Why does intense physical pain cause nausea and vomiting?
If say you’ve just got a really bad migrane, there’s nothing else wrong with you, no bugs or infections etc but you end up vomiting because you’re in so much pain. What causes this?
Answer by Nahum
Vomiting is a primal reflex meant to get rid of toxins. Certain poisons may cause symptoms similar to having a migraine, so the body reacts with nausea. Same thing happens when you are dizzied or have stomach pain (e.g. from being punched in the gut).
The primality is also seen when someone becomes nauseous by seeing someone else vomit—until recently in human history, people tended to eat together, so this was a protective reaction to keep others from getting as sick as someone who was visibly poisoned.
nausea vomiting:Why does intense physical pain cause nausea and vomiting?
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How often do headaches cause nausea and vomiting?
Im 19 and lately the past few weeks or so, i've been having a headache nearly every day. today ive had one all day long and the past hr or so i've been feeling very nauseous and feel like im going to vomit. how likely is it the headache causing me to feel this way?
Answer by Dashiemy cousin gets migraines and she always pukes afterwards. mayb...
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One of the side effects of the antibiotics are nausea.but before..
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Is it common to have nausea and vomiting with headaches?
I always become nauseated and end up vomiting whenever I have a headache.
This leads to me being unable to take any pain relievers for my head and I'll often end up sick for hours and hours.
Is this normal?
In addition: This happens to me about once a month.
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How does a fever cause nausea and vomiting?
WHAT is the pathophysiology behind this?
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- Migraines with nausea and vomiting, what can be the cause?
Migraines with nausea and vomiting, what can be the cause?
How can I make the pain go away fast?
Answer by Becca the Tea LadyIf you have taken more than the prescribed Tylenol for the migraine you could have Tylenol poisoning. Seek medical care.
Otherwise try an ice bag on your head and try to sleep through it.
Good luck, honey!
nausea vomiting:Migraines with nausea and vomiting, what ca...
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I have been suffering from severe debilitating nausea and vomiting for almost 4 days,?
have been to a doctor who prescribed anti nausea medication this helps for a few hours .
I live in Australia and have not been on holidays recently ,what could this be?
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