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What could be the cause to spitting up blood when coughing?

What could be the cause to spitting up blood when coughing?

See your doctor: Could be bloody post nasal drip, bleeding from back of mouth/throat, or even pneumonia. Definitely a symptom you don't want to ignore. Please make an appointment with your physician. ...Read more

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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more


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What would be the cause for throwing up blood?

What would be the cause for throwing up blood?

Ulcer: Anyone who throws up blood should see a doctor , surgeon , or gastroenterologist to determine the cause. Although the most commen causes include peptic ulcers there could be others such as esophageal(food pipe) tears or ulcers or varices, stomach polyps or cancer, abnormal blood vessels as well. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of blood in the stool? And can it be serious?

What could be the cause of blood in the stool? And can it be serious?

Could be serious: Sometimes blood in the stool is caaused by hemorhoids or polyps, but it is important to be evaluated for colo-rectal cancer, which can be very serious. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of Ammonium smelling urine? And mucus in bowel movements? Could the two symptoms be connected to the same cause?

What could be the cause of Ammonium smelling urine? And mucus in bowel movements? Could the two symptoms be connected to the same cause?

Bacteria: not lkely connected, the ammonia smell is from bacteria in the urine, This is abnormal and should be treated, the stool problem is not likely related unless there is a connection between the bladder and bowel ...Read more

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What can be the cause of the bright occasional blood loss from your bottom?

What can be the cause of the bright occasional blood loss from your bottom?

Hemorrhoids, cancer: Hemorrhoids are the most common cause, but cancer can also cause these syptoms. You should visit your primary care physician or a gastroenterologist to investigate further. ...Read more

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I woke up to a mild case of diarrhea, what are the possible causes of this?

I woke up to a mild case of diarrhea, what are the possible causes of this?

Infectious: infectious diarrhea is the most common cause. usually a virus, but also bacteria, parasites are possible. food poisoning is also common. there are many other causes of diarrhea, if it doesn't get better, visit your doctor. ...Read more

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My relative had blood in vomit. Diagnosed to blood vessel burst in abdomen. How serious this is? What could be the cause? What is the treatment?

My relative had blood in vomit. Diagnosed to blood vessel burst in abdomen. How serious this is? What could be the cause? What is the treatment?

Depends: Vomiting can tear vessel at junction of esophagus and stomach. Bleeding usually self-limited, but can be extensive. Other serious causes, like bleeding ulcers, cancers, varicose veins of esophagus or stomach, other, can occur. Ask the mds involved in relative's care for info. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of heart cramps?

What could be the cause of heart cramps?

You probably having: Chest wall/muscle cramps. Heart pain come from coronary artery disease and/or pericarditis. Usually pressure or stabbing pain with activities and with deep breath. Are you doing any heavy lifting exercise or work? Any risk for coronary disease? Any recent viral disease? ...Read more

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What could be the cause of clear phlegm with tinged blood in it?

What could be the cause of clear phlegm with tinged blood in it?

Depends: Greatly depends on what other symptoms are associated; it could be as simple as a posterior nosebleed or dry air, or as serious as tuberculosis, lung cancer, or an autoimmune disease. It requires evaluation in person with a doctor. ...Read more

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What could a double lung infection be caused from and what could be the possible out come?

What could a double lung infection be caused from and what could be the possible out come?

Many causes: There are many bacteria and viruses that cause pneumonia. Some fungi and parasites cause pneumonia as well. Common causes include streptococcus pneumoniae, staphylococcus aureus, hemophilus sp, klebsiella, influenza, respiratory syncytial and parainfluenza viruses. Most patients recover with appropriate treatment but severe cases and those in the immunosuppressed and elderly can be fatal. ...Read more

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Coughing up blood in the shower. What can cause this?

Coughing up blood in the shower. What can cause this?

Hemoptysis...: Coughing blood is called hemoptysis and it is a serious symptom that always requires an evaluation by a doctor. The most common cause is bronchitis but malignancy can also cause this and it must be ruled out. So, if you have this symptom, see your doctor asap. If you are also short of breath, go to the er for evaluation. It may be the humidity in the shower is loosening up the sputum. See doctor. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my constant need to urinate?

What could be the cause of my constant need to urinate?

Several things: There are several causes for frequent urination. Causes include infection, trauma, urinary stones, scar tissue causinf obstruction to urine, cancer, and inflammation. An evaluation will sort out the etiology and tailor specific therapy. ...Read more

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Just received my blood tests back and it states that my B12 is >1500....what could be the cause and what could happen to me because of this?

Just received my blood tests back and it states that my B12 is >1500....what could be the cause and what could happen to me because of this?

Taking B12 or...: High B12 is harmless as it's not toxic; the most common cause is taking B12 & since you're taking it that's probably why it's high.. However, high B12 in someone who isn't taking it can be a sign of serious problems like liver or kidney disease or myelproliferative disorders. High B12 does not cause these but caused by them. See http://bit.ly/1hVpCY7 & http://www.yourhealthbase.com/B12overload.htm ...Read more

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What could be the cause of continuous dizzness?

What could be the cause of continuous dizzness?

Check it out: Dizziness, lightheadedness and frank vertigo have many different causes. Vertigo which involves the sensation of rotation is usually organic and more important but any continuous persistent or progressive symptom should be checked ! ...Read more

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If the liquid in your eye burns when you wake up what could be the causes of that?

If the liquid in your eye burns when you wake up what could be the causes of that?

Eye burning: Your eyes burn in the morning most likely due to dry eye or blepharitis. Try artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses to your lids 2 times daily. If no improvement, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of stomach aches in the morning?

What could be the cause of stomach aches in the morning?

Gastritis: Morning nausea or stomach pain can often times be a sign of gastritis or irritation of the stomach. There is no food to buffer the acid in the stomach during the night. It could also be peptic ulcer disease so you should see your dr. As certain medications will help with the symptoms. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of yellow stools?

What could be the cause of yellow stools?

Change in bowels: The amount, color, frequency of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. If stool pattern has changed, is unusual for you, & the change persists, or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Husband in the ER in severe metabolic acidosis. What does this mean, and what could be the cause?

Husband in the ER in severe metabolic acidosis. What does this mean, and what could be the cause?

Many causes: Kidney failure has to be ruled out first. Sepsis, i.e. Infection is important to rule out also. If has diabetes need to make sure it is not diabetic ketoacidosis. Also, important to make sure it is not due to metformin (glucophage) if takes it for diabetes. Other rare causes include Aspirin poisoning and antifreeze poisoning will be ruled out by his doctors. ...Read more