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Could stress cause vomiting blood?

Err on cautious side. Vomiting blood is not something to chalk up to stress! it requires urgent evaluation. Stop nsaid's, alcohol, tobacco ; head straight to the emergency room please. Once your hemodynamics are stabilized, the next step is to determine source ; control bleeding ;/or prevent rebleeding. Read more...

Vomiting blood after all food has been vomited. I force myself to stop even though I need to continue to vomit. What can cause this?

Mallory-Weiss tear? A mallory-weiss esophageal tear may develop after vigorous retching. Brisk red bleeding however should not be ignored or dismissed. Old blood may look like coffee-grounds, and be dark-colored. Oozing, small volume bleeds may be diluted by other stomach contents and may look like streaks, clots, or pink-tinged material. Any of these descriptions deserve evaluation--bleeding is never "normal.". Read more...

What could be the cause of a 45 year old alcoholic vomiting blood? My dad's girlfriend has been an alcoholic for 17 years. He walked in on her in the bathroom and saw blood in the commode. She says it has been happening since saturday. What can be the cau

911 . 911 might be prudent. She could have esohageal varices, a peptic ulcer, gastritis, esophagitis - who knows. My concern is that from the way she sounds right now, she may have had a sigificant blood loss. Something like this happened to one of my patient's a little over a year ago. He told his kids not to call an ambulance, when they finally did call, he had died from vomiting blood by the time that rescue arrived. Read more...
Yes, . Yes, i agree this is not a time to wonder why but to assure safety that only comes from proper medical attention. This situation, as already been stated can represent an acute life threatening situation and please then get assertive about getting proper medical care for the alcohol dependence as well. Read more...

Can vomiting blood be caused by anything to do with pregnancy?

Maybe... Whether or not you are pregnant, you need to be seen by a doctor in the next 24 hours. Let them know when you get there that you may be pregnant. Don't ignore it, please. Read more...