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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
Psychiatry
28 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. John Fung Dr. Fung
Surgery
35 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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If you are nervous can you throw up bile?

If you are nervous can you throw up bile?

Yes: Bile is normally excreted into the portion of the small intestine immediately beyond the end of the stomach. During retching, it is very possible for that bile to reflux into the stomach, leading to the yellowish/greenish color of the vomit. Usually this happens on an empty stomach, since food tends to neutralize the effect of bile irritation on the stomach. You might try taking some crackers

Dr. Brad Goldenberg Dr. Goldenberg
Pediatrics
32 years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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Pregnant 26+5 by scan. Bile acid sent was 11.9 reported. Started on UDCA tab. Any effects on baby? Baby wt estimate d by scan 750g and told? IUGr.????

Pregnant 26+5 by scan. Bile acid sent was 11.9 reported. Started on UDCA tab. Any effects on baby? Baby wt estimate d by scan 750g and told? IUGr.????

Cholestasis: Your pregnancy is at risk due to fatty liver, so there is a strong chance your baby will deliver prematurely if this does not improve soon. The ursodeoxycholic acid you are taking helps to reverse that trend, so hopefully this will get better. Trust your OB, and stick to the diet they likely put you on to help, and hopefully your liver gets better soon...

Dr. Cornelia Franz Dr. Franz
Pediatrics
years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Bile salts (cholestyramine) and pregnancy?

Bile salts (cholestyramine) and pregnancy?

Drugs. Com: Cholestyramine has been assigned to pregnancy category c by the fda. Because Cholestyramine is not absorbed after oral administration, direct fetal harm is not expected. Impairment of absorption of fat soluble vitamins and other nutrients as well as effects of reduced lipid concentrations may be of concern, although the drug has been used successfully during pregnancy.. ..More.

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Dr. Andrew Seibert Dr. Seibert
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
31 years in practice
University of Louisville School of Medicine
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Why do I throw up blood and bile evey morning?

Why do I throw up blood and bile evey morning?

See your MD ASAP!: It is never normal to throw up blood. If you are, you should see your doctor immediately. If you cannot get an appointment to see them today, you should go to the emergency room. Do not delay. Good luck.

Dr. You Sung Sang Dr. Sang
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
27 years in practice
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
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I'm just wondering, if you throw up green liquid, is that bile?

Yes: Bile is the green substance secreted by the liver, stored in the gallbladder and released at the time of a fatty meal. If you vomit it up, it means that your GI tract was disrupted and instead of the bile going down, it decided to go up.

Dr. PAUL EUN Dr. EUN
Obstetrics & Gynecology
34 years in practice
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
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I'm pregnant and have rash. Ob ordered a bile test. What's this?

I'm pregnant and have rash. Ob ordered a bile test. What's this?

Cholestasis?: Your doctor is probably concerned about the possibility of cholestasis of pregnancy which is a condition that typically develops during the last several weeks of pregnancy. It typically causes severe itching all over the body without a rash. Serum bile acid levels are elvated which is the reason why your doctor is checking this. This condition is associated with adverse pregnancy outcome.

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Renee Harris Dr. Harris
Obstetrics & Gynecology
33 years in practice
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
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I am pregnant and have morning sickness... Sometimes its bearable and other times I vomit bile. Help please?

I am pregnant and have morning sickness... Sometimes its bearable and other times I vomit bile. Help please?

Lots of choices: Your doctor can prescribe many things to help. A diet of small frequent dry snacks followed an hour later by liquid helps (wet to dry). Over the counter ginger drops, emetrol or bonine can help too.

Dr. Nestor Del rosario Dr. Del rosario
Addiction Medicine
30 years in practice
Eastern Virginia Medical School
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Currently taking kapidex but will sometimes throw up black/coffee ground bile. Is this an issue or just humor (melancholy) per the greeks?

Currently taking kapidex but will sometimes throw up black/coffee ground bile. Is this an issue or just humor (melancholy) per the greeks?

See gastro: Coffee-ground emesis is not normal. Bile is green. Yes, you are on a medicine for ulcer, but sometimes there are failures. You still could have slow bleeding area, especially off and on. It is best to have it evaluated and maybe an upper endoscopy can look but depends on what your doctor feels.

Dr. Ahmed Seman Dr. Seman
Internal Medicine
20 years in practice
University of the Punjab, Allama Iqbal Medical College
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Almost every morning I am feeling nauseated and then throw up yellow bile. What could be causing this?

Almost every morning I am feeling nauseated and then throw up yellow bile. What could be causing this?

Find out the Reason: If you are sexually active, check for pregnancy. If pregnancy is negative, go to your doctor and get it checked as there are a number of diseases (too many to list Here) with nausea and vomitting as Symptoms. Be We'll.

Dr. Raj Vuppalanchi Dr. Vuppalanchi
Internal Medicine - Hepatology
19 years in practice
NTR University of Health Sciences, Gandhi Medical College
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For the past two weeks in the morning I have thrown up bright yellow bile. Nothing else. I am not pregnant and I also do not have a gallbladder?

For the past two weeks in the morning I have thrown up bright yellow bile. Nothing else. I am not pregnant and I also do not have a gallbladder?

Bile reflux: Your bile is accumulating in the stomach during your sleep because you no longer have gallbladder. Perhaps head end elevation at bedtime may help.

Dr. Steve Drabek Dr. Drabek
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
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Will a liver biopsy cause you to throw up bile the next day?

Will a liver biopsy cause you to throw up bile the next day?

It could: More likely would be the disease that lead to needing a liver biopsy and you need to call the doctor that did the liver biopsy now to discuss and he may send you to er or have you come to the office very soon. If continues and/or unable to contact doctor then go to er at hospital where biopsy was done.

Dr. Stephen Pool Dr. Pool
Emergency Medicine
27 years in practice
New York University School of Medicine
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I'm vomiting blood with bile while 11 months pregnant. Is that normal?

I'm vomiting blood with bile while 11 months pregnant. Is that normal?

No, on many counts: First, unless you are a horse, sea lion or llama you are not 11 months pregnant. So let's assume you are 11 WEEKS. Could be hyperemisis. You should call your OB doctor and get seen today. Especially if you have blood in the vomit. They will check for other serious causes as well. Http://www. Babycentre. Co.uk/a1018905/hyperemesis-gravidarum

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Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
53 years in practice
University of Vermont College of Medicine
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Hi I'm 6 wks pregnant and feeling itching all over my body I read it means something wrong with liver bile is it true I'm worry about my baby?

Hi I'm 6 wks pregnant and feeling itching all over my body I read it means something wrong with liver bile is it true I'm worry about my baby?

Yes and no: Itching is not an uncommon problem with pregnancy and believed to be partly from the bile issue you mentioned related to hormonal changes. However there may some unknown mechanism involved as well. Antihistamine does not work well but worth a try. Be sure to apply moisturizer after bathing. Try OTC Gold Bond anti-itch or TriCalm. This does not impact the baby. Talk to OB also.

Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Dr. Frank Kuitems Dr. Kuitems
Internal Medicine
35 years in practice
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4 days I have been very nauseous. Every morning I wake up at 4-5am to vomit bile. Been taking tecta and not really working 21yr F. Not pregnant!!!

4 days I have been very nauseous. Every morning I wake up at 4-5am to vomit bile. Been taking tecta and not really working 21yr F. Not pregnant!!!

See doctor to check: The vomiting each am is not normal. This requires a doctor visit in person and labs tests. It could be inaccurate pregnancy test, gall bladder disease, pancreatitis, viral infection, diabetes, psychological, medication side effect, neurological disorder or other causes.

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