A to Z Symptom: Nauseaenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-khAZSymptom-enHD-AR1.jpgNausea (stomach upset or feeling queasy) can be caused by many things. Often, it can be managed at home with treatment to prevent dehydration.A to Z Symptoms, symptoms, nausea, nauseated, nauseous, nawsea, nawseuh, nawshu, puke, puking, puked, vomit, vomiting, vomits, vomited, upset stomach, queasy, stomach ache, stomachache, food poison, food poisoning, infections, infectious, wash hands, hand washing, handwashing, flu, germs, gastroenteritis, stomach flu, stomach bug, intestinal, morning sickness, feel sick, vomiting, vomit, puke, puking, throwing up, stomach flu, gastroenteritis, food poisoning, stomach bug, queasy, nausea, nauseated, nauseous, barf, barfing, hurling, spitting up, spit up, a to z, symptoms, dehydrated, dehydrate, dehydration,, CD1Primary Care, CD1Gastroenterology10/13/201604/09/201909/02/2019e9b9a23a-3f41-43bc-a850-2671020a1792https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-nausea.html/<p style="outline: 0px; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; font-size: 12.16px;"><em style="outline: 0px;">May also be called: Queasiness; Stomach Upset; Being Sick to the Stomach</em></p> <h3 id="a_More_to_Know" style="outline: 0px; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial;">More to Know</h3> <p><span style="font-size: 1em;">Nausea &mdash; a feeling of stomach upset or discomfort, with queasiness &mdash;&nbsp;sometimes leads to <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/vomit.html/">vomiting</a>.&nbsp;</span></p> <h4 style="outline: 0px; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; font-size: 12.16px;">Causes</h4> <p><span style="font-size: 1em;">Nausea can have many causes, including common infections, especially <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/az-gastroenteritis.html/">viral gastroenteritis</a> (the "stomach flu"); <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/food-poisoning.html/">food poisoning</a>; reactions to some medicines or treatments (such as <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/anesthesia.html/">anesthesia</a> or <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/chemotherapy.html/">chemotherapy</a>); medical conditions; <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/hyperemesis-gravidarum.html/">pregnancy</a>; and even certain types of injuries (like <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/torsion.html/">testicular torsion</a> and <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/concussions.html/">concussions</a>).</span></p> <h4><span style="font-size: 12.16px; font-weight: bold;">Treatment</span></h4> <p><span style="font-size: 12.16px;">Treatment for nausea will depend on what's causing it. Treating an underlying condition (like a <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/milkallergy.html/">milk allergy</a>) can bring relief. Because nausea sometimes is a sign of a medical emergency (such as&nbsp;<a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/appendicitis.html/">appendicitis</a>&nbsp;or&nbsp;</span><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/hyperglycemia.html/">diabetic ketoacidosis</a><span style="font-size: 12.16px;">), if a clear cause isn't known, call a doctor right away.</span></p> <h3 id="a_Keep_in_Mind" style="outline: 0px; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial;">Keep in Mind</h3> <p><span style="font-size: 1em;">Nausea that leads to vomiting or happens with <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/diarrhea.html/">diarrhea</a> can lead to&nbsp;<a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dehydration.html/">dehydration</a>. It's important to make sure that the fluids, salts, and minerals lost <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dehydration-sheet.html/">are replaced</a>.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 1em;"><span style="font-size: 12.16px;"><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/hand-washing.html/">Washing hands</a> well and often is the best way to prevent spreading some of the infections that can cause nausea. Everyone in your family should wash their hands after using the bathroom and before eating or preparing food.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 1em;"><em style="outline: 0px; font-size: 12.16px;">All A to Z dictionary entries are regularly reviewed by KidsHealth medical experts.</em></span></p>
ChemotherapyChemotherapy is a big word for treatment with medicines used to help people who have cancer. This medicine kills the cancer cells that are making the person sick.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/chemo.html/8c03a04e-e4b5-47b3-8476-20d45619a51f
DehydrationSometimes kids lose fluids and salts through fever, diarrhea, vomiting, or sweating. Here are some tips on preventing or treating dehydration.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dehydration.html/26fa7977-df7d-4ce1-87bd-cfe2b6db096c
E. ColiUndercooked burgers and unwashed produce are among the foods that can harbor E. coli bacteria and lead to infection and severe diarrhea. Here's how to protect yourself.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/e-coli.html/e50859c8-aed8-4e36-80cf-946493dc4f12
First Aid: StomachachesStomachaches are common in childhood, and often caused by gas, constipation or viruses. Find out when a stomachache requires a trip to the doctor.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/stomachaches-sheet.html/b5dde244-0212-4cfb-9fe6-03349df5e6e7
First Aid: VomitingVomiting can be caused by many things, most commonly gastroenteritis (the "stomach flu"). Here's what to do when your child throws up.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/vomiting-sheet.html/a510f112-6183-4c79-9463-b55e0d3ae7d4
Food PoisoningSometimes, germs can get into food and cause food poisoning. Find out what to do if your child gets food poisoning - and how to prevent it.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/food-poisoning.html/3574049c-833d-4fb5-b597-6a9d1c4aae09
Lactose IntoleranceIf you have lactose intolerance, you're not alone. Millions of Americans have the condition. Check out these tips on dealing with lactose intolerance.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/lactose-intolerance.html/2b888cb8-20ae-48c5-8791-fb5b44682073
Migraine HeadachesIf you've ever had a migraine, you know that these headaches can cause severe pain and other symptoms. Read about migraine causes, treatments, prevention tips, and lots more.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/migraines.html/70b47d42-2516-4e56-926a-99a5a7cc6e6d
PancreatitisPancreatitis is sometimes mistaken for a stomach virus because symptoms can include fever, vomiting, and abdominal pain. Symptoms usually get better on their own, but sometimes treatment is needed.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/pancreatitis.html/59694cc8-5405-4e96-9066-7dbcf1e1183a
RotavirusRotavirus infection affects most kids and is one of the most common causes of diarrhea. A vaccine to prevent it is now recommended for all kids.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/rotavirus.html/f213231c-41fc-4b8c-9998-4ef4d479d5fa
Salmonella InfectionsSalmonellosis is a foodborne illness caused by the bacteria salmonella. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, fever, and headache.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/salmonellosis.html/fdb3d696-ad27-427b-84fc-8039b5218074
SalmonellosisSalmonellosis is an illness caused by a bacteria found in raw food, soil, water and the bowel movements of some animals, including reptiles. Find out how to prevent this illness.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/salmonellosis.html/df451bd6-869b-4f33-9613-363ce4dcd383
Shigella Infections (Shigellosis)Shigella are bacteria that can infect the digestive tract and cause a wide range of symptoms, from diarrhea, cramping, vomiting, and nausea, to more serious complications and illnesses.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/shigella.html/67699f01-6635-4ef1-b4c4-5f749ba2f73f
Side Effects of Chemotherapy and RadiationSide effects of cancer treatment can include flu-like symptoms, hair loss, and blood clotting problems. After treatment ends, most side effects go away.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/side-effects.html/96a6771c-22f7-4b52-ae6b-6aa9487bc738
VomitingMost vomiting is caused by gastroenteritis, and usually isn't serious. These home-care tips can help prevent dehydration.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/vomit.html/20a54ee4-1e9e-4822-9631-614f8e08d622
What's Puke?Did you ever toss your cookies? That means throw up, or puke. It's gross, but just about everyone has done it. Find out more in this article for kids.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/puke.html/fcbff5db-60b4-469d-a5de-c57a805b60e1
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