without-nausea are possible. Any nausea or vomiting symptom needs prompt professional medical investigation.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Vomiting:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Vomiting (72 conditions)
  • Medications or substances causing symptom: Vomiting (2 listings)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Vomiting (200 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Vomiting (2 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Vomiting: vomiting blood (13)
    Symptoms related to Vomiting: nausea (167), regurgitation (4), abdominal pain (194)
    Vomiting type of: Common symptoms (662), Digestive symptoms (397)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Vomiting: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Vomiting as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Medications or substances causing Vomiting: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Vomiting as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Vomiting: The following list of conditions have 'Vomiting' 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.

    A

  • Acidosis ... vomiting
  • Acute Appendicitis ... vomiting
  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis ... vomiting
  • Acute kidney failure ... vomiting
  • Acute Pancreatitis ... vomiting
  • Addison's Disease ... severe vomiting, vomiting
  • Addisonian crisis ... severe vomiting
  • Alcohol Withdrawal ... vomiting
  • Anaphylaxis ... vomiting
  • Anorexia Nervosa ... vomiting
  • Anthrax ... vomiting, vomiting of blood
  • Ascariasis ... vomiting, worm in vomit

    B

  • Balance disorders ... vomiting
  • Barbiturate abuse ... vomiting
  • Behcet's Disease ... vomiting
  • Benzodiazepine abuse ... vomiting
  • Bowel Obstruction ... green vomit, fecal vomiting, vomiting
  • Brain abscess ... vomiting
  • Brain cancer ... vomiting
  • Brainerd diarrhea ... vomiting
  • Bulimia nervosa ... self-induced vomiting

    C

  • Carbon monoxide poisoning ... vomiting
  • Cerebral Aneurysm ... vomiting
  • Chemical pneumonia ... vomiting
  • Chiari Malformation ... vomiting
  • Cholangitis ... vomiting
  • Cholecystitis ... vomiting
  • Cholera ... vomiting
  • Ciguatera poisoning ... vomiting
  • Classic childhood ALD ... intermittent vomiting
  • Classic galactosemia ... vomiting
  • Colonic volvulus ... vomiting
  • Colorectal cancer ... Vomiting
  • Concussion ... vomiting
  • Constipation ... vomiting
  • Crohn's disease ... vomiting
  • Cryptococcal Meningitis ... vomiting
  • Cryptosporiosis ... vomiting
  • Cyclic vomiting syndrome ... vomiting, retching, repeated episodic vomiting
  • Cyclosporiasis ... vomiting

    D

  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome ... vomiting
  • Dengue fever ... vomiting
  • Dengue hemorrhagic fever ... vomiting
  • Diabetes ... Vomiting
  • Diabetes Insipidus ... vomiting
  • Diabetic Gastroparesis ... Vomiting
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis ... Vomiting
  • Diarrhea ... vomiting
  • Diverticular Disease ... vomiting
  • Dysentery ... vomiting

    E

  • Ebola ... vomiting blood
  • Ecstasy ... vomiting
  • Ehrlichiosis ... vomiting
  • Encephalitis ... vomiting
  • End-stage renal disease ... vomiting
  • Enterocolitis ... vomiting
  • Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli ... vomiting
  • Esophageal varices ... vomiting blood
  • Esophagus Cancer ... Vomiting
  • Extradural hematoma ... vomiting

    F

  • Fascioliasis ... vomiting
  • Favism ... vomiting
  • Food allergies ... vomiting
  • Food poisoning ... vomiting, retching
  • Fungal meningitis ... vomiting

    G

  • Gallstones ... vomiting
  • Gastric erosion ... blood in vomit, coffee ground vomit
  • Gastrinoma ... vomiting
  • Gastritis ... vomiting, blood in vomit
  • Gastroenteritis ... vomiting
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease ... vomiting
  • Gastrointestinal Anthrax ... vomiting, vomiting of blood
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding ... vomit with coffee grounds consistency, blood in vomit
  • Gastroparesis ... Vomiting
  • Glomerulonephritis ... vomiting
  • Gonorrhea ... vomiting
  • Granulomatous amebic encephalitis ... vomiting

    H

  • Head injury ... vomiting
  • Headache-free migraine ... vomiting
  • Heart attack ... vomiting
  • Hemangioblastoma ... vomiting
  • Hemolytic uremic syndrome ... vomiting
  • Hepatitis ... vomiting
  • Hepatitis A ... vomiting
  • Hepatitis B ... vomiting
  • Hepatitis C ... vomiting
  • Hepatitis D ... vomiting
  • Hepatitis E ... vomiting
  • Hepatitis X ... vomiting
  • Hernia ... vomiting
  • High altitude cerebral edema ... vomiting
  • Hirschsprung's disease ... vomiting, vomiting bile
  • HIV/AIDS ... vomiting
  • Hydrocephalus ... vomiting
  • Hypercalcemia ... vomiting
  • Hyperglycemia ... vomiting
  • Hyperparathyroidism ... vomiting

    I

  • Indigestion ... vomiting
  • Inflammatory bowel disease ... vomiting
  • Intestinal obstruction ... green vomit, fecal vomiting, vomiting
  • Intestinal pseudo-obstruction ... vomiting
  • Intussusception ... vomiting

    K

  • Kidney failure ... vomiting
  • Kidney stones ... vomiting

    L

  • Labrynthitis ... vomiting
  • Lactic Acidosis ... vomiting
  • Lassa fever ... vomiting
  • Lead poisoning ... vomiting
  • Leptospirosis ... vomiting
  • Leukemia ... vomiting
  • Liver cancer ... vomiting
  • Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis ... vomiting

    M

  • Malaria ... vomiting
  • Marburg virus ... vomiting
  • Marijuana ... vomiting
  • Mastocytosis ... vomiting
  • Melioidosis ... vomiting
  • Meningitis ... vomiting
  • Meningococcal disease ... vomiting
  • Mesenteric Adenitis ... vomiting
  • Middle ear infection ... vomiting
  • Migraine ... vomiting
  • Mitochondrial diseases ... vomiting
  • Morning sickness ... vomiting
  • Motion sickness ... vomiting
  • Mountain sickness ... vomiting
  • Multiple Myeloma ... vomiting
  • Mumps ... vomiting
  • Muscle contraction headache ... vomiting
  • Ménière's disease ... vomiting
  • Ménétrier's disease ... vomiting, blood in vomit

    N

  • Naegleria ... vomiting
  • Norwalk-like viruses ... vomiting

    O

  • Oligodendroglioma ... vomiting

    P

  • Pancreatic cancer ... vomiting
  • Pancreatitis ... vomiting
  • Paralytic ileus ... vomiting
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease ... vomiting
  • Peptic Ulcer ... vomiting, vomit with coffee grounds consistency, blood in vomit
  • Pheochromocytoma ... vomiting
  • Pituitary Cancer ... vomiting
  • Pneumococcal pneumonia ... Vomiting
  • Polio ... vomiting
  • Polyarteritis nodosa ... vomiting
  • Porphyria ... vomiting
  • Portal hypertension ... blood in vomit
  • Pregnancy ... vomiting
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri ... vomiting
  • Pyelonephritis ... vomiting
  • Pyloric stenosis ... vomiting

    Q

  • Q fever ... vomiting

    R

  • Radiation sickness ... vomiting
  • Rapid gastric emptying ... vomiting
  • Reiter’s syndrome ... vomiting
  • Relapsing fever ... vomiting
  • Renal colic ... vomiting
  • Reye's Syndrome ... recurrent vomiting
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever ... vomiting
  • Rotavirus ... vomiting

    S

  • Salmonella food poisoning ... vomiting
  • Schilder's Disease ... vomiting
  • Scombrotoxic fish poisoning ... vomiting
  • Septicemia ... vomiting
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome ... vomiting
  • Shigellosis ... vomiting
  • Sickle Cell Anemia ... vomiting
  • Slap-cheek syndrome ... vomiting
  • Small Intestine Cancer ... vomiting
  • Staphylococcus aureus food poisoning ... vomiting, retching
  • Stomach cancer ... vomiting, vomiting blood
  • Strep throat ... vomiting
  • Stroke ... vomiting
  • Strongyloidiasis ... vomiting
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage ... vomiting
  • Subdural hematoma ... vomiting
  • Sudden Digestive Conditions ... vomiting

    T

  • Testicular torsion ... vomiting
  • Thromboembolism ... vomiting
  • Tonsilitis ... vomiting
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome ... Vomiting
  • Toxocariasis ... Vomiting
  • Traveler's diarrhea ... vomiting
  • Type 1 diabetes ... vomiting
  • Type 2 diabetes ... Vomiting
  • Typhoid fever ... mild vomiting

    U

  • Uremia ... vomiting
  • Urinary tract infections ... vomiting
  • Urinary tract infections (child) ... vomiting

    V

  • Vertigo ... vomiting
  • Vibrio parahaemolyticus ... vomiting
  • Vibrio vulnificus ... vomiting
  • Viral gastroenteritis ... vomiting
  • Viral Hepatitis ... vomiting
  • Viral meningitis ... vomiting

    W

  • Weil's syndrome ... vomiting
  • Whooping Cough ... Vomiting, retching
  • Wilms' tumor ... vomiting
  • Wilson's Disease ... vomiting blood

    Y

  • Yellow fever ... vomiting, vomiting blood, black vomit

    Z

  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome ... vomiting
    Conditions listing complications: Vomiting: The following list of conditions have 'Vomiting' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    C

  • Cyclic vomiting syndrome ... Hematemesis

    S

  • Stroke ... vomiting


    Last revised: Nov 9, 2003

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