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Glossary for Vomiting in newborns

Medical terms related to Vomiting in newborns or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia: A condition where excessive secretion of adrenocortical androgens cause a somatic masculization or ?virilization? effect on a fetus or baby. Symptoms in girls may include masculization of sex organs, low voice, acne, amenorrhea and masculine hair distribution and muscle growth. Symptoms in boys include enlarged penis, small testes. Children with the condition are usually taller than average but develop into short adults. Also called adrenogenital syndrome or adrenal virilism.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Esophagus symptoms: Symptoms affecting the esophagus (digestive throat passage)
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Food Allergy -- milk: A milk allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to milk or food containing milk. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients from a severe anaphylactic reaction to asthma, abdominal symptoms, eczema or headaches.
  • Galactosemia: Accumulation of galactose in the blood leading to mental retardation and failure to thrive if not corrected.
  • Gastroesophageal reflux: Gastroesophageal reflux is the abnormal regurgitation of stomach acid up into the esophagus.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hirschsprung's disease: A rare condition where abnormalities in the bowel muscles prevent it from contracting normally and pushing the fecal matter through which results in obstruction and dilation of the bowel.
  • Hydrocephalus: A condition which is characterized by marked dilatation of the cerebral ventricles
  • Imperforate anus: A congenital disorder where the anus is missing or located in the wrong position.
  • Infant symptoms: Symptoms affecting babies and infants.
  • Infection: Infections as a symptom.
  • Intussusception: intussusception is the sliding of one part of the intestine into another
  • Kernicterus: Kernicterus refers to neurological damage (brain damage) resulting from the passageof bilirubin through the immature blood brain barrier in infants. It can occur in jaundiced infants but not all jaundiced infants will develop kernicterus.
  • Kidney symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both kidneys.
  • Mechanical intestinal obstruction: mechanical obstructions occur because the bowel is physically blocked and its contents cannot get past the obstruction
  • Meconium plug syndrome: A condition that can occur in newborns where a mass of thickened meconium obstructs the large intestines. The condition may occur as a result of other disorders such as cystic fibrosis, colon atresia, narrowed colon, impaired intestinal motility (Hirschsprung disease) or for no apparent reason. Often, bowel function returns to normal once the meconium plug is passed from the body.
  • Meningitis: Infection of the membrane around the brain (as a symptom)
  • Metabolic disorder: occurs when abnormal chemical reactions occur in the body
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis: A rare disease that is tends to occur in premature infants and involves inflammation and destruction of gastrointestinal tissue. It usually occurs within weeks of birth - often after the start of milk feeding. The condition can be extremely serious and even fatal.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Paralytic ileus: Temporary intestinal paralysis
  • Peritonitis: Inflammation of the peritoneum.
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Sepsis: The presence of microorganisms in the blood circulation
  • Septicemia: A systemic inflammatory response to an infection.
  • Stomach symptoms: Symptoms affecting the stomach.
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Urea cycle defects:
  • Vomiting: Vomiting or retching symptoms.

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