Vomiting blood looks like coffee grounds

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Avatar f tn I agree with addysmama. Frequent vomiting can easily irritate your throat. You may need some intravenous fluids though just from not being able to keep much if anything down. Maybe some meds such as zofran or phenergan as well.
1425162 tn?1289961299 Coffee ground blood or vomitus coming from mouth looks like bleeding gastric or duodenal ulcer. Coffee ground emesis is vomiting of dark brown granular material that resembles coffee grounds. It results from upper GI bleeding that has slowed or stopped, with conversion of red Hb to brown hematin by gastric acid. Several tests are done to confirm diagnosis like complete blood count and other lab studies, upper endoscopy for suspected upper GI bleeding, secure the airway if needed.
Avatar f tn Ive puked a little blood before and was told as long as it isnt more than a little bit and its only once then dont stress over it. Is it possible you just threw up pizza sauce? If you are worried then call the er or L&D and adk them.
Avatar n tn He may also be vomitting what looks like coffee grounds. Maroon could indicate small intestine and bright red could be lower rectal region such as from an anal fissure, or hemmorhoids. It sounds like he should really quit drinking alcohol for the time being. You may want to go to your local drug store and get an H.Pylori test kit, to see if he has this bacteria in his system. Hope this helps!
Avatar m tn If you are vomiting something that looks like coffee grounds than you need to see your doctor. Old blood looks like coffee grounds so you need to see someone.
Avatar n tn What it sounds like is old blood, it looks like old coffee grounds, there could also be some bile in it that turns dark green. This has happened to my son, he had a hiataul hernia which was bleeding. He still gets gastro bleeds from time to time because of acid in the stomach. Erik also has problems with paralytic ileus, symptoms being diarhea and then constipation, he also has a large amount of gas in his bowels which cause a lot of pain.
900720 tn?1241999871 The thing that you guys really need to watch for is how much blood she is vomiting, and what it looks like. If she is vomiting more than a tablespoon, or it looks like coffee grounds, then you need to take her to the ER because she sould have some sort of internal bleeding, or a bleeding ulcer....which the ulcer would be more of a guess becuase of the heartburn and vomiting. Make sure she gets plenty of fluids, because all of that vomiting will make her dehydrated.
Avatar n tn The doctor gave her a proton pump inhibitor one week ago but today and tonight she has still been continually vomiting this clear liquid. The vomiting action looks more like a cough as if she feels there is some pressure in her chest and this is always followed by half a cup of clear liquid. She had some red blood at one point but no coffee grounds. Her bowels are opening okay although her stools are bigger than usual. Her urinalysis is normal.
Avatar f tn Just keep watch for abdominal pain, or of the vomiting looks like coffee grounds, then go to the ER.
Avatar f tn if your stool is black and looks like coffee grounds got to the er immedietly! also dark vomit could possibly be blood, same with extremely dark stool. I don't say this to freak you out , seriously just do some google searches on black stools. I am not a doctor so I cannot give medical advice but I think it would be better to be safe than sorry. take care and post back when you can , my prayers are with you!
Avatar n tn That sounds like he's vomiting old blood....it looks black. He really needs to see a Dr. and go into rehab. He stands the chance of veins rupturing in his esophagus and bleeding out....and it happens real fast! I am a recovering alcoholic.....been clean from alcohol for 20 years because of rehab. My problem over these past two years has been Vicodin due to my mother's death.....self-medicating not to feel the overwhelming grief. I am currently tapering off of them.
10869131 tn?1430202096 If it's black and looks like coffee grounds then it could be serious but if it's red then it might be coming from your nasal passages...I'm not a doctor, but I've had stomach problems in the past and just for your reassurance if it's red it may not be coming from your stomach, but don't worry so much because we all do. Throwing up is normal during pregnancy as we all know, def go see your doc but you just may be fine...hang in there Momma!
Avatar n tn twice in the past week he has vomited mucus with what looks like coffee grounds followed by 12 hours of chills and fever. what is going on?
Avatar f tn Vomiting more than once per day, or continuing to vomit the following day Projectile vomiting Vomit containing bright red blood or what looks like coffee grounds (this is partially digested blood) Diarrhea Lethargy Vomiting despite not eating for several hours Abdominal bloating Vomiting also can be more dangerous in older dogs, dogs that already have health issues, and puppies.
Avatar n tn This might be blood. If the stomach bleeds, as in an ulcer, and the blood is digested by the stomach acids, you would vomit what looks like "coffee grounds." Please call your doctor and get an appointment. You need to be examined. If you start vomiting bright red blood, this would be an emergency.....get to the Emergency Room at the hospital right away. Bookmark this page, so you can come back and let us know how you are.
Avatar f tn Oops definitely not Grantham lol idk how that even happened.
Avatar f tn Most people think of stomach bleeding as bright red, which it is if it is fresh. But old blood looks like coffee grounds in vomit. Old blood that goes through the intestinal tract (for example a bleeding stomach ulcer where the blood does not get vomited, but instead passes through the intestine) is dark maroon or blackish tarry in appearance. So yes, it is definityely a bad sign and one not to be ignored. Most people, however, may not think too much about it since it is not bright red.
643805 tn?1243972443 I am alarmed at the vomiting having blood and mucus too. You aren't throwing up anything that looks like stool or coffee grinds are you?
Avatar n tn Now there is occasional blood in his stool and in his vomit, now there is what looks like coffee grinds in his vomit. I'm really worrid. He sees his surgeon this week and gastronologist next week. His bowel movements are frequent, he passes gas, no foods make him better or worse. We thought maybe Celiac Disease because he works in a bakery, but tests came back negative. And loads of stress, its a hurry up and wait game.
Avatar m tn It makes the throat irritable, and then in turn you can vomit blood if it's or something that is similar to coffee. It's black with what looks like grounds in it. (This is what mine was) Mine was also frothy and yellowy/green at times. This usually happens when you have bleeding of the stomach from it. What kind of diet is he on? And when do the symptoms start? Usually it will follow not too long after you eat, and certain things can set it off.
19746681 tn?1484703997 I was wondering is vomiting Wray looks to be, coffee grounds a abortion of being hypo, as well? I am always nauseous and inky recently actually began vomiting what look like coffee grounds. I also have a constant burning in my stomach and my appetite waxes and wanes. I mentioned in 5'11" and weigh 150 lbs.
1743553 tn?1311216325 When the ulcers bleed it can cause bloody vomit...or vomit that looks like coffee grounds. They will probably do a upper GI scope. THis is where they put a little camera down your esophagus to look at it and your stomach. They may take tissue samples, but this will help them better understand what they're dealing with. THey will probably reccomend you take an acid reducer such as Nexium. You may have to stop drinking alcohol for a while until you are better. Good luck!
Avatar f tn What it looks like. (bright red? Dark red? Clots? Does it look like coffee grounds? Etc.) Also, other than opiates, have you had problems with any other substance. I.E. Alcohol. Were you/are you a heavy drinker? I don't mean to be blunt, but bloody emesis is not a common side effect of suboxone, and there could be a number of reasons for it. If you do not wish to elaborate on any of this stuff, my best advice would be to see a doctor as soon as you can.
Avatar n tn -sharp, sudden, persistent stomach pain -bloody or black stools -bloody vomit or vomit that looks like coffee grounds If you have ANY of the above emergency symptoms, it may be caused by: -perforation--when the ulcer burrows through the stomach or duodenal wall. -bleeding--when acid or the ulcer breaks a blood vessel. -obstruction--when the ulcer blocks the path of food trying to leave the stomach.
Avatar f tn Vomiting blood and/or material that looks like coffee grounds. Black stools that look like tar, or stools that contain dark red blood. Symptoms of ulcers in the upper small intestine (duodenal ulcers) and in the stomach (gastric ulcers) are similar, except for when pain occurs. Pain from a duodenal ulcer may occur several hours after eating (when the stomach is empty) and may improve after eating. Pain also may wake you frequently in the middle of the night.
Avatar n tn blurred vision seeing things or hearing voices that do not exist (hallucinating) fainting rapid, pounding, or irregular heartbeat chest pain difficulty breathing seizure fever, sweating, confusion, fast or irregular heartbeat, and severe muscle stiffness abnormal bleeding or bruising tiny red spots directly under the skin sore throat, fever, chills, and other signs of infection uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body unsteady walking that may cause falling sudden muscle twitching or je
538894 tn?1389310148 If your stool changes color to red or black or you are vomiting what looks like coffee grounds, then it is time to get more urgent attention. That could be a bleeding ulcer.
Avatar n tn I can't believe how many doctors I consulted, only to ultimately diagnose myself on the internet. I have been vomiting blood, (the vomit that looks like coffee grounds) for a long time. I suspect I have ulcers as well. Insist that they test for it again. And yes, ask for the breath test.
Avatar m tn If vomiting is violent or persists for more than 24 hours or if your vomit contains blood or looks like coffee grounds, see a physician without delay. Evaluate the cause and treat the symptoms accordingly. Nausea and vomiting are two vague symptoms that can be caused by many illnesses and conditions. How you respond to and treat them depends on what's causing them.
Avatar f tn However, if the blood was dark brownish or even black and chunky - appearing almost like coffee grounds, with a stronger metallic blood taste, it is very serious. This could mean you ruptured an internal organ or that something is seriously wrong w/ you. This could lead to death or serious complications. If that's the case get checked out immediately. I hope it was the lighter color.