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If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.

  • Abdominal pain or an injury: Go to the topic Abdominal Pain, Age 11 and Younger or Abdominal Pain, Age 12 and Older.
  • Pregnancy: Go to the topic Pregnancy-Related Problems.
  • Vomiting within 24 hours following a head injury: Go to the topic Head Injury, Age 4 and Older.
  • Vomiting after ingestion of a known or suspected poison: Go to the topic Poisoning.

Do you have blood in your vomit, or have you vomited material that looks like coffee grounds?

Has vomiting occurred with signs of a serious illness?

Do you have vomiting and a fever?

Do you think that you might be pregnant?

Do you have severe or persistent vomiting?

Do you have vomiting with mild to moderate dehydration?

Do you think that your nausea or vomiting may be caused by a medicine?

Have you had persistent nausea?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.


WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: May 15, 2013
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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