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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Vomiting Blood (Definition)

Vomiting blood = hematemesis. This may be due ...Read more


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What does it mean when vomiting blood?

What does it mean when vomiting blood?

Not good: Can be different problems like stomach ulcer or esophageal varices, but if you are vomiting blood you need to go to er asap. ...Read more

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Is vomiting blood out indicate a serious problem?

Is vomiting blood out indicate a serious problem?

Yes, a serious one: You need to consult a gastroenterologist as soon as possible. You have a serious physical problem that needs high-level professional attention. ...Read more

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Is vomiting blood more than once a day a serious problem?

Emergency: It's a medical emergency! Without waisting any time, go to the nearest er immediately. If your condition does not allow you to drive or if you don't have a drive, please call 911. You better be safe! ...Read more

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Can I die from vomiting blood if I ignore it, if it was just a little blood?

Can I die from vomiting blood if I ignore it, if it was just a little blood?

Yes: You could have an ulcer that isn't bleeding that bad right now. However, if ignored, the ulcer can worsen leading to a hemorrhage from an underlying blood vessel. Mortality is increased in this setting. ...Read more

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What causes vomiting blood, I'm so scared and don't know what's wrong with me!

What causes vomiting blood, I'm so scared and don't know what's wrong with me!

Blood means ER: If vomiting blood, docs want to make sure the patient is stable & managed emergently if they are not. Most commonly blood in vomit may come from an ulcer, inflammation of the esophagus or stomach, or a tear in the esophagus usually associated w/vomiting. Other causes may be trauma to the back of the throat or mouth or from the lung blood & is noted in vomit. No dilly dally w/this; to er time. ...Read more

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Could stress cause vomiting blood?

Could stress cause vomiting blood?

Err on cautious side: Vomiting blood is not something to chalk up to stress! it requires urgent evaluation. Stop nsaid's, alcohol, tobacco ; head straight to the emergency room please. Once your hemodynamics are stabilized, the next step is to determine source ; control bleeding ;/or prevent rebleeding. ...Read more

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I'm vomiting blood and I'm bulemic. Are they related?

I'm vomiting blood and I'm bulemic. Are they related?

Probably: Regular irritation of the esophagus and throat by vomiting can result in many health problems, including GERD and lesions with bleeding. Best to see your doctor and a therapist who specializes in eating disorders.
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Is vomiting blood a normal part of the detox cleansing process?

Is vomiting blood a normal part of the detox cleansing process?

No: If you're detoxing from alcohol, the vomiting might be related to the withdrawal process. The blood is likely coming from areas in the GI tract that were inflamed from alcohol, tobacco, Aspirin or whatever. If you see more than just streaks of blood, you should be evaluated urgently. Your detox should be supervised by a physician. ...Read more

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Vomiting blood after all food has been vomited. I force myself to stop even though I need to continue to vomit. What can cause this?

Mallory-Weiss tear?: A mallory-weiss esophageal tear may develop after vigorous retching. Brisk red bleeding however should not be ignored or dismissed. Old blood may look like coffee-grounds, and be dark-colored. Oozing, small volume bleeds may be diluted by other stomach contents and may look like streaks, clots, or pink-tinged material. Any of these descriptions deserve evaluation--bleeding is never "normal.". ...Read more

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Why am I vomiting blood and chest pain?

Hematemesis: Get to the ER those symptoms are serious and need evaluation ...Read more

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Could vomiting blood mean you have cancer?

Could vomiting blood mean you have cancer?

Yes: ..But could also be the result of many other non malignant reasons. That is not to say it is ok. A person vomiting blood needs to be evaluated pronto. ...Read more

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Should you have a friend drive or call an ambulance for vomiting blood?

Depends: If you have been coughing a lot and now you are vomiting blood but the volume is not a lot, you probably have what is called a mallory weiss tear and it will heal. If you have not been coughing, then it is an emergency and you should get to the er in the quickest manor possible. Seek hep at any rate to be sure you are ok, it's just not as much of an emergency if you are coughing a lot. Still go. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more