The most common danger associated with vomiting
is dehydration, especially when the vomiting
is accompanied by fever and diarrhea. Severe, repeated vomiting can also strain the esophagus and Stomach
and cause internal bleeding or shock. If it becomes chronic, vomiting can also disrupt a child's metabolism and slow growth. Another concern is the danger that vomit will be Aspirated
into the lungs, which can lead to pneumonia.