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Vomiting Coffee Ground Like Substance
Bleeding: Coffee ground vomiting means a mixture of blood in the GI tract and acid. The acid makes the blood turn black. You should find out the cause of the gastrointestinal bleed. Most likely, this will involve a procedure with a scope, where they look into the esophagus, stomach, and intestines to determine the cause of the bleed and to treat it. ...Read more
Since two weeks every morning till early afternoon I vomit around 10 times a day and I can see brown bits like coffee ground inside, no anaemia?
My 58 year old male friend has been vomiting black coffee ground looking and very smelly for a week plus 1 to 5 times a day, he is also having pain an?
Get thee to the ER: Your friend needs to go to the Emergency Room immediately as he probably has internal bleeding and could die. ...Read more
Hello, this morning I was vomiting a small amt of blood, a few sm. Clots and very dark brown vomit. Not coffee ground. Many ideas what's going on?
Bleed, leaky filter: Protein in urine means kidney filter is leaky. Coffee grounds means there may be bleeding in the stomach. Urine protein must be confirmed and quantified. If it is confirmed, various tests should be done to find out the reason. You must seek medical advice to get this checked as soon as possible. ...Read more
My grandmother passed away in her sleep and vomited a lot of coffee ground emesis-- what could have happened?
Bleeding: "coffee ground emesis" implies vomited blood that originated in the stomach. This can occur with any bleeding in the upper GI tract; bleeding ulcers and ruptured blood vessels (varices) are among more common causes. While the specific cause is not clear from this history, ultimately the bleeding was probably the issue. ...Read more
50% Colon resection 6/22/2015 for diverticulitis, now back x3 months straight. Swollen abdomen (L), vomiting, coffee ground diarrhea. ER or PCP?
ER: In general anybody with your signs or symptoms should go immediately to the ER ...Read more
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
My son is vomiting uncontrollably and is vomiting what looks like brown coffee grounds what causes that?
Blood in stomach: Blood mixes with acid in the stomach and looks like coffee-grounds. The blood could be from an ulcer in the stomach, or could come from a broken blood vessel or capillary in the esophagus. ...Read more
Gastro Bleed: It means a bleed in the upper intestinal tract, usually the stomach or esophagus. The acid of the stomach makes the blood turn black. You need an evaluation as to the cause and you need treatment for the cause of the bleed- this should not be ignored. ...Read more
An 8 year old child is vomiting small amounts of blood and what has the appearance of coffee grounds. What could be possible cause?
Been vomiting for a couple days stool look like coffee grounds but no blood when am vomiting is this a emergency?
Go to the doctor: It is not a reason to go to the ear, but going to your physician soon seems warranted. ...Read more
91female. Thyroid &chol med only. Thyroid level may be a little low right now. Fever 102, vomit brown liquid not coffee grounds. No bm x2d. ER? Prune jui
ER: A vomiting febrile 91 year old should be seen in the emergency department. Good luck. ...Read more
Upper right quadrant pain, bloody grainy stool, vomiting coffee grounds. Normal CBC, cmp, lipase/amylase, and CT with contrast.?
My grandmother passed away in her sleep and vomited a lot of coffee grounds, what could have caused that?
I started belching and it smelled and taste like rotten eggs with symptoms of diarrhea watery vomiting what look like red blood and coffee grounds
Go to the ER: Immediately if you are throwing up blood or coffee ground like material. ...Read more
I have cramps and diarrhea that was bloody but now looks like coffee grounds. Nasea but no vomiting. No fever?
Go to the ER!: Black coffee grounds in the stool or in vomiting are signs of fairly recent bleeding, usually in the upper digestive tract. Until the cause is determined, it should be treated as an emergency. You should go to the emergency room immediately. If you are too weak or lightheaded, do not try to drive, call for an ambulance. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more
I have had diahrrea for 11 days now that either looks like bial or coffee grounds along with severe vomiting and abdominal cramping light headed ness?
Need to see doc now.: Persistent vomiting and diarrhea that looks like coffee grounds, abdominal pain and lightheadedness needs to be seen by a doc sooner rather than later. Concern for bleeding from your GI tract and dehydration or serious blood loss. Do not take ibuprofen, Aspirin or naprosyn (naproxen) in the interim. ...Read more
I have pain in my lower back on the right side and I threw up couple of time and this time there was grounded coffee like particle in it.
It sounds like you: Might have a kidney infection. I think you should be evaluated by a health care professional as soon as possible. I suggest you go to a stat care facility or ER for a thorough evaluation tonight. ...Read more
I've been puking black gunk that looks like coffee grounds yet I haven't had coffee or anythung black to eat in weeks. What does this mean?
There may be..: ...Bleeding in your stomach. If you are vomiting something that looks like coffee grounds, go to the er. ...Read more
I have Chron Pancreatitis. 4 yrs post distal pancreatectomy. No major hospitalizations since. Earlier I threw up coffee grounds. I have no pain. ER??
Then call your MD: By your own account have no pain, no major problems in 4 yrs First call your doctor may want to see you in the office or will advise ...Read more
I have been having really bad heartburn for a couple of days and about 4 hours ago I threw up and it looked like coffee grounds. I haven't thrown up again since and my only symptom is slight heartburn, but I am now having really bad anxiety and feel scare
Get med eval asap: Please seek medical evaluation asap as this might be blood that has been vomited up. ...Read more
Throwing up black stuff that looks like ground coffee. Really weak and light headed. I'm 22 weeks pregnant. What could it be?
It could be blood.: Get to an ER ASAP!Get a more detailed answer ›
I have been bleeding from my vagina, nose, and ear. I have been puking up bright red blood and what looks like coffee grounds I had my period. Instead of lasting the normal 4 to 5 days it lasted for 2 weeks. Then 2 weeks later it started again. Then I had
You: You need medical attention. The coffee ground vomit is likely due to your nose bleed. The blood becomes oxygenated in the GI tract which gave it this appearance. The blood when you blew your nose, is likely to be from the lesion that is the source of your nose bleed. It needs to be determined why you are continuing to bleed vaginally. You appear to be bleeding several different sites. Sometimes, if the nose bleed is not stopping, it might need treatment (like cautery). Please call your doctor this morning to get further instructions. ...Read more
Can I have h pylori my stomach hurts bloated and back hurts no cardiac problems. I threw up and it looked like coffee grounds and I have heartburn?
Bleeding: Coffee ground mean upper GI bleeding. Gastric and peptic ulcer can have an abdominal pain irradiating to your back. Heartburn it's a sign of acid hypersecretion. If you are taking any Aspirin or Ibuprofen like meds stop them and stop drinking too. H. Pylori a possibility. You need to seek medical attention asap. If u throw up again go to to the emergency department, it could get worse. ...Read more
I am 16 weeks and I have Crohn's disease. I am now throwing up black "coffee grounds." Do I need to contact my gastroenterologist or my OBGYN?
Gastro: Call TODAY. Need eval for upper GI bleed. Good luck! ...Read more
Coffee intolerance: It's not uncommon to develop an intolerance to caffeine. Both the heat and the coffee itself can irritate your stomach. Many people have to switch to decaf or no caffeine at all. As long as you're not having pain you should be okay. If you're used to a large coffee intake, expect a headache from withdrawal, although not necessarily. ...Read more
What can I do if I vomit any food I take in since after drinking coffee yesterday (around 10 hours ago)? The last time I drank coffee was 3mos. Ago
Food poisoning?: Most likely you have a viral gastroenteritis or food poisoning from Staph aureus, Bacillus cereus or Norovirus. Treatment is supportive. If ginger tea/ginger ale and slow-deep breathing don't stop the vomiting you need medication to stop it. If unable to keep liquids down you may get dehydrated. See> http://bit. Ly/1vxEW0V Consult your physican ...Read more
I get up have my coffee in the morning then three to four hours later. I fell extremely dizzy light heated and fell like I'm gonna vomit.?
Hypoglycemia: Is that your only breakfast? The coffee? It could be that you cause a surge of energy through caffeine which is not a nourishing fuel and then you crash. In general try to have a balanced breakfast and eat every 3-4 hours. Get checked out...You want to make sure its nothing related to the heart or anything neurological. Start with basics: balanced meal and hydration! ...Read more