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Is vomiting blood more than once a day a serious problem?

Is vomiting blood more than once a day a serious problem?

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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Dr. Janice Alexander
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Vomiting Blood (Definition)

Vomiting blood is a symptom in which a person vomits up his stomach contents, and the vomitus contains some blood. The blood may be from a nose bleed; bleeding in the throat, esophagus, or stomach; swallowed blood ...Read more


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Can I die from vomiting blood if I ignore it, if it was just a little blood?

Can I die from vomiting blood if I ignore it, if it was just a little blood?

Yes: You could have an ulcer that isn't bleeding that bad right now. However, if ignored, the ulcer can worsen leading to a hemorrhage from an underlying blood vessel. Mortality is increased in this setting. ...Read more

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What causes vomiting blood, i'm so scared and don't know what's wrong with me !

What causes vomiting blood, i'm so scared and don't know what's wrong with me !

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

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What does it mean when vomiting blood?

What does it mean when vomiting blood?

Not good: Can be different problems like stomach ulcer or esophageal varices, but if you are vomiting blood you need to go to er asap. ...Read more

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Is vomiting blood out indicate a serious problem?

Is vomiting blood out indicate a serious problem?

Yes, a serious one: You need to consult a gastroenterologist as soon as possible. You have a serious physical problem that needs high-level professional attention. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more


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