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When should you see your doctor about vomiting and nausea?

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See your doctor about vomiting and nausea if you:

  • Can't keep down liquids or foods for more than 24 hours
  • Have fever with abdominal pain
  • Have signs of dehydration (dizziness, smaller amounts of dark urine and fatigue)
  • Can’t take medication you normally take
  • Have nausea or vomiting because of surgery, anticancer drugs, motion sickness, pregnancy, or vertigo

From: Vomiting and Nausea Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

The American College of Gastroenterology: "Nausea and Vomiting."

American Family Physician , March 1, 2004.

University of Michigan Health Service: "Diarrhea and Vomiting."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Nausea and Vomiting."

Cleveland Clinic: "Nausea and Vomiting."

Reviewed by William Blahd on July 13, 2017

SOURCES:

The American College of Gastroenterology: "Nausea and Vomiting."

American Family Physician , March 1, 2004.

University of Michigan Health Service: "Diarrhea and Vomiting."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Nausea and Vomiting."

Cleveland Clinic: "Nausea and Vomiting."

Reviewed by William Blahd on July 13, 2017

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