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I haven't eaten anything since yesterday afternoon, and I have been throwing up green thick vomit. The last thing I ate was macaroni and cheese?

I haven't eaten anything since yesterday afternoon, and I have been throwing up green thick vomit. The last thing I ate was macaroni and cheese?

Food poisoning?: Possible food poisoning or viral gastroenteritis. Make sure you are able to keep hydrated. If symptoms do not resolve after 24-48 hours seek medical attention. If you can't keep water down, go to the ER for evaluation ...Read more

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My 2 yr old just vomited thick gagging vomit and hasn't urinated in over 12 hours what could be wrong with her?

My 2 yr old just vomited thick gagging vomit and hasn't urinated in over 12 hours what could be wrong with her?

Vomiting: About a thousand things. The most important thing is to make sure the child does not dehydrate. Lack of urinating is a sign of dehydration. I would strongly recommend getting the child to the er for an assessment. ...Read more

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What does thick green vomit suggest, along with a migraine?

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What does thick green vomit suggest, along with a migraine?

Green vomit: Some causes are; Infection of liver, Alcohol or medications such as pain pills, Food allergies or food poisoning, Bowel obstruction, etc. Consult your PCP to explore cause. ...Read more

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My partner has brown thick lumps in his vomit what could this be? & should I be worried he ask so described having a bad belly and heartburn

My partner has brown thick lumps in his vomit what could this be? & should I be worried he ask so described having a bad belly and heartburn

Old blood: There is possibility it is an old blood specially if it looks like coffee ground material
with history of reflux and heartburn and abdominal pain that not unusual
my advise take him to a doctor that will verify the problem and give him proper medicine and protect him from any future bleeding
good luck ...Read more

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Phlegm sensation at back of throat coming from sinus, can't cough out feels thick (stuck) feel like vomiting, no runny nose, but dizziness eye floaters?

Phlegm sensation at back of throat coming from sinus, can't cough out feels thick (stuck) feel like vomiting, no runny nose, but dizziness eye floaters?

Phlegm: Sounds like you have a post nasal drip. try taking mucinex, (guaifenesin) and avoiding dairy foods for a while and see if this helps. Uncontrolled gastritis could also cause post nasal drip. Do you have gerd or sour sensation, heart burn. Then I would suggest you take prilosec 1 tablet a day. ...Read more

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What does vomiting up a thick black substance indicate? I am in good health but had this vomiting issue last night. I am 20 yrs. Old. I am a smoker.

What does vomiting up a thick black substance indicate? I am in good health but had this vomiting issue last night. I am 20 yrs. Old. I am a smoker.

Possible emergency: I answer you because I think you might be in an emergency situation so you should talk to someone immediately, a physician, or seek help immediately. ...Read more

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My 18months old suddenly cough and vomit clear and thick mucus in the middle of the night?

My 18months old suddenly cough and vomit clear and thick mucus in the middle of the night?

Posttussive vomiting: It is very common for little kids to vomit after coughing known as post tussive vomiting. I am sure he felt better and slept better after that. Whenever they cough they are trying to bring something up. Once it is out they feel relief. ...Read more

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I started my period 3 days early and it has been two days and I pass heavy thick clots if I cough or yell, I also been vomiting as well for two days?

Viral?: If nausea and vomiting is not the norm for you when you have your period, I suspect you have some GI bug that is causing the nausea and vomiting. See MD for antinausea meds if necessary and drink lots of liquids. ...Read more

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My daughter has come down with a thick rash on her face and neck, has been vomiting after eating. Could be allergic. How can I treat her?

My daughter has come down with a thick rash on her face and neck, has been vomiting after eating. Could be allergic. How can I treat her?

Rash & vomiting: Is she febrile? Any sore throat, headache, or Other symptoms? RASH & vomiting could be due to so many causes, some are serious, please take your daughter today to her doctor or ER, try to keep her hydrated with frequent small sips of clear fluids depending on her age, no food or dairy products. I hope she feels better soon. ...Read more

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I 've had a tickly upper throat cough with thick mucus production for 2 months. It sets off spasms of coughing that end with me vomiting the mucus up?

I 've had a tickly upper throat cough with thick mucus production for 2 months. It sets off spasms of coughing that end with me vomiting the mucus up?

Sinusitis: With the symptoms that you describe I would be concerned that you have a bacterial sinus infection and would benefit from an antibiotic. A persistent cough could also be indicative of pertussis or whooping cough, but that doesn't usually involve a thick mucus like you are having. It may be time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of very hard, stone-like stool covered with yellowish, thick mucus? Also have daily vomiting, nightly fever, lq bloating.

What could be the cause of very hard, stone-like stool covered with yellowish, thick mucus? Also have daily vomiting, nightly fever, lq bloating.

Concerning: Daily vomiting and nightly fever are very concerning symptoms, but need to be evaluated in the context of duration, risk factors, and severity. Urgent (if not emergent) exam is warranted in cases of unrelenting vomiting and unexplained fever. ...Read more

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My 8 yr old son vomitted bile with thick mucus this morning, as he was vomitting he cried of tummy pain. He's now asleep, no temp as yet is it a bug?

My 8 yr old son vomitted bile with thick mucus this morning, as he was vomitting he cried of tummy pain. He's now asleep, no temp as yet is it a bug?

Watch closely: Hi Natalie, causes of bilious vomiting can range from benign to serious. It depends on whether your son has associated symptoms such as repeated bilious vomiting, abdominal dissension, persistent abdominal pain, any blood in his stool, or decreased alterness. If the episodes is repeated or he develops any of these symptoms, I would advise you to take hime to the nearest emergency room. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have had a cough with cold symptoms (sneezing, congestion, lots of thick green mucus, etc) for over a week. No fever but chills and vomiting mucus.

I have had a cough with cold symptoms (sneezing, congestion, lots of thick green mucus, etc) for over a week. No fever but chills and vomiting mucus.

Sinusitis?: Or bronchitis or both are possible. If the mucous is green and thick and is persisting beyond a week, an antibiotic from a physician may be beneficial. You can make an appointment with Health Tap for this type of problem and receive care, or see a local physician for evaluation and treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I've been coughing up small yet thick globs of yellow mucus+blood, my throat hurts, and it made me vomit. What could this be and how can I treat it?

I've been coughing up small yet thick globs of yellow mucus+blood, my throat hurts, and it made me vomit. What could this be and how can I treat it?

Productive cough: Typically, a cough productive of colored sputum suggests infection. It could be coming from the lungs however most often, in non-smokers and young persons it is coming from a sinus infection. To make an accurate diagnosis a physical examination is needed. Sometimes nasal rinsing with saline will improve these symptoms. Products such as neilmed or netipot are available over-the-counter. ...Read more

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Why am I getting thick mucus dripping from back of throat into my mouth. It has now become very salty at times I gag and event vomit bile in mornings trying to cough it up?

See ENT MD: See the specialist in this area, the ENT MD. You likely have some kind of sinus condition which needs to be properly diagnosed and treated. Make an appointment to feel better. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Sore throat, lost voice, vomiting bile, thick phlegm... Feeling achy and unwell does this sound like viral/ bacterial infection or any other ideas..

Sore throat, lost voice, vomiting bile, thick phlegm... Feeling achy and unwell does this sound like viral/ bacterial infection or any other ideas..

Thick phlegm: If you cough up purulent mucous, it could be bronchitis or pneumonia, . The lost of voice is from laryngitis. You may have the flu. See your primary care doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My daughter has been stuffy coughing very frequently and then throwing up. Looks like thick mucus. What can I do?

My daughter has been stuffy coughing very frequently and then throwing up. Looks like thick mucus. What can I do?

Coughing: Your daughter has a post nasal drip that is causing her cough. Use a bulb syringe to suck out as much mucus as you can. Then use salt water nose drops several times a day. Use a vaporizer while sleeping and elevate the mattress. Push fluids but go easy on the milk as milk makes mucus ...Read more

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I'm throwing up dark thick bile. Is this normal after consuming alcohol?

I'm throwing up dark thick bile. Is this normal after consuming alcohol?

Not normal: You may have a bleeding ulcer, which is a risk if you drink regularly. You need to seek medical help sooner than later. ...Read more

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I have Chronic Appendicitis, confirmed surgery soom. I've had nausea but never vomiting until tonight, it was so thick and dry, I was choking, normal?

I have Chronic Appendicitis, confirmed surgery soom. I've had nausea but never vomiting until tonight, it was so thick and dry, I was choking, normal?

No: It is not normal but it might be something expected with appendicitis, however other complications need to be ruled out and better ti inform your physician soon. ...Read more

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My 2 year old has light colored foamy poop. It's not as thick as normal poop but not as thin as diarrhea either. She's threw up several hours before?

My 2 year old has light colored foamy poop. It's not as thick as normal poop but not as thin as diarrhea either. She's threw up several hours before?

Possible infection: Hi there! This is the time of year when many children get "gastroenteritis" which is an infection of the digestive tract. The key here is to make sure she is keeping well-hydrated, even if she isn't eating well. You can give water, 50/50 mix of gatorade/water, or pedialyte. If she develops lethargy, bloody diarrhea or persistent high fever, she needs to she her regular doctor right away. ...Read more

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Nausea in morning, daytime occasionally. No vomiting, daily headaches, soreness, tired, restless, uncomfortable, emotional. Vaginal fluid (thick/white)?

Nausea in morning, daytime occasionally. No vomiting, daily headaches, soreness, tired, restless, uncomfortable, emotional. Vaginal fluid (thick/white)?

Could you be: Pregnant? If not your thyroid could be off but you need to see your doc for a thorough evaluation to determine the cause. Hope you feel better. Thick white vaginal fluid could be normal for where you are in your cycle. Be sure to mention it to your doc too. ...Read more

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Came of Depo-Provera 6mths ago, vomiting from smells, thick vaginal discharge and slight spotting and fatigue be caused by coming off it?

Came of Depo-Provera 6mths ago, vomiting from smells, thick vaginal discharge and slight spotting and fatigue be caused by coming off it?

Need to be seen: The vaginal discharge is unlikely related to you getting off the Depo. You need a Vaginal examination to determine the cause of the discharge. I suspect that you have a vaginal infection ...Read more

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My two month old daughter has been throwing up thick clear mucous. It isn't everyday but has a few times. I breast feed, she also has acid reflux.

My two month old daughter has been throwing up thick clear mucous. It isn't everyday but has a few times. I breast feed, she also has acid reflux.

You should not: Worry about it. Vomiting is a reflex especially for the little ones to get rid of mucus irritating the throat. Vomiting after coughing spells is ok. If concerned, get her checked out by her Pediatrician. ...Read more

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Ma urine is very yellow n I threw up n it was very yellow as well, wat could it be? I had a miscarriage but doc said ma uterus is thick, could it be it?

Ma urine is very yellow n I threw up n it was very yellow as well, wat could it be? I had a miscarriage but doc said ma uterus is thick, could it be it?

Get it checked: Yellow urine can be normal. Try drinking more water to see if it changes to lighter color. If it is still persistently yellow and you continue to vomit than get yourself checked by your doctor as there is possibility of liver disese. At least get your urine checked if there is any bile in the urine, if no bile then there is no problem
Yellow urine can also be due to any vitamins or meds you are taking ...Read more

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Is this a misscarriage? Vomiting, back pain, heavy bleeding, severe stomache pain, nausea, thick pink, grey and yellow skin coming from the vagina?

Is this a misscarriage? Vomiting, back pain, heavy bleeding, severe stomache pain, nausea, thick pink, grey and yellow skin coming from the vagina?

Very possibly: Given the right scenario of early pregnancy it is likely. Would recommend an urgent evaluation by obstetrician/gynecologist, or local emergency department. Ignoring could lead to complications and excessive blood loss. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of vomitting blood?

What are the possible causes of vomitting blood?

Multiple: Esophageal tears and erosions, gerd, stomach ulcers, including cancer, varices at the junction of stomach and esophagus, aspirin, bleeding abnormalities, duodenal ulcers, rarely abdominal aortic aneurysm rupurting into GI tract. ...Read more

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How to control maigrane? N vomitings during the pain?

Prevention and treat: There are many ways to prevent migraines, including avoiding migrane triggers, and some medications (such as propranolol). Some treatments for migraines are not oral and can be used if nausea is a large component of your migrane -- for example sumatriptan comes as a nasal spray. ...Read more