When vomit is bright yellow or greenish yellow in color, it means that the vomit contains bile, a substance that is secreted by the liver, according to Parents. Yellow vomit in babies can be indicative of a birth defect that causes an obstruction in the gastrointestinal tract. It can also indicate a twisted bowel or a blockage of meconium.
Bile-stained vomit is a medical emergency, warns Parents magazine. Babies vomiting bright yellow should be taken in for immediate evaluation. Although a twisted bowel or a meconium blockage is usually diagnosed during a baby's first month, children of school age can develop twisted bowel if they are congenitally predisposed to the condition.Learn More
Ankles make a clicking noise due to air pockets in the fluid that lubricates the ankle joint, small particles swishing around inside the joint, soft tissue damage, tendon movement or scar tissue, according to Octopus Clinic. A sprained ankle can also cause clicking noises in the joint.Full Answer >
As of 2013, the average cost of a neck lift was $4,012, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. This fee does not include anesthesia fees, the costs of the operating room and surgical supplies, pre-surgery testing fees, or the surgeon's fee for performing the procedure.Full Answer >
Radon is a radioactive compound that causes several different forms of cancer, such as lung cancer, breast cancer and skin cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Any symptoms related to these cancers, such as chest pain, coughing up blood, breast lumps and strange skin growths should be assessed immediately by a doctor. Radon is not known to produce any short-term symptoms as a result of exposure.Full Answer >
If a person has a bitter taste in his mouth when he eats, then he may have GERD, dental or gum problems, mouth yeast infection, respiratory tract infection, dehydration or an autoimmune condition according to WebMD and the Telegraph. GERD is a gastroesophageal reflux disease that causes symptoms of heartburn, chest pain, trouble swallowing, nausea and extra saliva with a bitter taste, according to WebMD.Full Answer >