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Is coffee ground emesis bad when you have blood in stool?

Is coffee ground emesis bad when you have blood in stool?

Yes, needs eval: Coffee ground emesis desribes vomiting up material that looks like 'coffee grounds' but is actually blood in the stomach. This is a serious problem whether there is blood in the stool or not. Coffee ground emesis needs to be evaluated by a physician immediately as this can be a life-threatening problem. ...Read more

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Digestive bleeding is also known as Gastrointestinal bleeding. Digestive bleeding is a clinical finding in which a person has bleeding in his digestive system. The digestive system starts from the mouth, goes to the throat, esophagus, stomach, and intestines, and ends at the anus. Bleeding in this system can cause red or ...Read more

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Dealing with Emesis (Checklist)

Stick to clear liquids like ice chips and popsicles
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Drink small amounts of fluids frequently
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Avoid solids until you're able to go several hours without vomiting
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Start with a very bland diet once you're able to eat
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Dealing with Emesis (Checklist)

Avoid foods known to aggravate stomach
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Drink small amounts of water frequently
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Most cases resolve quickly, but don't delay seeing a doc if worse
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5 day Runny/watery stools, constipation, stomach Cramps that come and go. Vomiting. Strips that look like blood in stool. Please help me?

5 day Runny/watery stools, constipation, stomach Cramps that come and go. Vomiting. Strips that look like blood in stool. Please help me?

Gi exam needed: see general MD first. Have stools tested for infections If not resolved may need further work up by GI MD to look at bowel ...Read more

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Dealing with Emesis (Checklist)

Remain upright during emesis
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Clear liquid diet
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manage constipation
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Avoid alcohol or drugs
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Gastrointestinal Bleeding (Definition)

Gastrointestinal bleeding is bleeding that occurs anywhere in the digestive tract (which runs from the mouth to the anus). Blood may be seen in vomit or stool. Common causes include infections, hemorrhoids, and damage to the lining ...Read more

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Blood In Stool (Definition)

Blood in the stool of babies is always a concern and should be investigated. Some of the causes include food allergies, infection of the bowels (bacterial gastroenteritis), anal ...Read more

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