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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please let your dr: Know asap or go to er. Sometimes black material that is vomited can contain blood.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Learn from mistake!: The best thing you can do is thank your lucky stars that your 1st try was a bad experience. Don't do it again! They mean it when they say that meth ki ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Messamore
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't repeat!!!: "Black stuff" in vomit is usually from blood (it turns black, often resembling coffee grounds, when blood contacts stomach acid). You should see a do ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get seen now: If you want to live. You are bleeding from your stomach. What you are vomiting is your damaged life's blood. This is VERY serious. Go to the emergenc ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Coffee ground emesis: Coffee ground emesis may be secondary to bleeding in the stomach. Have yourself examined, check blood counts and treat the cause and anemia if any.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
25 years experience Hepatology
Coffee grounds: What you are describing can be bleeding in the stomach or esophagus. When blood touches the acid in your stomach it turns black. If you are vomiting f ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Urgent: Vomiting blood can be very serious also black material partially digested so been bleeding for awhile. May be ulcer swallowed blood from nose bleed. V ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Let your OB doc know: You definitely need medical attention. I would suggest in your way to ER to call and let your obstetrician know. This way he/ she would get in touch w ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
38 years experience Pulmonology
Smoke, old blood: Most common cause of black phlegm would be from smoke such as from cigarette/marijuana smoking. Coal miners used to have black phlegm but now they we ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Steckelman
Specializes in Pediatrics
May persist weeks: If you were a heavy smoker for years symptoms may persist for weeks or months.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
25 years experience Family Medicine
Coughing black stuff: Are you a smoker? It could be blood or a bad respiratory infection. Have you had a fever? Need to quit smoking and drinking alcohol if you are doin ... Read More
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