Many conditions can cause nausea and vomiting. Gastrointestinal problems are the most common cause of nausea and vomiting but many illnesses can cause these symptoms. Serious urinary tract infections, pregnancy, migraine headaches, strokes, viral syndromes, heart attacks, kidney disease, and many more illnesses can cause nausea and vomiting. If you have persistent nausea and vomiting then you should see a physician for evaluation and treatments.
Treatment of nausea and vomiting usually begins by determining the cause of symptoms and treating accordingly. We often use anti-emetics, drugs that reduce the urge to vomit. These medicines can be quite effective and make you feel better. We can also provide IV fluids to replace any volume lost by vomiting to prevent or treat dehydration.