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What would be the cause for throwing up blood?

What would be the cause for throwing up blood?

Ulcer: Anyone who throws up blood should see a doctor, surgeon, or gastroenterologist to determine the cause. Although the most commen causes include peptic ulcers there could be others such as esophageal (food pipe) tears or ulcers or varices, stomach polyps or cancer, abnormal blood vessels as well. ...Read more

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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more


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What are the causes of throwing up and pooing blood?

What are the causes of throwing up and pooing blood?

Go to the ER: There can be many causes of passing blood in the stool, but it is impossible to know what it is without tests. Some of the potential causes are important to diagnose quickly, so you should go to the emergency room for the most expeditious work up. Hope this helps. Do not delay. ...Read more

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I'm five months pregnant and I've been throwing up blood for two days now and I'm trying to find out why cause I'm very scared?

I'm five months pregnant and I've been throwing up blood for two days now and I'm trying to find out why cause I'm very scared?

Go to the ER.: Throwing up blood is never normal, and can be serious. You need to go to the ER now. If you are dizzy or weak or throwing up constantly, have someone else drive you or call 911. ...Read more

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I just found out that my grandma went to the hospital because she was throwing up blood in the middle of the night. Possible causes for this?

I just found out that my grandma went to the hospital because she was throwing up blood in the middle of the night. Possible causes for this?

Blood vomiting: It means your granma has a serious bleeding problem originating in her gastrointestinal tract. I am sure the hospital is working hard to discover the reason. ...Read more

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What would cause my urine to be competly milky and chalky with some blood and abdomen pain while throwing up multiple times that's just clear liquid sometimes dry heaves?

What would cause my urine to be competly milky and chalky with some blood and abdomen pain while throwing up multiple times that's just clear liquid sometimes dry heaves?

See a doctor: Blood in the urine is not normal and could signal infection or stone, among other possibilities. The "chalky" appearing urine and symptoms you describe suggest infection. Please see a doctor for as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My wife has been having severe nose bleeds and throwing up blood but its after she drinks tap water or orange juice could they be the cause of it?

Unlikely: Have her be examined for causes of nose bleeds and throwing up blood, the tests should be up to her doctor. The fluids may serve as irritant for coughing or nausea but not the blood. Good luck. ...Read more

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5 weeks pregnant. Can't eat, can't sleep cause of nausea. Spit up light red blood after throwing up 30 min before. What does it mean? Solutions?

5 weeks pregnant. Can't eat, can't sleep cause of nausea. Spit up light red blood after throwing up 30 min before. What does it mean? Solutions?

ER: You need to be admitted to the hospital ASAP. Hyperemesis gravidarum is caused by rapidly rising levels of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin. You may become dangerously dehydrated. You need IV antibiotics and nutrition to stabilize you and your developing baby. ...Read more

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My girlfriend went to the doctor. She was throwing up and spitting up blood. If she got pregnant while taking her birth control can it cause this?

My girlfriend went to the doctor. She was throwing up and spitting up blood. If she got pregnant while taking her birth control can it cause this?

Pregnant/vomiting: Pregnancy can cause the severe vomiting, and if you throw up hard enough or long enough, there can be a little blood associated with it if you cause little tears at the bottom of the esophagus or irritated lining of the stomach. It likely has nothing to do with her having been on birth control, and everything to do with her vomiting a lot because of the pregnancy hormones. Needs to see OB for help. ...Read more

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What causes our blood to thicken?

What causes our blood to thicken?

There are: Multiple factors in the blood that are called coagulants and clotting factors that cause the blood to thicken and clot their preventing excessive bleeding ...Read more

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What can cause slimy reddish blood?

Where?: Vaginally would be from mild dehydrating / concentrating of the blood, making it appear somewhat shiny or "slimy." (...Or you might be a zombie...) good luck! Please re-ask with more specifics if this was not what you were intending. ...Read more

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What. Cause. Blood. In. a. eraction?

What. Cause. Blood. In. a. eraction?

Incomprehensible: Your question is incomprehensible. I am sorry. If you need to read a book on anatomy and physiology that may be a better way to learn about this part of your body. But this site is for simple specific questions to enhance one's health care. You are asking us to teach you anatomy and physiology and that is not the purpose or ability of this forum. ...Read more

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Causes of some blood durinh vommitting?

Varied: Stomach ulcer, esophageal tear, gastritis among others. Causes like esophageal varices or fistula between the aorta and esophagus would tend to bleed a lot. Why are you vomiting? ...Read more

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What would cause rh9 blood factor to drop?

What would cause rh9 blood factor to drop?

??: I see your question's been out there for a while. Perhaps it's because I (and others?) have no idea what rh9 is. And the rh blood factor, for a given individual, is either there or it's not. So I'm not sure what you mean about it dropping. ...Read more

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What would cause me to have light pink blood when I wipe?

What would cause me to have light pink blood when I wipe?

If you are on clomid (clomiphene): Please discuss with the doc who put u on the Clomid (clomiphene) as u need close monitoring on Clomid (clomiphene) to see if it is working and to make sure u do not get hyperstimulation of the ovaries, your doc can do an exam and ultrasound to check everything. ...Read more

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What is the cause of having a low amount of blood in your system?

Anemia: Anemia can be due to many things, including bleeding, poor nutrition, chronic illness, or systemic problems like renal failure. If you are anemic, it is important for you and your doctor to figure out why, and take steps to correct it. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of when I do toilet from behin I see blood? How can I stop it? (a guy)

What can be the cause of when I do toilet from behin I see blood? How can I stop it? (a guy)

Rectal Bleeding: Rectal bleeding may have a # of causes to include: hemorrhoids, anal fissure, fistula, polyp, cancer, or inflammation or infection of GI tract. Please see your physician to get this checked.
Once the cause is determined - then tx plan can be developed. Take care. ...Read more

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I am so worried about my husband's health. He urinates yesterday with a few drop of blood. What causes this and what could be the remedies? Thanks!

I am so worried about my husband's health. He urinates yesterday with a few drop of blood. What causes this and what could be the remedies? Thanks!

Stop worrying ;: Encouage him 2c urologist. Few drops of blood after urination in a young man suggests urethrorrhagia, urethral stricture or prostatitis. Cancer, presenting in this way, would be very rare. However, never say never ; thus consultation with urologist, who will likely advise a cystoscopic examination, is advised. ...Read more

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What causes blood in snot?

What causes blood in snot?

Inflammation: The nose is very vascular (many blood vessels-including very small capillaries), and minor inflammation of those blood vessels can sometimes cause blood tinged mucus. ...Read more

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What causes "watery" blood?

What causes "watery" blood?

Anemia: I'm going to assume that this is what you mean by 'watery blood.' Anemia is common and is always serious. You should insist on both the scientific (rather than 'pop', such as 'watery') terminology and a full explanation. ...Read more

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What causes blood of the gum?

What causes blood of the gum?

GINGIVITIS: Bleeding gums is a sign of moderate to severe gingivitis. The gums are either invected or irritated by plaque or calculus ont he teeth. See your dentist for a thorough exam and prophylaxis (tooth cleaning). In the meantime start flossing and brushing to remove the plaque.
Hormonal changes may also cause gums to bleed. ...Read more

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What causes blood to not clot?

What causes blood to not clot?

Antithrombin: The body has a complex system of clotting and anti clotting cascades. The principle anticlotting proteins are Antithrombin which in turn requires other cofactors to function properly. Once a clot begins to form, plasmin becomes activated which breaks down clot. Whether a clot forms or not is a race between the pro-clotting and anti-clotting pathways. ...Read more

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What causes low blood pressue?

Many things: There are many things that can cause this; sometimes, it's not even pathological, the person just normally has lower blood pressure. If it is acute, it could be due to infection or dehydration. It could be due to heart failure. It could be due to endocrine problems. It is impossible to build a reasonable differential from a single symptom. ...Read more

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What causes of normocytic blood?

What causes of normocytic blood?

Good health: Normocytic means 'normal cell' and is what is supposed to be found. Adequate diet and reasonable health "produce" this. ...Read more

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What causes blood in your urine?

What causes blood in your urine?

Infection, tumor, etc: Most common cause is a bladder infection, usually associated with symtoms of urinary frequency, buring on urination, foul smelling urine &? Pain. Can be a sign of cancerin urinary tract anywhere from kidney -> bladder, prostate or urethra, kidney disease such as glomerulonephritis, kidney stone, blood vessel abnormality, or medications. Microscopic blood from all of above + interstuitial cystitis. ...Read more

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What causes blood in your urine?

What causes blood in your urine?

Many causes: There are many causes to blood in urine. My usual workup includes kidney ultrasound, urinalysis, analysis of urine for protein. If all of these are nonrevealing, cystoscopy can be performed also. I do recommend that you see your physcician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes blood in the urine and pain?

What causes blood in the urine and pain?

Painful hematuria: Obstructing kidney or ureteral stones, pyelonephritis, mechanical blockage, trauma & tumors kidney. Bladder infections, interstitial cystitis, prostatitis & occasional drug side effects. ...Read more

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What is the causes of blood in the urine?

What is the causes of blood in the urine?

Many, usually benign: Bladder infection (hemorrhagic cystitis), kidney or bladder stone, interstitial cystitis, glomerulonephritis (type of kidney disease), bleeding blood vessel abnormality, malignancies (eg cancer) of bladder, kidney, prostate or urethra or can be benign microscopic hematuria (sometimes familial). But rule of thumb is that it signifies possible cancer unless proven to the contrary. ...Read more

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What could cause blood streaks in panties?

What could cause blood streaks in panties?

GI or not GI origin?: Blood in undies is a warning sign & may originate from skin, gut, urologic &/or gynecologic sites. Evaluation is always appropriate. For bleeding from the gut, a rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anal canal. ...Read more