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Vomiting after meals, can stop vomiting by drinking more water. Help

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I occasionally vomit after during or after eating dinner.
No problems for perhaps a month... then a series of incidents
2-3 days in a row. can sometimes keep food down drinking
lots of water-- but not always
Posted Fri, 12 Apr 2013 in Digestion and Bowels
Answered by Dr. Ratnakar Kini 4 hours later
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.Ratnakar Kini and I am pleased to answer your query.

1.How long you have been having this symptom?
2. Any abdominal pain or bloating?
3. Heartburn?
4. Are you a diabetic?
5. Are you on any medication?
6. Any tests done so far for this symptom?

Kindly get back to me with the answers.
Dr.Ratnakar Kini
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Follow-up: Vomiting after meals, can stop vomiting by drinking more water. Help 6 hours later
* I'ive had this happen for a number of years - somewhere between 5- 6 yrs
* I can go several months without any issues so I sort of live with it
* When it does happen it's during dinner- not after- where I get
the nauseous feeling I'm not going to keep my food down. 75% of
the time I keep it down drinking lots of water. Occasionally that
doesn't work and I vomit. Afterwards I feel fine- and could even eat OK if I wanted to
* ONLY happens with the dinner meal. Any kind of food. At dinner
I do drink 2-3 glasses of wine. I try not to eat to fast....sometime
it could be that I eat too much
* No abdominal pain- no bloating (except when I drink lots of water)
No heartburn,Not a diabetic
* 10mg Lisinopril & 1 mg Anastrozole
* talked with my Dr... she couldnt really say, but said she could arrange to
have some tests done. Because this is intermittent occurence I haven't pursued
some kind of test to see if there is a
Answered by Dr. Ratnakar Kini 12 hours later

I would like to suggest you upper GI endoscopy to look in to the stomach and upper intestine to see if there is any obstruction. This might provide a clue regarding why it is happening and also decide about other tests if needed.

I hope that answers your question.
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Dr.Ratnakar Kini
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