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What is nausea and vomiting?

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Nausea is an uneasiness of the stomach that often comes before vomiting. Vomiting is the forcible voluntary or involuntary emptying ("throwing up") of stomach contents through the mouth.

From: Nausea and Vomiting WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: National Institutes of Health. American Academy of Family Physicians.

KidsHealth.org (Nemours Foundation).

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on December 24, 2018

SOURCES: National Institutes of Health. American Academy of Family Physicians.

KidsHealth.org (Nemours Foundation).

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on December 24, 2018

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