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Brown Bile Vomit
I've had a bad headache for 3 days now and i just vomited brown/black chunks, no bile, or "dry". Must be a migraine. But the vomit, is it normal?
Vomiting nonstop, had big brown thing stuck in throat during one bought, straight bile now with mucous and some bright red blood. What is it?
I woke up coughing and vomiting, the color was a brownish thickmilky like and tasted of bile, but did not burn my throat. Hard time breathing, thou?
I've been throwing up whatever I eat. I tried not eating. This morning it was bile. Threw up a little while ago and it was brown . Why ?
See you doctor: If you have had prolonged vomiting and now it has gone from yellow to brown, you want to make sure there is not blood causing the color. Please see your doctor ...Read more
My mom's been throwing up brown bile that smells like feces/rotten food, 8 days now no food, very disoriented are we at the end of her PPC battle?
Sudden severe sharp pain in lower left back and stomach, nausea, vomiting, sometimes vomiting greenish-brown bile, and burping. Pain comes and goes?
Need abdominal exam : These are not normal findings to have. So the best plan is to see your primary care physician and have them do a full physical, and most importantly a thorough abdominal examination. This will explain a lot. Plus if there's further testing needed, it can be done or ordered at that time. Don't delay, as you don't want to end up in the emergency room. Prevention starts now, and you want to get to the root cause. ...Read more
Biliary emesis: Bile is typically a golden yellow color. It mixes with food to help digest dietary fats. When bile backs up into the stomach, it may appear in your vomitus. When persistent, it can lead to alkaline reflux and stomach irritation. Lots of common things can cause bilary emesis, but if persistent, worsening, or associated with pain, tenderness, weight loss, blood then please have it evaluated. ...Read more
Ileus: There are many reasons for vomiting bile. Some of them more serious and might be a sign of small intestine obstruction. In your situation you developed a temporary cessation of small bowel movents. It should recover soon. Caution on eating within the next few hours. Also pay attention to changing or new signs . ...Read more
Yes: Improper digestion can mean different things. Vomiting anything on a regular basis is not normal. Bile is a yellow greenish bitter tasting fluid the liver makes. When a persons stomach is empty and they are flat bile can fill the stomach. That along with acid from the stomach can make you nauseous. Often acid reflux will add to this. Medicine like Prilosec or Zantac (ranitidine) can help. If not c Doctor ...Read more
My boy 3yrs old, vomiting every 20-30 minutes for 12 hrs now, just had bloody flecks in with the bile?
Follow up: Frequent vomiting in a young child- important to have him checked out for dehydration. Important to wait 1-2 hours after vomiting before trying to give fluids. Also start with sips, small amounts. May need intravenous fluids if he is unable to keep liquids down. Question has been up for 13 hours. Hope you sought out medical care in the interim. ...Read more
Up and had the need to vomit, though what only came out was some acid green liquid, might it have been bile?
Biliary emesis: Bile is typically a golden yellow to green color. It mixes with food to help digest dietary fats. When bile backs up into the stomach, it may appear in your vomitus. When persistent, it can lead to alkaline reflux and stomach irritation. Lots of common things can cause bilary emesis, but if persistent, worsening, or associated with pain, tenderness, weight loss, blood then please have it evaluated. ...Read more
I had a cholysystectomy 10 yrs ago, I have a lot of upper right pain and can vomit endless bile, I have Crohn's but it's unrelated. Is this concerning?
Yes: Stomach pain & endless vomiting is certainly a sign that there is something abnormal going on. Although you say it is unrelated, crohn's disease is caused when your immune system attacks the lining of the intestines and this inflammatory response can occur anywhere along the GI tract and is often triggered by reaction to abnormal gut flora. See a GI doc or #functional #medicine specialist. ...Read more
An ambulance: Blood in the vomit could quickly become life-threatening. Even if it stopped now, it can easily recur. Call 911, or at least have someone take you to er. If it's been several days since it happened, still call your doctor now. ...Read more
My 33 month old keeps vomiting white frothy fluid and bile, no temp and sleepy, what should I do, thankyou?
Been vomitting, and have noticed what looks like coffe grounds, bile, blood, and undigested food? Have gastroparesis and reactive gastritis
Im 16weekspregnant and have no morning sickness at all but this morning i got sick before i ate and started vomiting bile with blood in it. Is it bad?
A number of things: If persists or recurs need to see doctor. ...Read more
I woke up this morning with pain in my left side and vomiting bright yellow bile. I do not have my gallbladder.
Check for...: If the vomiting and pain is persistent go to the ED to make sure this is not associated with a pancreatitis( inflammation of the pancreas) and which could be very dangerous. Other possible reasons: viral infection, gastritis, among others depending on what other symptoms you are presenting. ...Read more