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Causes Of 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
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
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
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
Could drinking too much alcohol and throwing up four times cause creatine blood test to be elevated three days later?
Yes: You may be dehydrated. Assuming you have no kidney disease previously ...Read more
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?
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?
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?
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
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
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
??: 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
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
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
Daily BMs...sometimes twice a day. Normal brown, no blood, smooth and easily passed but seem just a little more oval shaped then round. Poss causes?
That's normal: Round, hard stools are more likely in someone who is constipated. You're not. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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