Real Causes And Treatment For Babies Vomiting
Vomiting takes place through sudden forcible emptying of the stomach in which the process of regurgitating. Emesis is the medical term for vomiting, It’s studied that Vomiting has to do with overcoming pressures that are normally in place to keep food and secretions within the stomach.
If you suspect an infant is regurgitating too often than usual, consult a doctor especially or in pain during regurgitating. The regurgitation can lead to a condition where the stomach acid irritates the esophagus (the tube connecting the mouth with the stomach) and requires medical treatment which is known as ‘reflux esophagitis’.
For infants, regurgitation during and between meals is normal, but if your child is regurgitating several times a day, it will be difficult to gaining enough weight.
Gastroenteritis is a situation when your child suddenly start vomiting, an infection of the stomach and intestines by a virus or bacteria might be the cause. Most cases of gastroenteritis sometimes do not require any specific treatment and the child will get better mostly after some few days.
In addition another serious cause of vomiting in infants is forceful, projectile vomiting in infants under 2 months old, which is known as what is ‘call pyloric stenosis’. This is caused by a blockage or little amount of space in the opening between the stomach and the intestines. Without quick treatment, the blockage or narrowing can lead to severe weight loss. This is a very serious emergency condition.
If you suspect that your child has pyloric stenosis, contact your doctor immediately, as treatment most times usually requires surgery.
Other causes of vomiting include:
- Motion sickness
- Infections in some organs like the lungs, ear, stomach, and intestine.
- Ingestion of poisonous substances
- Indicates a concussion or a brain hemorrhage like Head injury