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Pyloric stenosis is the thing to rule out. My babes have been serious spitters and projectile vomitted, too, but didn't have PS. We had an u/s done to rule it out on my 2nd DS because it was worst at about 6 weeks, and apparently that's when PS shows up the most, too.
For us, it was "just" reflux, and taking him to a chiropractor made a total difference for him. He was adjusted on a Wednesday, and didn't throw up or spit up again until the following Tuesday - this from spitting 2-6 times per day, every day! We continued with weekly appointments and he either outgrew it or was "fixed" by 6 months when we moved and didn't see the chiro anymore.
My first son was on meds for the reflux (and we chose not to use the ones to make the spitting stop, just the ones to make it stop hurting), and it lingered for a very long time. My 2wk old is starting to spit up more, and I'll be taking him to the chiro next week (along with myself!) to get him checked out.
Is there a reflux board here? If so, you might post there for other associated symptoms. I'm not sure if there's any easy way to tell reflux from pyloric stenosis, without an u/s of the stomach. But I certainly hope, for your little one, that it's simply reflux and will resolve quickly!