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What does it mean if my vomit was yellowish?

What does it mean if my vomit was yellowish?

Biliary emesis: Bile is typically a golden yellow color. It mixes with food to help digest dietary fats. When bile backs up into the stomach, it may appear in your vomitus. When persistent, it can lead to alkaline reflux and stomach irritation. Lots of common things can cause bilary emesis, but if persistent, worsening, or associated with pain, tenderness, weight loss, blood then please have it evaluated. ...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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What does it mean if you vomit up yellow sick and blood ?

What does it mean if you vomit up yellow sick and blood ?

Vomiting: You may have a sinus infection which has irritated your nose causing bleeding combined with mucus from your sinus infection. ...Read more

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I started vomiting this morning and it was a bitter taste that was yellow.what does that mean?

I started vomiting this morning and it was a bitter taste that was yellow.what does that mean?

Probably bile: If you have no food in the stomach when you vomit, what comes are gall bladder secretions that are there to help digest fatty foods. It is not dangerous to have this happen, but you may want to know the cause of the vomiting - that could be important to deal with. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Does yellow vomit mean anything? I also had sharp tingling pains all over and was sweating a lot and ate only a strawberry that morning. I'm 16.

Does yellow vomit mean anything? I also had sharp tingling pains all over and was sweating a lot and ate only a strawberry that morning. I'm 16.

No: Yellow is a normal color for vomit. I am sorry you are not feeling well. You probably have a viral infection which should go over within a few days. Get well! ...Read more

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My 18 month old has been vomiting for 7 hours it now appears yellowish green. She is tired. What should I d9?

My 18 month old has been vomiting for 7 hours it now appears yellowish green. She is tired. What should I d9?

Take her to the ER: If your daughter has been vomiting for 7 hours and unable to keep any fluids down, she is dehydrated and needs immediate treatment. She will most likely need IV fluids. ...Read more

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My vomit was yellow --what might cause this?

My vomit was yellow --what might cause this?

Bile: Bile is digestive substance produced by liver and stored in gallbladder, gives vomit a yellow coloring. ...Read more

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I haven't eaten in a couple days and when i got sick my vomit was yellow and dark green. What could this be?

Bile: Since there is no 'food' in your stomach, you are throwing up the 'digestive juices' that your body is still producing. More importantly, if you are not eating and still throwing up, you could have a serious problem....Call your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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When I go out for a night of drinking, I normally vomit while having spacey burps. As well my vomit is like a yellowish colour. whats going on?

When I go out for a night of drinking, I normally vomit while having spacey burps. As well my vomit is like a yellowish colour. whats going on?

You drink too much: Limit the amt of drinking, and the problem will no longer be there. The yellowish color is just from the stomach contents. Unless you enjoy the vomiting, the answer is to limit the amt of drinking. ...Read more

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Why would I have daily yellow vomit?

Why would I have daily yellow vomit?

Yellow color is from: Bile from the duodenum. Daily vomiting needs to be evaluated by your dr. As it could be due to a partial bowel obstruction. ...Read more