14th-century illustration of vomiting from the Casanatense Tacuinum Sanitatis
Upright abdominal X-ray demonstrating a small bowel obstruction. Note multiple air fluid levels.
Vomiting
Upright abdominal X-ray demonstrating a small bowel obstruction. Note multiple air fluid levels.
Partially digested food, with man-sized glove for scale
Upright abdominal X-ray of a person with a large bowel obstruction showing multiple air fluid levels and dilated loops of bowel
A drunk man vomiting, while a young slave is holding his forehead. Brygos Painter, 500–470 BC
A small bowel obstruction as seen on CT
Special bags are often supplied on boats for sick passengers to vomit into.
Average inner diameters and ranges of different sections of the large intestine.
Small bowel obstruction on ultrasound

Signs and symptoms include abdominal pain, vomiting, bloating and not passing gas.

- Bowel obstruction

Fecal vomiting is often a consequence of intestinal obstruction or a gastrocolic fistula and is treated as a warning sign of this potentially serious problem (signum mali ominis).

- Vomiting
14th-century illustration of vomiting from the Casanatense Tacuinum Sanitatis

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