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Dark Blood In Vomit
I just had a tubal lapro on Mon and am still in a lot of pain in my belly button. Anow I'm bleeding dark blood, and some vomit. Pain isn't controlled
Call the doctor: Who performed the procedure, if (s)he can't be reached go to ER, yo don't want to wait with such symptoms, best wishes ...Read more
67y/o father throwing up dark blood several times in one day (a lot of dark blood vomit). Doctor said its food poisoning and gave ciprofloxacin and metronidazole. He just threw up violently again.
Important question.: If you vomit blood, it can actually look just like coffee grounds. Of course, it can look like bright red blood - particularly if bleeding is heavy or rapid. Blood that works its way through the whole GI tract can look like tar: shiny black tar. Having said all this, it is important to be evaluated by a doctor if you are having these symptoms. Seek urgent help if you feel you are in danger. ...Read more
Is normal for there to be specs of blood in vomit immediately after appendectomy? Son began to vomit dark green liquid, still vomiting but normal now?
Friend has diverticulitis. Dark bruise appeared at her hip area, rt side. Sign of internal rupture? No blood in vomit. She has nausea & dizziness.
No sign of rupture: If diverticulitis ruptures, it is typically associated with either local or diffuse abdominal pain, worse when you press on the abdomen, but not bruising. Sounds like a trip to her doctors treating the diverticulitis is in order or a more complete evaluation. If not being treated, head to primary care or urgent care. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have had stomach pain upper epagastric area i found a lump now! I have blood in vomit dark red purple color looks like sand what could this be?
Depends: If you start off vomiting blood from the beginning of being sick - you probably need to go to the emergency room. If you have been throwing up and after a few episodes of vomiting you begin to see a few spots of blood, you are probably ok to just treat your illness and ignore the blood. But if there is lots of blood, or if what comes up is all blood, you need immediate attention. ...Read more
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