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Vomiting in adults is usually not a sign of anything serious and tends to only last one or two days. Learn the causes and when to seek medical advice.
Underlying causes of vomiting
There are many causes of vomiting, including gastroenteritis, pregnancy, migraine, appendicitis, labyrinthitis. Find out what can cause vomiting.
Vomiting in children
Learn more about the causes of vomiting in children, and use these handy tips to help alleviate the symptoms.
Nausea is the feeling you get when you think you will vomit. It's not usually a sign of anything serious, and you can take steps to make yourself feel better.
Motion (or travel) sickness occurs when you feel unwell due to being in a moving vehicle. It is a normal response and can generally be prevented.
Morning sickness or nausea (with or without vomiting) is a common symptom of early pregnancy and is caused by changes in hormones.
Gastroenteritis (gastro) is an infection of the gut that can cause diarrhoea and vomiting. Learn here about gastro treatment and symptoms.
Discover more about health topics relevant to kids and their parents and carers, such as fever and high temperature, medicines, vomiting, mental health and chickenpox.
Salmonella is a gastrointestinal illness with fever, diarrhoea and vomiting as its main symptoms. Learn more about the causes of salmonella as well as its symptoms and treatments.
Diarrhoea in children
Diarrhoea in children is very common, and when certain other symptoms are present, it may be serious. Find out here about the causes, symptoms and treatments.