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Dark Specks In Vomit
Vomited this morning and it consisted of brown flakes and some dark brown and black blobs. I didnt vomit to much.
Somewhat concerning: What's concerning is the dark brown and more so black. If you ate something that may look like that, then it's less concerning - though not too many people eat things that are black!. The reason for the concern is that blood can oxidize in the intestinal tract and appear black and vomiting blood is always something for concerned. I would encourage you to review this with your doctor. Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been vomiting since about 8 pm.I was concerned that im not able to keep any fluids down.My biggest concern now is that it's dark green.
Go to er: Asap. You may be dehydrated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Gtubetoddler. vomits often. Not sick-Lots of fancy tests but No cause has been found.Vomit is normally his white formula. Tonight it's dark green?
G-tube vomiting: No positive PH probe overnight in the hospital for reflux esophagitis? That is surprising. Bilious vomitus is bright yellow green. That happens after usually after multiple times of vomiting in a row. Coffee grounds-looking vomitus can be from bleeding from the upper GI tract. Please let us know which fancy tests have been done. Do you keep your toddler upright for 1/2-1 hour after feeds? ...Read more
Bile: Bilious vomitus is that color. If he has frequent episodes of vomiting, inflammation of the stomach lining(gastritis), gall bladder problems, hepatitis, intestinal adhesions, peptic ulcer, hiatal hernia are possibilities and he should be examined by a physician. Have him abstain from alcohol,caffeine,greasy and very spicy foods,nicotine in the meantime ...Read more
Get help now: Pain/bleeding/swelling are all signs that you need immediate attention. Call physician now or go to er. ...Read more