Many people especially children have an occasional stomach upset with vomiting as the accomplice. Often, there might be no traceable cause as this can be so idle anyway. There might be just mild stomach or gut ache or fever in cases. This kind of simple vomiting usually is not serious and clears up by itself sooner. Vomiting is one of the signs of many problems or in cases minor problems but some might be dangerous of course. Now, while someone vomits, its usually important to take note of causes in order to know how to keep it managed. Vomiting often comes from a problem in the stomach or gut such as an infection (Diarrhea), poisoning from spoiled food or acute abdomen (Like appendicitis or some blockage to the gut) Also, almost any sickness with high fever or severe pain may cause vomiting especially malaria, hepatitis, tonsillitis, earache, meningitis, urinary infection, gallbladder pain or migraine headache.
Danger signs with vomiting which needs instant medical attentions
- Dehydration that increases and that you cannot control
- Severe vomiting that lasts more than 24 hours
- Violent vomiting especially if vomits is dark green, brown, or smells like feces (Signs of obstruction)
- Constatnt pain in the gut especially if the person cannot defecate or if you cannot hear gurgles when you put your ear to the belly
- Vomiting of blood
To help control simple vomiting
- Eat nothing while vomiting is severe
- Sip a cola drink or ginger ale. Some herbal teas, like camomile my also help
- For dehydration, give small frequent sips of cola, tea or Rehydration Drink
- If vomiting doesn’t stop sooner, use a vomit-control medicine like promethazine or dephenphydramine
Most of these medicines come in pills, syrups, injections and suppositories (Soft pills you can push through the anus) Tablets or syrup can also be put up the anus. Grind up the tablet in a little water, Put it in with an enema set or syringe without a needle.
When taken via the mouth, the medicine should be swallowed with very little water and nothing else should be swallowed for 5 minutes. Never give more than the recommended dose. Do not give second dose until dehydration has been corrected and the person has begun to urinate. If severe vomiting and diarrhea makes medication by mouth or anus impossible, give an injection of 1 of these vomit control medicines. Promethazine may work best but not in too much quantity.
NOTE: This is a vomit control article that explains how to control this case but in case this post doesn’t seems to help in any way, it is better not to substitute this for a qualified medical advise so seek medical help first.