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Home Remedies For Vomiting Blood
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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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
I'm vomiting blood since morning, not too much blood every time but I'm worried/is that bad? I vomited 4 times till now. Thanks.
Vomiting blood: This is a life threatening emergency! You must get to a hospital urgently! ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Across the room: Basically, the vomit spews out the mouth and across the room, like a "projectile" And the projectile vomiting of blood is certainly a great concern! ...Read more
I have cirrhosis with vomiting blood and now ascistes, is this late stages and how concerned should I be?? Pls help!
Know your options: If the cause of your cirrhosis can be identified and managed, it can often be partly reversed unless you've developed untreatable hepatocellular carcinoma as a complication. If you are a candidate for liver transplant, that's a hope. Even if there's hope, I'd urge you to do the things I'd do if I think my time was limited -- heal any broken relationships, cherish every minute, think spirituality. ...Read more
Son 13 became violent during anaesthesia recovery for appended to my, was sedated and didn't wake up for 5 hours then woke up vomiting blood. Is this?
I'm on methotrexate subq and have been vomiting blood and I'm dehydrated what advice would you give?
Call dr now or ER: Call your doctor immediately or go to the emergency room. ...Read more
A friend is vomiting blood and hasn't used the bathroom 4 days, and feel his stomach is collapsing what is it?
I am having really bad stomach pain and vomiting blood I was checked for ulcer and thankfully I don't have ulcer but what can it be?
...Is something called mallory-weiss tear:
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000269.Htm
this can be an emergency if it does not go away quickly. ...Read more
GI doc: Vomiting blood may be a serious issue, reflecting e.g. Ulcer of stomach or duodenum, lacerated blood vessel, varicose veins of esophagus or stomach, inflammation of stomach or gut. May be self-limited, or not. Should see gastroenterologist, for further evaluation (endoscopy), or endoscopic rx is needed. Can work with your primary doc. ...Read more
A work up: First your vital signs will be taken to see how sick you are. You will be asked questions regarding your history and alcohol use. Blood work will probably be done and an IV may be inserted. Based on how sick you are, you may receive medicine though the IV or fluids though the iv. In extreme cases you may require emergency consultation with a gastroenterologist who may perform endoscopy. ...Read more