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Red Vomit (Overview)

Red vomit is a symptom in which the material a person vomits (throws up) has a red color. The color can be from things the person ate or drank, but more importantly, red vomit can be due to fresh bleeding.


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What could cause red vomit?

What could cause red vomit?

?blood: blood would certainly cause this color, or something red you ate or drank. Get it evaluated if it is continuing. A dr. can also check with a simple test if it is blood in your vomit, which would need to be evaluated asap. Good luck. ...Read more

Red Vomit (Overview)

Red vomit is a symptom in which the material a person vomits (throws up) has a red color. The color can be from things the person ate or drank, but more importantly, red vomit can be due to fresh bleeding.


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What's it mean to vomit dark red mucusy stuff after a coughing fit?

What's it mean to vomit dark red mucusy stuff after a coughing fit?

Get help now: Pain/bleeding/swelling are all signs that you need immediate attention. Call physician now or go to er. ...Read more

Dr. Keshab Paudel Dr. Paudel
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Red vomit (Tip)

Avoid the activities and food that cause nausea and vomiting to get better. ...See more

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Treating Nausea & Vomiting (Checklist)

See your doctor to diagnose reason for nausea
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Avoid anything that aggravates nausea
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Take prescribed treatment carefully
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I've gotten red spots under my eyes. I noticed them yesterday, but i threw up today. I didn't cry or vomit yesterday. How do I get rid of them?

I've gotten red spots under my eyes. I noticed them yesterday, but i threw up today. I didn't cry or vomit yesterday. How do I get rid of them?

Time...........: The red spots under your eyes probably occurred as a result of the episode of vomiting. These are small blood vessels that have ruptured and will heal--as any bruise does over the next few days to week or two. ...Read more

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What could cause red vomit?

?blood: blood would certainly cause this color, or something red you ate or drank. Get it evaluated if it is continuing. A dr. can also check with a simple test if it is blood in your vomit, which would need to be evaluated asap. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano Dr. Cattano
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Red vomit (Tip)

Persistent, recurrent, prolonged emesis, or vomit that contains blood, warrants medical evaluation. ...See 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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Can black / red vomit be caused from alcohol?

Can black / red vomit be caused from alcohol?

Very likely: Chronic/excessive alcohol drinking could lead to various ailments including hepatitis, liver failure, portal hypertension, bleeding ulcers leading to black/red vomit. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more