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Updated August 05, 2011

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Vomiting Treatment - Let Your Stomach Rest

Vomiting is awful. There's no denying it. There aren't many illnesses that make you feel worse than when you have some sort of stomach virus; you just want to know how to make it stop.

Before you start treating your vomiting, make sure you know what is causing it. How you treat vomiting very much depends on the cause.

If you are looking for ways to treat your vomiting, you have come to the right place. We'll take you through each step so you can figure out how to control your vomiting and get to feeling better quickly.

When you are treating vomiting due to a stomach bug, or gastroenteritis, the first step is to let your stomach rest.

After you stop vomiting, don't attempt to eat or drink anything for 15 to 20 minutes so you can allow your stomach time to recover. Giving the muscles in your stomach time to rest after vomiting reduces the chances that you will vomit once you start eating and drinking again.

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