Nausea Vomiting| Other Non-GI Causes

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  • Nausea Vomiting| Other Non-GI Causes


  • Other metabolic d/o: liver and kidney dz, hypercalcemia, hypothyroidism, DKA
  • Pregnancy - in particular first trimester
  • Odors - primary or linked to prior unpleasant events (e.g. chemotherapy)
  • Acute, severe pain for any reason
  • Systemic malignancies
  • Generalized systemic infections or acute illness
  • Meds - many - dx made on basis of temporal relationship, recognizing possible contribution
  • Myocardial ischemia
  • Cyclic vomiting syndrome: Unusual process that causes episodic vomiting, which can be severe and lead to hypovolemia. Can be frequent (e.g. every 5 min) for hours to days. Also abdominal pain. More common in kids than adults. Diagnosis made by excluding other causes and pattern of repetition. Precipitants not clear.