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Vomiting blood

Disease  Vomiting  Von Gierke disease

Vomiting blood
Definition
Vomiting blood is the forcing of the stomach contents up through the esophagus (the swallowing tube) and out of the mouth, in which the vomit contains blood.



Alternate Names : Hematemesis, Blood in the vomit
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Vomiting blood may be caused by many different conditions, and the severity varies among individuals. The material vomited may be bright red or it may be dark colored like coffee grounds.

results from upper gastrointestinal bleeding. It can sometimes be difficult to tell the difference between and coughing up blood (from the lung) or a nosebleed.

Vomiting blood is the forcing of the stomach contents up through the esophagus (the swallowing tube) and out of the mouth, in which the vomit contains blood.

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Severe abdominal pain
Vomiting blood
Black stool or bright red blood in the stool
Change in bowel habits, especially an inability to have a bowel movement
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Overview
(hematemesis) is the regurgitation of stomach contents mixed with blood, or the regurgitation of blood only.

Vomiting blood
Thrombocytopenia is any disorder in which there are not enough platelets. Platelets are cells in the blood that help blood to clot. This condition is sometimes associated with abnormal bleeding.
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can be a very frightening experience. In mild cases, you may notice small amounts of bright, red blood in your vomit. Or you may see dark brown or black material that looks like coffee grounds. This is blood digested by stomach acids.

Vomiting blood or "coffee grounds" (looks like coffee grounds)requires immediate attention.
Swollen abdomen
It can last from a few hours to a few days.


jaundice - yellowing of the skin and eyes
abdominal swelling ...

Vomiting blood (if the vomited matter looks like ground coffee, this may indicate blood) ...


Black, tarry or bloody stools
Shock, in severe cases
When to see a doctor
Make an appointment with your doctor if you have any signs or symptoms that worry you.

Vomiting blood or blood in your stools: In the presence of blood, your stools may look dark or tarry.


passing black stools
ascites, the buildup of fluid in the abdomen ...

Vomiting blood (128 causes)
Retching (6 causes)
Severe vomiting (6 causes)
Self-induced vomiting (4 causes)
Acute nausea and vomiting (28 causes)
Regurgitation (33 causes)
Nasal regurgitation of food (1 cause) ...

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Haemoglobin
The part of the red blood cell which carries oxygen.

vomiting blood
chest pain
Will I have to have any diagnostic tests to determine if I have GERD?

(hematemasis)?
Bleeding in upper GI tract
Ulcer (epigastric, better or worse w/food, nsaid use, black stools, ETOH)
varices (chronic liver diseaseportal hypertension)
gastritis (stress, ETOH)
esophagitis (GERD Sx) ...

If you're vomiting blood, have black stools or develop a fever, you should seek urgent medical attention.
Complications of alcohol-induced cirrhosis ...

Coughing or
Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath
Sudden dizziness, weakness, or change in vision ...

Abdominal pain
Vomiting blood
Symptoms of infections in the kidneys (renal mucormycosis):
Diagnosis TOP ...

Other liver problem symptoms include: dark urine, excessive itching, , diarrhea, and loss of appetite.

Trauma to the esophagus, such as a tear or injury from violent and repeated coughing or vomiting
Vomiting blood from such conditions as a bleeding ulcer in the upper gastrointestinal tract or veins in the esophagus ...

Hæmatemesis: from the stomach. The blood is often stale and therefore contains coagulated particles resembling coffee grains.
Haematuria: Bloody urine.
Heart sickness: Condition caused by loss of salt from body.

hematemesis: Vomiting blood.
hematochezia: Passage of bright red blood in the stool.
hematopoietic: Related to the formation of red blood cells.

Hematemesis: .
Hematochezia: Bright red blood in the stool, usually from the lower gastrointestinal tract -- the colon or rectum -- or from hemorrhoids. The term "hematochezia" is rarely used.

Did individual have recent history of vomiting blood (gastrointestinal hemorrhage), decreased urine output (renal failure), or use of sedatives or diuretics prior to onset of coma?

You are or have bloody diarrhea
You have a rigid, hard abdomen that is tender to touch
You are unable to pass stool, especially if you are also vomiting
You have chest, neck, or shoulder pain
You are dizzy or light-headed ...

Hematemesis - Vomiting blood.
Hematuria - Bloody urine.
Hemiplegy - Paralysis of one side of body.
Hip gout - Osteomylitis.

(it may have the appearance of coffee grounds). See a doctor if vomiting persists for more than a few days, or if it contains blood.
Passing blood in the stools. This is not usually fresh, red blood, but dark blood.

You are vomiting blood.
You are having trouble breathing.
You have severe abdominal pain or stomach cramping.
You have double vision or trouble moving parts of your body.
You have symptoms of severe dehydration (see the list above).

See also: See also: Vomiting, Bleeding, Cancer, Stomach, Abdominal Pain

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