Nausea and Vomiting,Age 4 and Older - Topic Overview
Nausea is a sick feeling in the pit of your
stomach. When you are nauseated, you may feel weak and sweaty and have too much
saliva in your mouth. You may even vomit. This forces your stomach contents up
your esophagus and out of your mouth. Most of the time,
nausea and vomiting are not serious. Home treatment will often help you feel
Nausea and vomiting can be a symptom of another illness.
Nausea and vomiting may be caused by:
Nausea or vomiting also may be a symptom of a problem or a
disease, such as:
Nausea and vomiting can quickly cause
dehydration. Older adults have an increased chance of
Check your symptoms to decide if and when you
should see a doctor.