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Retching: The act of trying to vomit without the expulsion of vomitus. See detailed information below for a list of 6 causes of Retching, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious diarrheal illness (i.e. infectious...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course,...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease)....read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome,...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Retching:
Vomiting (2819 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Stomach symptoms (3217 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Esophageal symptoms (3079 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Retching:
Nausea (2564 causes), Vomiting (2819 causes), Indigestion (112 causes), Regurgitation (33 causes), Boerhaave syndrome, Cyclic vomiting syndrome (6 causes), Duodenal ulcer due to antral G-cell hyperfunction, Food poisoning, Staphylococcus aureus food poisoning, Whooping Cough
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