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Is A Few Drops Of Blood In Vomit Worth Mentioning
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Yes, it's dangerous!: Your body is issuing a warning that your habit of purging through vomiting is tearing you up -- literally. Please, please see your physician about this, so you can protect your physical health. Also so you can begin treatment for your eating disorder. It is very dangerous. ...Read more
Depends: If you start off vomiting blood from the beginning of being sick - you probably need to go to the emergency room. If you have been throwing up and after a few episodes of vomiting you begin to see a few spots of blood, you are probably ok to just treat your illness and ignore the blood. But if there is lots of blood, or if what comes up is all blood, you need immediate attention. ...Read more
Yes: It also can look brown or like coffee grounds. If you're experiencing any of the above, call 911 or at least have someone else drive you to the er, as this can quickly become life-threatening. ...Read more
Important question.: If you vomit blood, it can actually look just like coffee grounds. Of course, it can look like bright red blood - particularly if bleeding is heavy or rapid. Blood that works its way through the whole GI tract can look like tar: shiny black tar. Having said all this, it is important to be evaluated by a doctor if you are having these symptoms. Seek urgent help if you feel you are in danger. ...Read more
Needs evaluation: Blood in vomit, regardless of age of the sufferer, is never normal. As such, and although the cause is likely easily explained (e.g. A mallory-weiss tear of the esophageal lining due to retching), it must be evaluated so serious pathology is not missed or diagnosis delayed. ...Read more
See doctor: Is not quite clear what happened to you. Vomit in blood is never normal. Is better to see doctor. ...Read more
An ambulance: Blood in the vomit could quickly become life-threatening. Even if it stopped now, it can easily recur. Call 911, or at least have someone take you to er. If it's been several days since it happened, still call your doctor now. ...Read more
Good idea: Should be sent to lab for testng at the very least. ...Read more
I've been vomiting and not keepin anything down for about 5 days haemoglobins been bit low and am on subq mtx and recently blood in vomit?
Call for appt now.: Though the fact that it has not recurred (yet) doesn't make it an emergency, none the less, blood in vomit cannot be ignored, even if it occurs only once. Call your primary care doc and check with there first. ...Read more
Hav barets eosophagus been sick with small amounts of blood in vomit daily tried to make appt with consultant no appts available 4 a while wot do I do?
I feel bloated and nauseatic after every meal, had spicy food a lot, excretion normal, had specks of bright red blood in vomit once, what is the problem?
Acid Reflux: It sounds like you may have too much acid in your stomach. You may need a medication to calm it down ...Read more
Is normal for there to be specs of blood in vomit immediately after appendectomy? Son began to vomit dark green liquid, still vomiting but normal now?
Important: Depending upon the duration of the symptoms it could be something serious like a peptic ulcer, a bleeding growth or something simple and self limiting like gastritis or a tear in the esophageal mucosa (mallory-weiss tear). In either case it is very important that you consult your physician urgently as massive bleeding can be potentially fatal. ...Read more
Cut back on: The combination, ; have a visit with your pcp. ...Read more
Would you know if your GI tract ruptured because I was drinking and vomited blood I hope I am not dying or anything so what would cause blood in vomit?
Vomiting blood a ser: If you ruptured GI tract, you'd be very ill with pain and fever. You don't indicicate how much you drank or how severe the vomniting was. If the vomiting was severe, you could have a tear in the gatroesophageal lining causing the bleedinbg. If you have been drinking for a long time, gastritis or ulcer needs to be excluded. In any event, you should see a doctor for further eval. As soon as possible. ...Read more
Vomit for 3 days, no fever, pain in stomache. Some blood in vomit, pain in esphoagus. Tubes tied and just ended cycle.
Needs investigation: You may have a tear from the vomiting or some other cause for the blood. This clearly needs to be investigated. See your doctor who can refer you to a gastroenterologist. If bleeding worsens go to the er. ...Read more
Friend has diverticulitis. Dark bruise appeared at her hip area, rt side. Sign of internal rupture? No blood in vomit. She has nausea & dizziness.
No sign of rupture: If diverticulitis ruptures, it is typically associated with either local or diffuse abdominal pain, worse when you press on the abdomen, but not bruising. Sounds like a trip to her doctors treating the diverticulitis is in order or a more complete evaluation. If not being treated, head to primary care or urgent care. Hope this helps! ...Read more
What does blood in vomit appear like? Being bulimic ive seen alot of black stringy, mucus for a year, doctor gave me indigestion meds for my heartburn.
See an ED therapist!: Bulimia is a very serious condition and yours has gone quite far enough. Please find good Eating Disorder Therapy. There have been too many lovely young women's deaths from this already. It's not necessary for you to know the exact nature of the contents of your vomitus - an exam can answer that easily. Much more important is effective ED therapy! Don't wait! ...Read more
I have had stomach pain upper epagastric area I found a lump now! I have blood in vomit dark red purple color looks like sand what could this be?
My relative had blood in vomit. Diagnosed to blood vessel burst in abdomen. How serious this is? What could be the cause? What is the treatment?
Had painful bowel Is this from constipation or stomach ucler Also have pain in abdomen, sides, back Had small drips of blood in vomit?
Needs eval: Hello, not sure why you are saying "painful bowel"? Perhaps you mean a lower spot in the abdomen hurts? Abdominal pain has many causes and sorting them out needs a one-on-one visit with a provider, especially in the case you describe with pain in many spots. Most concerning is blood in vomit, which does suggest bleeding from upper GI tract, i.e. gastritis or ulcer. Go in today for evaluation! ...Read more
Sharp waves of pain in abdomen Pain across lower back & sides Blood in vomit Is this constipation or could my stomach ucler be playing up?
Long term constipation, also black stool a month ago for 5days, burning in chest and blood in vomit once. Aunt died at34 of intestinal issue or cancer?
See your doctor ASAP: Black stool is a sign of internal bleeding, usually from the upper digestive tract and is an urgent medical problem. There are many potential causes, but they need to be dealt with right away. You should see your doctor immediately or go to the local emergency room. Good luck. ...Read more
Severe stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea. No fever. Could my stomach ulcer have perforated? Or more likely food poisoning? No blood in vomit.
Uric acid is increased and due to this I have not been able to eat hard stuff, I had a drip today but after an hour I vomit and it contain blood drops.
Not uric acid: A high uric acid level isn't going to prevent you from eating or cause you to vomit. If I understand, you have been unable to eat solids but did take liquid which you vomited and saw that it contains blood drops. You need to get with your physician and perhaps have endoscopy. You're on lexotinil, a benzodiazepine that interferes with learning and memory. Consider a 2nd physician's input. ...Read more
Wait: I'm sorry no one answered you earlier -- if the vomiting of blood has continued or gotten worse, or other symptoms are referable to your gut, make an office visit now. Otherwise, at your next office visit, you'll want to be sure to get the usual stool check for occult blood. ...Read more
Bowel issues like constipation and feeling of not empty stomach for a few months, today he vomited and found drops of blood in it. Is this serious?
Went to ER for swollowing glass. Got sent home.1 day latr sharp stomach pain. And suddenly threw up blood. Medium dark in color?! is it worth a trip back?
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