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Seek care ASAP: Unless you have eaten a dark food like chocolate that would explain the color you need to seek care ASAP. Dark black or coffee ground like vomit is possibly blood. You could have a bleeding ulcer, or leaking blood vessel. ...Read more
No: It represents old blood that may be due to intravesical abnormal bleeding. Pleas tell your OB immediately. ...Read more
I threw up black vomit four day ago. I think it was because I was drinking Pepsi and black velvet. Could I be internally bleeding. I feel fine now?
Bleed: If you were bleeding from the upper digestive tract (stomach or duodenum) red blood would be noticeable. In addition, within 1-3 days your stools would be black. It appears that the color of your vomitus was due to materials that you ingested since you didn't pass black stool. ...Read more
My sister is throwing up black vomit and cannot keep anything down. Does she need to go to the hospital?
Yes: Possibly bleeding. Go to the emergency room ...Read more
I drank way too much and puked a purple black vomit, it was saturday night and I'm still standing. Is this internal bleeding?
It could be: Drinking alcohol excessively can irritate the lining of your stomach, causing gastritis. If severe, it can bleed. If you've been drinking like this for a long time, you can have enlarged blood vessels in your esophagus which can also bleed -- and which could be "puked." please see your physician about this bleeding, and also take a look at your drinking habits. ...Read more
Had dark black vomit and stool. Vomit recently changed to bright red. Very severe cramping on the lower right side. Is this an ulcer or gastritis?
Go to the ER: You need to be seen by your doctor as soon as possible. If you were my family member, I would have you seen emergently for your symptoms. You most likely have a GI bleed. ...Read more
Symptoms are nausea, vomiting, cramps, top of tongue is turning black, vomit has acid in it, stool is black?
May be G.I. Bleeding:
If you are taking any iron preparation, stop it.
If stools are still black, you need to see your doctor to investigate the problem. ...Read more
Symptoms are nausea, vomiting, cramps, top of tongue is turning black, vomit has acid in it and stool is black. What's wrong with me?
See MD: If stools are true jet black and not on medications, that may be indication upper GI tract bleeding. This needs md evaluation right away or go to er. ...Read more
What might be wrong. Six days ago I had intense black vomit followed by black faeces. Ever since not had any bowel movements totally constipated? ?
See doctor: What you are describing is potentially serious and needs prompt medical evaluation. Please see a healthcare provider ASAP... ...Read more
I am throwing up gray and a little bit of black vomit small amount of stomach pain what could be the cause also starting to get head ache?
Black is Bad: Your situation could be very dangerous. Seek evaluation with your physician or an emergency room to undergo testing as soon as possible. Symptoms of black vomit could suggest bleeding in the stomach from a small ulcer, however small things can become big things rapidly and be very dangerous. Don't delay getting an assessment and discuss all medications you may use, even if over the counter. ...Read more
I have been burping up egg tasting burp. And I woke up 3 hours ago to severe stomach pain and threw up black vomit I have GERD but take meds for it?
Should I take 16 yr old son to e r for gray stool and black vomit? Had blood in stool before. Blood work ok last month, started miralax (polyethylene glycol).
He's bleeding somewhere
Bile: Bilious vomitus is that color. If he has frequent episodes of vomiting, inflammation of the stomach lining (gastritis), gall bladder problems, hepatitis, intestinal adhesions, peptic ulcer, hiatal hernia are possibilities and he should be examined by a physician. Have him abstain from alcohol, caffeine, greasy and very spicy foods, nicotine in the meantime ...Read more
NOT good if melena: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests bleeding. When blood is denatured by acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may also be ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums. Stop any nsaid's you're taking, ; call your doctor right away 4 evaluation ...Read more
Yesterday I felt I swallowed an open stapler pin. Now d stool is dark or black. No vomiting so far. A little pain in abdomen. What should I do now??
You need a doctor: You should get an xray to check the location of the thing you swallowed AND you need a doctor to check if you have blood in the stool and to advise you if this thing has to be retrieved from inside you, or be allowed to come through on its own. ...Read more
My 1 year old son has been constipated but he just had a bowel movement today. It was really hard brown at first and then black. Now vomiting?
Black stool, vomiting, fatigue, and weight loss with sudden hives. Only slightly anemic. Should I go to ER or wait for a doctor appointment?
My 58 year old male friend has been vomiting black coffee ground looking and very smelly for a week plus 1 to 5 times a day, he is also having pain an?
Get thee to the ER: Your friend needs to go to the Emergency Room immediately as he probably has internal bleeding and could die. ...Read more
I had black poo and vomit 6 days ago ever since this I haven't been able to poo anything at all??
Go to your Doctor's: Please sign off of the internet and get to your medical clinic today. ...Read more
What could it mean when I am throwing up black vomit, having black diarrhea, and my intestines are swollen? Intestines are hard to the touch
I: I hope you are better by now. Sorry it took so long to respond. Black vomit suggests bleeding in the stomach or just below the stomach. Abdominal pain plus the vomiting do make me concern about a bleeding ulcer or serious inflammation in your stomach. If you are have symptoms at this time, visit an emergency room or urgent care center to get checked out. ...Read more
Probable gastritis: Alcohol is a toxin to the GI tract and can present with inflammation of the lining to the point of bleeding. The black flecks is what us doctors call 'coffee grounds' or old, digested blood. It would be best to abstain from alcohol use for the time being and use an otc antacid like Pepcid (famotidine) or Prilosec for a few days until you start feeling better. ...Read more
Wine and emesis: You need to see your internist and have GI testing done as the symptoms may be serious. ...Read more
What is best to do and what should I eat, after vomiting black after drinking too much alcohol and smoked weed?
Vomiting black: The best thing to do now after drinking too much, smoking weed, and then "vomiting black, " is to be seen by your physician. You could be bleeding from your stomach -- the black could be old blood. You may also need to be evaluated by a gastroenterologist. Please do not drink any more alcohol or smoke any more weed before getting yourself checked out medically. ...Read more
Husband went from vomiting black to bright red to yellow he had soup and couldn't hold it down barely holding down water and meds. What can I do?
Well: Generally the symptoms here require emergency evaluation and treatment. Take them to him to ER for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more