What would cause vomiting with no other symptoms?
Usually, vomiting is harmless, but it can be a sign of a more serious illness.
Some examples of serious conditions that may result in nausea or vomiting include concussions, meningitis (infection of the membrane linings of the brain), intestinal blockage, appendicitis, and brain tumors..
Can a child throw up and not be sick?
A child who vomits one time and has no other symptoms should be fine, Dr. Basu says. They may just have an upset stomach or strong gag reflex.
Can having a temperature make you vomit?
Vomiting can sometimes be a sign of an infection other than gastroenteritis, such as urinary tract infections (UTIs), middle ear infections, pneumonia or meningitis. Contact your child’s GP if they’re vomiting and experiencing additional symptoms of an infection, such as a high temperature (fever) and irritability.
When should I be concerned about vomiting?
Make an appointment with your doctor if: Vomiting lasts more than two days for adults, 24 hours for children under age 2 or 12 hours for infants. You’ve had bouts of nausea and vomiting for longer than one month. You’ve experienced unexplained weight loss along with nausea and vomiting.
What causes random vomiting?
Gastroenteritis. If you have diarrhoea as well as vomiting, it’s likely you have gastroenteritis. This is one of the most common causes of vomiting in adults. It’s often the result of a virus picked up from someone who’s ill, such as the norovirus, or food poisoning caused by bacteria found in contaminated food.