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I've been throwing up yellow an red liquid my stomach is empty so I'm sure it's stomach acid mixed with blood what does this mean???

I've been throwing up yellow an red liquid my stomach is empty so I'm sure it's stomach acid mixed with blood what does this mean???

Hematemesis: Vomiting blood needs to be evaluated emergently either by your MD or in an ER. You could have an ulcer, hemorrhagic gastritis or a tear at the gastroesophageal junction (mallory weiss tear). Please get this checked out ASAP! ...Read more

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Can stomach acid cause diareha?

Can stomach acid cause diareha?

No: stomach acid is a normal secretion of the body, which aids in digesting food. It does not cause diarrhea. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'd really like to know how much stomach acid is in the stomach?

I'd really like to know how much stomach acid is in the stomach?

Stomach acid: About 700 ml from a meal. For more info go to http://www.Madsci.Org/posts/archives/2000-01/946931069.Bc.R.Html. ...Read more

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Would stress low stomach acid?

Would stress low stomach acid?

No: Usually stress is associated witha decrease in the stomach ph and an increase in acid production. ...Read more

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Will buttermilk help with stomach acid?

Will buttermilk help with stomach acid?

Makes it worse...: Another "old wife's tale" shot down! fats delay stomach emptying (which means stomach acid sits in your stomach longer); calcium stimulates release of gastrin (a hormone that turns up acid production). There's plenty of fat and calcium in buttermilk. ...Read more

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Can excess stomach acid cause diarrhoea?

Can excess stomach acid cause diarrhoea?

Gastrinoma: Yes, diarrhea is anticipated in a condition called zollinger-ellison syndrome, in which excessive acid production by a gastrinoma tumor promotes diarrhea by a number of mechanisms. In the average person with acid indigestion without an associated gastrinoma, the answer is however no. ...Read more

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Can stress affect the amount of stomach acid production?

Can stress affect the amount of stomach acid production?

Some stress, yes: In some kinds of stress (not all), there can be hypersecretion of stomach acid. For instance, in ICU patients with major burns and cranial trauma, endoscopy shows the incidence of acute gastric mucosal abnormalities is >75%. This can come from both increased gastrin secretion leading to acid production, and impaired mucus protection in the stomach. Some stress can also decrease stomach acid. ...Read more