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What Is Emesis
My grandmother passed away in her sleep and vomited a lot of coffee ground emesis-- what could have happened?
Bleeding: "coffee ground emesis" implies vomited blood that originated in the stomach. This can occur with any bleeding in the upper GI tract; bleeding ulcers and ruptured blood vessels (varices) are among more common causes. While the specific cause is not clear from this history, ultimately the bleeding was probably the issue. ...Read more
Probably gastritis: Alcohol can cause widespread irritation/inflammation of the stomach lining (hemorrhagic gastritis) which can result in throwing up blood. However, bleeding from peptic ulcers in the stomach or duodenum, or from esophagitis or esophageal varices (varicose veins in the gullet) can also cause bleeding. This bleeding may be life-threatening and needs urgent medical attention. Alcohol cessation is key. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can high triglycerides cause dizziness?Vomited 2 hours after breakfast.Triglyceride level obtained 3 hours after emesis. 625 result.
Hydrate!: Make sure your child does not become dehydrated. If you are unable to keep anything down your risk for this increases specially if you have diarrhea. Try giving small frequent amounts of fluids, use electrolytes such as pedialyte. If your child continues to have emesis seek medical attention asap. ...Read more
Green emesis on an empty stomach. Did not feel nauseous before started vomiting but vomited four times in last hour?
Green emesis: The green is from bile. When did you eat last? Did you fall? eat somewhere new?Have abdominal pain? If persists > 2 hours at this rate ( 4x per hour) go to ER. If confused or blurred visions go right now.May be gastroenteritis, gallbladder, appendicitis, obstruction ( especially if Crohns) or if head trauma/ severe headache from increased pressure in head. ...Read more
Yes, needs eval: Coffee ground emesis desribes vomiting up material that looks like 'coffee grounds' but is actually blood in the stomach. This is a serious problem whether there is blood in the stool or not. Coffee ground emesis needs to be evaluated by a physician immediately as this can be a life-threatening problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
MRI end aug showed gallstones in gallbladder neck, now recent MRI shows distended Gallbladder. 13 yr Son is also on tpn, emesis daily...meaning ?
Distended GB: is normal if he is not eating anything by mouth. The emesis could be from multiple things, since I am assuming there are other health issues given he is on TPN daily? However, GB trouble can cause emesis, although usually the main symptoms are right upper quadrant abd pain after meals, nausea, bloating, indigestion. He needs further workup. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is one more likely to experience nausea and emesis from gastroenteritis if they have food in their stomach when the illness begins to manifest?
Undigested food in: the stomach stimulates the stomach to contract and release digestive enzymes and when one has an acute infection, the contractions or peristalsis can result in vomiting. An empty stomach is resting, so less likely to result in emesis. In addition, everyone responds to a gastroenteritis infection differently depending on their host immunity, etc. ...Read more
Woke up extremely nauseated. Got up & immediately crumbled to the floor where lay until could get up. No vertigo, emesis. Loose stool. Fine in morn?
Write your ? clearly: I am sorry that I am unable to understand your question. It seems that you are saying that you are fine in the morning, but then you are waking up with extreme nausea and then you " crumbled" to the floor. I do not know, how long it took you to get up. Dehydration and electrolyte imbalance is a possibility, but please see your pcp as soon as possible or go to the er. Thanks. ...Read more
Emesis for 4 days, no blood in it, moderate pain in stomach, can't keep food down. No l/bm since first day afebrile. Have energy at night and can drink fluids and eat, wakes up and is sick again. Help?
See ur doctor soon!: Vomiting for 4 days isn't normal, and even if you suspect you may be getting better, have it checked out for peace of mind. You may be passing a stomach flu, but you should be on a simpler diet (bland, or liquid) until this resolves, as you are losing electrolytes and water every time you vomit. Your doctor will check how much you've lost already. Get medical advice promptly! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer