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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

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

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My wife has been having severe nose bleeds and throwing up blood but its after she drinks tap water or orange juice could they be the cause of it?

My wife has been having severe nose bleeds and throwing up blood but its after she drinks tap water or orange juice could they be the cause of it?

Unlikely: Have her be examined for causes of nose bleeds and throwing up blood, the tests should be up to her doctor. The fluids may serve as irritant for coughing or nausea but not the blood. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm five months pregnant and I've been throwing up blood for two days now and I'm trying to find out why cause I'm very scared ?

I'm five months pregnant and I've been throwing up blood for two days now and I'm trying to find out why cause I'm very scared ?

Go to the ER.: Throwing up blood is never normal, and can be serious.You need to go to the ER now. If you are dizzy or weak or throwing up constantly, have someone else drive you or call 911. ...Read more

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I just found out that my grandma went to the hospital because she was throwing up blood in the middle of the night. Possible causes for this?

I just found out that my grandma went to the hospital because she was throwing up blood in the middle of the night. Possible causes for this?

Blood vomiting: It means your granma has a serious bleeding problem originating in her gastrointestinal tract. I am sure the hospital is working hard to discover the reason. ...Read more

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What would cause my urine to be competly milky and chalky with some blood and abdomen pain while throwing up multiple times thats just clear liquid sometimes dry heaves?

What would cause my urine to be competly milky and chalky with some blood and abdomen pain while throwing up multiple times thats just clear liquid sometimes dry heaves?

See a doctor: Blood in the urine is not normal and could signal infection or stone, among other possibilities. The "chalky" appearing urine and symptoms you describe suggest infection. Please see a doctor for as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My girlfriend went to the doctor. She was throwing up and spitting up blood. If she got pregnant while taking her birth control can it cause this?

My girlfriend went to the doctor. She was throwing up and spitting up blood. If she got pregnant while taking her birth control can it cause this?

Pregnant/vomiting: Pregnancy can cause the severe vomiting, and if you throw up hard enough or long enough, there can be a little blood associated with it if you cause little tears at the bottom of the esophagus or irritated lining of the stomach. It likely has nothing to do with her having been on birth control, and everything to do with her vomiting a lot because of the pregnancy hormones. Needs to see OB for help. ...Read more

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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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In my blood chemistry test i had abnormal levels in my liver. What could be the cause?

Liver disease, other: My best interpretation of your question is that your blood tests show abnormally high levels of enzymes that are mostly associated with the liver. This suggests damage to liver cells with leakage of these enzymes to the blood. This may be hepatitis, a toxic problem, or even potentially a tumor. Some of these enzymes may come from other cells, so depending on which it might be muscle disease. ...Read more

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There is a little bit of blood around my butthole most of the time after wiping. What could be the cause?

There is a little bit of blood around my butthole most of the time after wiping. What could be the cause?

You need a medical: Evaluation. Possible causes include hemorrhoids, fissure, fistula, cancer or GI inflammatory or infectious condition. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Throwing Up (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