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cause of mallory weiss syndrome

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Pain, vomiting: Severe vomiting, retching can cause tear at the esophago-gastric junction resulting in bloody emesis. Diagnosis is made by endoscopy.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Gi bleeding: Mallory weiss syndrome or tears result from severe vomiting that can result in tears of the esophagus where it connects to the stomach. This can resul ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
I feel sick.: Described as a tear in the mucosal lining of the esophagus where it meets the stomach, as the result of prolonged or forceful vomiting.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
14 years experience Radiology
See below: Mallory weiss refers to partial tear at the gastroesophageal junction, usually due to severe retching & related to alcohol & eating disorders & rarely ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Mallory Weiss: Sure, Mallory-Weiss syndrome is the term for a tear (laceration) of the inner lining (mucous membrane) of the esophagus where it connects to the stoma ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
ER evaluation : High fever, persistent vomiting. Head to the ER for evaluation to control symptoms & get evaluated for possible complications.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Chills and fever: See a doctor or go to the er to make sure your chills and fever are the flu and not an infection related to your esophageal tear.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Cause of Conn's: 37F from PA "what causes Conn's Syndrome?" Classically due to adrenal adenoma making excess aldosterone. Aldosterone and eating too much salt causes h ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
45 years experience Travel Medicine
Varies: This is a neuropsychiatric disorder most often coexisting with other psychiatric diagnoses like bipolar or schizophrenia.It can also follow head traum ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Trisomy 13 and 18: Patau's syndrome (trisomy 13) – an extra copy of chromosome 13 is found in body's cells. Edwards syndrome (trisomy 18)- An extra copy for all or part ... Read More

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