Nausea and vomiting - adults

Emesis; Vomiting; Stomach upset; Upset stomach; Queasiness

Nausea is feeling an urge to vomit. It is often called "being sick to your stomach."

Vomiting or throwing-up is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and out of the mouth.

Digestive system

The esophagus, stomach, large and small intestine, aided by the liver, gallbladder and pancreas convert the nutritive components of food into energy and break down the non-nutritive components into waste to be excreted.

Causes

Home Care

When to Contact a Medical Professional

What to Expect at Your Office Visit