Vomiting

by Fitcoachion | Last Updated: July 29, 2020


When you vomit, your stomach muscles contract and push what’s in your stomach up your esophagus and out your mouth. Vomiting is usually the result of nausea.

Breast cancer treatments that can cause vomiting:

Some pain medications, anticonvulsants, and bisphosphonates (bone-strengthening medications) also can cause vomiting.

Managing vomiting

Call your doctor immediately if:

as these could be the signs of a more serious condition.

If you vomit after getting treatment, talk to your doctor. You may be able to switch medications. Your doctor also may be able to prescribe an anti-nausea medicine.

To help soothe an upset stomach and recover from vomiting, try these tips:

Learn more on our Eating When You Have Nausea and Vomiting page.

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