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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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I drank heavily last night, woke up with a typical hang over. I threw up once and layer back down only to have to get back up and throw up again with blood In my vomit. It was Dark red blood that was essentially intertwined with mucous. I also was experie

I drank heavily last night, woke up with a typical hang over. I threw up once and layer back down only to have to get back up and throw up again with blood In my vomit. It was Dark red blood that was essentially intertwined with mucous. I also was experie

The bleeding is: NOT normal and is likely due to the mechanical effect of vomiting PLUS possible esophagitis/gsatritis form your alcohol abuse (YES this is considered alcohol "abuse:) Any more than a little bleeding should send you to the Emergency Room at once...if the bleeding is just ONCE and as you say "intertwined" with mucous you should recover. Use antacids for 24 hours and ASAP Talk FRANKLY with your PCP ! ...Read more

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What does blood in vomit look like? Is it dark brown or more red?

What does blood in vomit look like? Is it dark brown or more red?

Important question.: If you vomit blood, it can actually look just like coffee grounds. Of course, it can look like bright red blood - particularly if bleeding is heavy or rapid. Blood that works its way through the whole GI tract can look like tar: shiny black tar. Having said all this, it is important to be evaluated by a doctor if you are having these symptoms. Seek urgent help if you feel you are in danger. ...Read more

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Sudden coughing fit which caused vomiting of a lot of dark & red blood & foamy substance. Primary care or ER?

Sudden coughing fit which caused vomiting of a lot of dark & red blood & foamy substance. Primary care or ER?

ER: Vomiting blood is almost always reason to head to the ER for evaluation. Blood in the stomach can be from a bleeding ulcer, swallowed blood from a posterior nosebleed, or other serious problems. The ER can also make sure your blood pressure and red blood cell counts are ok and give IV fluids or blood transfusions if you need it. ...Read more

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I have had stomach pain upper epagastric area i found a lump now! I have blood in vomit dark red purple color looks like sand what could this be?

I have had stomach pain upper  epagastric area i found a lump now!  I have blood in vomit dark red purple color looks like sand what could this be?

Bleeding?: Vomiting a gritty, sandy dark substance can be what is known as "coffee ground emesis." this can indicate an intestinal bleed and one should seek immediate care at the emergency department of the hospital if this is present. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with gi bleed in the er, dark red blood while going poop. 3 days later pain is getting worse nausea vomiting dizziness worse. Revaluation?

Diagnosed with gi bleed in the er, dark red blood while going poop. 3 days later pain is getting worse nausea vomiting dizziness worse. Revaluation?

Yes: Yes, you should be reevaluated. If your symptoms are worsening and the bleeding has not stopped you should return to the ER for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Chest x, pulmo opin normal. Spitting little fresh blood, dark red clots 2 days three times. No cough fever vomit. ENT OPI normal. Gums stools normal ?

Chest x, pulmo opin  normal. Spitting little fresh blood, dark red clots 2 days three times. No cough fever vomit. ENT OPI normal. Gums stools normal ?

Blood: If an ENT exam including a sinus CT are normal and a lung exam including a chest Ct are normal, then it must be from your GI tract and you would need an upper GI endo ...Read more

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Is vomiting two small dots of red blood going to hurt me?

Is vomiting two small dots of red blood going to hurt me?

No: Flecks of blood when you throw up are not unusual - the strain of vomiting can cause small amounts of blood from the esophagus lining. Larger amounts, or repeated vomiting with blood can be a serious matter that should be checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

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Which one contains more blood red blood or coffe ground vomiting?

Which one contains more blood red blood or coffe ground vomiting?

Both are bad: Both are bad---bright red blood suggest acute bleeding---please seek medical care now if you are having symptoms. ...Read more