First aid for vomiting:


Vomiting is done by food poisonings. All poisonings are serious. Some poisonings require immediate attention before calling for help. Check labels for first aid information, and follow it immediately. Speed is crucial. things for a suspected poisoning are
The unusual stains or odors on clothes or skin.
Unusual odor on breath.
Drowsiness, stomach pain, vomiting, sweating, drooling, irritability, signs of fear, or other sudden changes in behavior.
Drug or chemical containers that are open and/or out of place.
Poisoning symptoms:
Each chemical attacks the human body in different ways. They are:
1.mild poisoning: Headache, fatigue, weakness, dizziness, restlessness, perspiration, loss of appetite, loss of weight, thirst, moodiness, soreness in joints, skin irritation, eye irritation.
2. Moderate poisoning: severe diarrhea, excessive saliva, stomach cramps, excessive perspiration, trembling, no muscle coordination and muscle twitches, extreme weakness, mental confusion, blurred vision, difficulty in breathing, cough, rapid pulse, flushed or yellow skin, weepy eyes

3. Severe poisoning: Fever, intense thirst, increased rate of breathing, uncontrollable muscle twitches, pinpoint pupils, convulsions, inability to breathe, unconsciousness.

Vomiting may be accompanied by other symptoms such as abdominal pain, fever, and diarrhea. The symptoms often provide clues to the cause of the vomiting. Vomiting may be treated in a variety of ways. Many cases require no treatment or stopping the food or medication causing the problem. Nausea can be controlled by drinking clear fluids and eating bland foods. Treatment for vomiting may include drinking fluids to avoid dehydration and taking medications to prevent or treat vomiting.

Most people think vomiting is controlled by the stomach, but a special area of your brain called the vomiting center is really in charge of throwing up. You can tell what triggers vomiting by where the vomiting center gets its information:
Stomach and intestines (infection, injury, or food irritation)
Inner ear (dizziness, motion sickness)
Brain (head injury, brain infections or tumors, migraine.
When the vomiting center senses problems such as those above, it initiates the vomiting sequence. The windpipe closes and the abdominal wall and diaphragm muscles tighten suddenly and forcefully. The stomach itself is limp, but when squeezed forcefully by the abdominal wall, it ejects any food or fluid up the esophagus and out.

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