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I was wondering what does it mean when your vomit is green?

I was wondering what does it mean when your vomit is green?

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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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 when your child vomits green?

What does it mean when your child vomits green?

Worrisome symptom: To barf green implys that there is material (bile) coming up from an area beyond the stomach. It implys that there is an obstruction that could mean a twisting of the bowel and should be regarded as an emergency. ...Read more

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What doesit mean if you vomit a dark green colour?

What doesit mean if you vomit a dark green colour?

Dark green vomitis: If you haven' t eaten green vegetables you may be vomiting bile. See your doctor asap to make sure you dont have an obstruction of your bile duct. ...Read more

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What does green vomit mean?

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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What does green projectile vomit mean in an adult?

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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What does it mean when my bf throws up a dark green almost black color vomit?

What does it mean when my bf throws up a dark green almost black color vomit?

Bile: Bilious vomitus is that color. If he has frequent episodes of vomiting, inflammation of the stomach lining(gastritis), gall bladder problems, hepatitis, intestinal adhesions, peptic ulcer, hiatal hernia are possibilities and he should be examined by a physician. Have him abstain from alcohol,caffeine,greasy and very spicy foods,nicotine in the meantime ...Read more

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What does it mean if my baby has bright green vomit?

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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I had green and blue vomit?

I had green and blue vomit?

Depends on food: COLOR OF THE VOMITING DEPENDS ON VARIOUS FACTORS. ONE OF THE FACTORS IS THE FOOD YOU CONSUMED BEFORE YOU VOMITED. OTHER FACTOR IS THE PRESENCE OF BILE IN THE VOMITING. THIS MAKES IT THE YELLOWISH GREEN. ANY BLOOD IN THE VOMITING, DIZZINESS, OR WEAKNESS? IF NO THEN TREAT THE SYMPTOMS. IF THE SYMPTOMS ARE GONE AND NO ABDOMINAL PAIN OR FEVER THEN JUST WAIT AND WATCH. IF PERSISTENT, SEE A DOCTOR. ...Read more