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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What does green vomit mean?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What does green vomit mean?

It may mean that you: Are vomiting up bile. If you are still ill consider medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Green Vomit (Definition)

Green vomit is a symptom in which the material a person vomits (throws up) has a green color. The color can be from things the person ate or drank, from the digestive juices made by the stomach, from greenish bile coming from ...Read more


Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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What does green projectile vomit mean in an adult?

Dr. Charles Cattano
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What does green projectile vomit mean in an adult?

Lots of questions...: You're describing bilious emesis. How often does this occur? Has there been weight loss, abdominal pain, or blood in what comes up? Ever had an ulcer, pyloric stenosis, gastroparesis? Maybe best to see your doctor at this point, particularly if symptoms are persistent or worsening. ...Read more

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
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What does it mean if my baby has bright green vomit?

Dr. Marcus Degraw
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What does it mean if my baby has bright green vomit?

Bad sign: Call your doctor asap or go to the er if this happens. It can be a sign of intestinal blockage causing green bile to back up into the stomach and out. This is always something that needs investigation and should not be waited on. ...Read more

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Dr. Jason Hemming
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I haven't ate anything green, so why my green vomit?

Dr. Jason Hemming
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I haven't ate anything green, so why my green vomit?
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
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Dr. John Cheng
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I have green vomit.?

Dr. John Cheng
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Need more history..: It may be just what you ate or it may be significant enough that you are bringing up bile from your stomach. ...Read more

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Dr. Dan Fisher
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What can cause green vomit?

Dr. Dan Fisher
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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What can cause green vomit?

Bile: Excluding all the green things one could eat, the Next Choice is bile. Bile is green. Until it is acte on by bacteria in the gut. ...Read more

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Dr. Dan Fisher
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Is it possible that blue food coloring would cause green vomit?

Dr. Dan Fisher
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Is it possible that blue food coloring would cause green vomit?

Yes.: This is very likely. Yellowish / greenish bile + blue dye=green. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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What can cause bright neon green vomit?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
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Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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What does thick green vomit suggest, along with a migraine?

Dr. Alan Ali
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What does thick green vomit suggest, along with a migraine?

Green vomit: Some causes are; Infection of liver, Alcohol or medications such as pain pills, Food allergies or food poisoning, Bowel obstruction, etc. Consult your PCP to explore cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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What can I do if I am throwing up green vomit?

Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Board Certified, Geriatrics
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SE a Dr. ASAP : Vomiting is a serious symptom. It causes dehydration and low potassium ( electrolyte imbalance) and the. Cause may be an emergency. Bilious materil ina vomiting suggest that the stomach is already empty. Either see your dr today or go to an emergency room now. ...Read more

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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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