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My daughter woke up early this morning vomiting a dark brown mucus. what could this be?

My daughter woke up early this  morning vomiting a dark brown mucus.  what could this be?

Vomiting: if she is vomiting mucous, it may maybe mixed with some old blood. If she has no fever and breathing well, try to use humidifier and drinking enough fluids. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more


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Vomiting dark brown. I dcsid consume alcohol all last night until early morning today. Should I be worried?

Vomiting dark brown. I dcsid consume alcohol all last night until early morning today. Should I be worried?

Yes: Bleeding in the esophagus or stomach can occur from ruptured blood vessels or injury to the mucosal lining from excessive alcohol use, particularly in those people with liver disease. You should see your doctor or go to the nearest ER as soon as possible for evaluation and any necessary treatment. ...Read more

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I've had a cough for a few months I smoke ive been on antibiotics inhalers cough syrup now im coughing so much im throwing up dark brown green stuff?

I've had a cough for a few months I smoke ive been on antibiotics inhalers cough syrup  now im coughing so much im throwing up dark brown green stuff?

Cough: This is normal. Your lungs are healing during the time your not smoking and trying to get out all the tar you have exposed your lungs over the duration of smoking. ...Read more

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Throwing up brown stuff what does it mean?

Throwing up brown stuff what does it mean?

Brown stuff: Vomiting brown stuff may be due to an ulcer. See your doctor for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What does vomiting brown coffee grounds mean?

What does vomiting brown coffee grounds mean?

Gastro Bleed: It means a bleed in the upper intestinal tract, usually the stomach or esophagus. The acid of the stomach makes the blood turn black. You need an evaluation as to the cause and you need treatment for the cause of the bleed- this should not be ignored. ...Read more

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My son is vomiting uncontrollably and is vomiting what looks like brown coffee grounds what causes that?

My son is vomiting uncontrollably and is vomiting what looks like brown coffee grounds what causes that?

Blood in stomach: Blood mixes with acid in the stomach and looks like coffee-grounds. The blood could be from an ulcer in the stomach, or could come from a broken blood vessel or capillary in the esophagus. ...Read more

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Female, 81 years old. Began vomiting 5 a.M. This morning(5 episodes). Substance is brown. Insists she is feeling better. What is the best course of action?

Female, 81 years old. Began vomiting 5 a.M. This morning(5 episodes). Substance is brown.  Insists she is feeling better. What is the best course of action?

Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose the reason for emesis. If the vomit looks like dark brown coffee grounds, this could be from gastrointestinal bleeding. If that is the case, she should be evaluated emergently. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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Throwing Up (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more