• Can LIVI help with nausea and vomiting?

    There could be various reasons to why you're feeling nauseous or vomiting. Nausea is the body's way of telling you something isn't right while vomiting is the body's defence mechanism for getting rid of toxins. Nausea and vomiting may be caused or affected by:

    • Food poisoning
    • Gastric ulcer
    • Motion sickness
    • Medication
    • Reactions to different smells or flavours
    • Infections
    • Emotional stress
    • Alcohol
    • Pregnancy

    Through LIVI you can see a GP via video who can help to find the cause of your nausea and vomiting. Contact with LIVI is appropriate if: 

    • You have been vomiting for more than 12 hours
    • You have been nauseous for more than 12 hours
    • You show signs of dehydration
    • You have felt nauseous for a longer period of time and might be pregnant

    Long-term symptoms may be the result of a more serious disease and you should be examined by a doctor at a health centre.

    You should contact the emergency services for immediate medical advice if you have:

    • Hit your head
    • Have a stiff neck and heavy headache
    • Blood in your vomit
    • Strong stomach ache
    • High fever (over 39.5°)
    • Diarrhoea
    • High heart rate and breathing difficulties