Nausea and vomiting are symptoms which can be caused by several different diseases or illness. Read to know some of the causes of nausea.
Common causes of nausea include:
Most causes of nausea and vomiting are harmless, but it can be the sign of a more serious illness. Some serious conditions which can cause nausea or vomiting are brain injury (concussions), encephalitis, meningitis, intestinal blockage, appendicitis, migraine headaches, brain tumours and chemotherapy.
The common causes of nausea and vomiting are different with age:
Some serious side effects of nausea and vomiting are dehydration, loss of weight, and malnutrition. Most cases of nausea and vomiting are relieved with treatment at home, but if home treatment is not working, you are dehydrated, or nausea occurs after an injury (such as head injury) or there is an associated infection; consult your doctor.
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